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Pros
"The flexibility to use already-developed components is really good. You can use it for Excel-related operations and other things.""Provides valuable tools working in integration with RPA tools.""The pricing of the solution is quite good.""The OCR was quite stable and flexible.""The drag and drop functionality is quite good.""The ability to script information from websites is most valuable. It also seems to be fairly robust and reasonably easy to manage on a server-based deployment. We have a number of robots operating on the central server.""This is a stable platform and we did not encounter any big problems.""It is stable and scalable."

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"I like that Power Automate gives us a connector to be able to connect different data sources or different software.""The most valuable feature is the ability and ease of linking multiple connectors within the same flow.""Automation is the best feature of the product.""The most valuable feature is that it is pretty low-code, so you don't need much coding expertise to use it.""The templates on offer are very good.""The solution is easy to understand and to develop connectors.""Its integration with the Office 365 ecosystem is most valuable. We use a lot of ready-to-use templates.""The initial setup isn't too difficult."

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Cons
"Its documentation is not widely available on the web. They should work on the availability of its documentation. In Automation Anywhere, there is a feature called Discovery Bot that automatically records the process steps and suggests a possible bot. I am not sure if such a feature is available in Kofax. If it is not available, it will be very good to have this feature. ""We are on version 10.6, and the current version seems to be 11. Kofax is cycling the capabilities of the product very quickly. One of the difficulties has been to actually keep up with the capabilities as they've evolved. On the one hand, it is good that the product is getting better, but on the other hand, it is difficult to implement the best way with a product that is evolving constantly.""There is really nothing special about the capabilities of this product.""Exception handling needs to be improved.""The product needs more AI capabilities.""I would like to see them further enhance the OCR, specifically in the multi-language support.""It needs a free training portal for anybody on the internet to use so that they can get an idea of what the possibilities are.""The process discovery could be a bit better."

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"When we scale up, we switch to another application.""It would be good to have some kind of on-premises solution for BPMN users, but I don't think Microsoft will ever go back to the on-premises solution. They all train their clients to use their online services. It is easy, but it doesn't follow the industry-wide standards. I can only use the processes that Microsoft gives us. I can't map a business process by using other standards or notations, such as Business Process Management (BPM). I have to use whatever Microsoft gives us. I would like to have support for some standards because if we decide to use another BPM tomorrow, we will have to remap everything in notation to transfer from this solution. This is the only block or obstacle that I see in using this solution. It is closed in its infrastructure.""Not suitable for connecting other applications like browsers and third party applications.""The solution is still maturing, and it's going to take time for that to happen.""The solution is not actually satisfying the complex programs that we want to execute.""It should be faster and more user-friendly.""There is an RPA feature gap between this solution and other more mature products.""Looping can be a bit tricky."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"I don't have complete insight at this point in time, but I would guess that Kofax is a lot less expensive than Automation Anywhere. I would expect its license to be on a yearly basis.""Price is not a problem, because they are a competitor and we have a special rate.""Its pricing is reasonable given the product capabilities. Kofax has a wide range of products, and it can sometimes be confusing to understand which capabilities come with which product set. One of the key facets that we've been looking into recently is cognitive document recognition that was a core pile of some of their other technologies such as Kofax transformation modules (KTM)."

