RPA brings a Trillion Dollar business opportunity
Automation Anywhere has seen many success of RPA adoption and it’s set to have a broader impact than just improving operational efficiencies. Automation is not new. But in today’s world where businesses are managing many different technologies, there remains a huge gap between systems that are being automated and those that still require human involvement. RPA can increase productivity by liberating human workers to focus on more innovative work unlocking new levels of human creativity and ingenuity.
"As organizations seek to lower operating costs and improve employee productivity with RPA, India possesses a tremendous business opportunity for our company,” said Ankur Kothari, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder of Automation Anywhere. “We are building the world’s most efficient and intuitive end-to-end intelligent RPA platform, and over the next year, we anticipate deploying more than one million bots across India and Middle east to help more companies discover, deploy and scale RPA to drive extraordinary human potential.”
Globally RPA brings a Trillion Dollar business opportunity and it will grow further growth with 10X.
Ankur further says that India has 800 employees, out of 3,000 employees working globally, have two R&D facilities in Bengaluru and Baroda. Last year the company has received 550 million USD funding and it is going to invest these funds in the Global expansion, investment into R&D in India &US and further investments will go towards acquisitions.
Automation Anywhere is the leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the platform on which the world's leading organizations build world-class Intelligent Digital Workforces. Automation Anywhere's enterprise-grade platform uses software bots that work side by side with people to do much of the repetitive work in 19 different types of industries . It combines sophisticated RPA, cognitive and embedded analytic technologies.
Automation Anywhere University (AAU), has trained more than 350,000 developers, business analysts, partners and students in RPA. The program is expanding at an accelerated pace globally with more than 65 authorized training partners, 300+ academic institutions, continuing education programs and professional associations. says, Ankur Kothari – CRO and co-founder. He further said, over 3,100 enterprise brands use this AI-enabled solution to manage and scale business processes faster, with near-zero error rates, while dramatically reducing operational costs.
Automation and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are anticipated to encourage as many as 375 million workers, or roughly 14 percent of the global workforce to reskill themselves by 2030. RPA ranks as the third fastest growing technology for reskilling in the U.S. freelance job market, according to a survey by Upwork.
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“The kinds of skills companies will require in the next three to five years are going to shift, with profound implications for the career paths that workers will need to pursue as RPA continues its trajectory,” said Sundar Nagarathnam, Senior Vice President, Automation Anywhere. “We believe that investing in retraining and upskilling today’s professionals is an urgent business priority, and it’s imperative to prepare the next generation workforce for the future. Our company is steadfast in our commitment to provide RPA education worldwide anytime, anywhere and to anyone.”
Expanding RPA to the Masses, the company anticipates certifying more than one million individuals for the future of work and is continuing to build partnerships with training partners, professional communities and academic institutions globally. says, Milan Sheth – EVP IMEA Region.
AAU has experienced explosive demand for its curriculum since its inception less than two years ago, demonstrating a compelling demand in the market for RPA training and certification. The program provides role-based learning trails and courses ranging from beginner to expert level and offers one of the most comprehensive RPA training and industry-recognized certifications to help get ahead as well as yield new careers in RPA.
Automation Anywhere has recently signed an agreement with the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants which serves the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), leaders in the accounting profession worldwide. This partnership will offer RPA training to the organizations’ 650,000 membership seeking continuing professional education credit courses both online and in person. In addition, large training partners like NIIT, Fast Lane, Pasona and several boutique partners offer RPA training across the globe.
“We are excited to partner with Automation Anywhere globally to provide RPA training and certification support to upskill and reskill business and IT professionals,” said Sapnesh Lalla, CEO, NIIT. “This partnership brings NIIT’s proven outcome-oriented learning design and delivery to the rapidly growing Automation Anywhere eco-system. We believe this will give further impetus to the widespread adoption of RPA by ensuring the availability of job-ready talent for the future workplace.”
AAU has trained students from the world’s top universities in the U.S., Singapore, Korea, and India. Some of the academic institutions now affiliated with AAU include: University of Mississippi, Tulane University, University of Maryland in the U.S., as well as NUS in Singapore, Christ University in India, Cheongju University in Korea, and Dhurakij Pundit University in Thailand. AAU has also now opened more than 85 Bot Labs at educational institutions worldwide to ensure students have the ability to gain expertise in building software bots.
A comprehensive library of AAU’s free self-paced courses is designed for continuous learning. The leading online platforms like Udemy, LinkedIn Learning and SimpliLearn also offer courses on RPA. Business and IT professionals can currently choose from nearly 70 individual courses or nine role-based learning paths containing three to five courses each, and aligned to core RPA roles, such as bot developer, business analyst or RPA program manager.
With a mission to provide scalable, effective and convenient learning solutions to the workforce of tomorrow, AAU has now achieved multiple key milestones:
* Trained more than 350,000 students, developers, partners and business professionals from 300 educational institutions, and are currently attracting over 10,000 new users every month
* Delivered over 50,000 new badges and certifications
* Added more than 65 courses based on RPA job roles
* Implemented coursework ranging from short micro-learning modules to in-depth specialized topics in multiple languages such as English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, German and French
* Continued on-going engagement on the A-People community to share, discuss, ask and learn with other RPA practitioners
* Organized six Botathons in India and bot-building events with participation from more than 5,000 students.