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"We are just using the free products at the moment. We are using the ones that come with the license that we have got.""This solution can save money when used for simple tasks specifically using only Microsoft products.""Its licensing cost is comparatively less as compared to Automation Anywhere. We have bought a two-year license agreement.""The price is right. If you have Office 365 It's included.""Currently, we are using the free license for testing. After everything is done, we'll buy the license.""There should be increased transparency about which features attend the pricing.""We have it on our system. I don't really know if we need a separate license.""I don't deal with the financial side. I know that we pay for a per-user license. It is probably less than $20 a user, but I am not sure about the exact figures."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The flexibility to use already-developed components is really good. You can use it for Excel-related operations and other things.
Top Answer: I don't have complete insight at this point in time, but I would guess that Kofax is a lot less expensive than Automation Anywhere. I would expect its license to be on a yearly basis.
Top Answer: Its documentation is not widely available on the web. For Automation Anywhere, a lot of documentation and YouTube videos are widely available, whereas the documentation for Kofax is not that widely… more »
Top Answer: Yes, Attended Bots  which can run without centralized control Module. RPA Tools like Automation Anywhere, uiPath ,Power Automation they do support this.
Top Answer: Microsoft‌ ‌Power‌ ‌Automate‌ ‌is‌ ‌intuitive‌ ‌and‌ ‌easy‌ ‌to‌ ‌integrate‌ ‌and‌ ‌use.‌ ‌I‌ ‌like‌ ‌that‌ ‌there‌ ‌is‌ ‌no‌ ‌coding‌ ‌experience‌ ‌necessary,‌ ‌and‌ ‌appreciate‌ ‌the‌ ‌automated‌… more »
Top Answer: ‌Neither‌ ‌solution‌ ‌requires‌ ‌any‌ ‌coding‌ ‌experience,‌ ‌and‌ ‌both‌ ‌are‌ ‌easy‌ ‌to‌ ‌use‌ ‌and‌ ‌have‌ ‌great‌ ‌drag-and‌ ‌drop‌ ‌functionality.‌ ‌The‌ ‌training‌ ‌and‌ ‌resources‌ ‌for‌ ‌AA‌… more »
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Also Known As
Kofax Kapow, Kapow
Power Automate, Microsoft Flow, MS Power Automate
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Overview

Eliminate Errors by Automating Data Gathering and Input

Reduce error-prone, manual data entry and complete processes the same way, every time, resulting in more accurate, reliable outcomes. Automate virtually any activity that involves accessing and acting on information.

Increase Operational Efficiency with Intelligent Software Robots

Streamline the collection of important business data so you can stop draining your budget and resources. Infuse speed, intelligence, efficiency and quality into your business processes while freeing up your employees for more valuable work.

Lower Development Costs without the Need for Coding

Develop robotic automation processes to automatically run complex integrations and access any web data source without the need for costly and time-consuming coding. Efficiently complete automation projects that have been previously delayed due to more pressing needs.

Extend the Value of Business Process Automation (BPM) Solutions

Deploy robotic process automation (RPA) tactically within a business unit to meet your specific goals for a part of or the entire process. Run RPA as complementary to your business management (BPM) and case management platforms—using robots at various steps within a larger set of key business processes to further eliminate manual work.

Monitor and Optimize Processes with Robotic Process Intelligence

Proactively monitor and optimize the health of your robotic process automation platform with Kapow Robotic Process Intelligence. Monitor trends, ensure compliance, detect potential problems in real time and maximize the productivity of your digital workforce.

Microsoft Flow is now Power Automate—a versatile automation platform that integrates seamlessly with hundreds of apps and services.

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Sample Customers
Aetna, BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, Aviva, Humana, Willis, Merck, University Hospitals, CardinalHealth, American Red Cross, Alegri, Capita
SNCF, Air France, Avanade
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company25%
Transportation Company13%
Comms Service Provider13%
Logistics Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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Manufacturing Company19%
Computer Software Company12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Transportation Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Small Business53%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise40%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise70%
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Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise56%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise70%
Find out what your peers are saying about Kofax RPA vs. Microsoft Power Automate and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Kofax RPA is ranked 12th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 8 reviews while Microsoft Power Automate is ranked 3rd in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 57 reviews. Kofax RPA is rated 7.2, while Microsoft Power Automate is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Kofax RPA writes "Stable, scalable, and provides flexibility to use already-developed components, but its documentation is not widely available and it needs a feature similar to Discovery Bot". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Power Automate writes "Very user-friendly and easy to use but requires better user training at first". Kofax RPA is most compared with UiPath, ABBYY FlexiCapture, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere (AA) and HyperScience, whereas Microsoft Power Automate is most compared with UiPath, Automation Anywhere (AA), Blue Prism, WinAutomation by Softomotive and Nintex RPA. See our Kofax RPA vs. Microsoft Power Automate report.

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