RPA & RED Solution

January 04, 2023
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Robotic Process Automation Is Changing the Future of Work

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Gartner survey reveals 80% of executives think automation can be applied to any business decision
Gartner, 2022


The future of work looks bright as emerging technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) empower businesses to simplify complex workloads quicker and easier than ever before. RPA enables organisations to automate repetitive and time-consuming manual processes, helping to improve accuracy and consistency as well as reduce cost.

As businesses continue to look for ways to optimise their operation, RPA is poised to become a key enabler.

How Does a Robotic Process Automation Tool Work?

In today’s business environment, RPA tools can significantly help organisations seeking to transform their business processes. But how exactly does this automation work, and how does it benefit you?

RPA uses software robots, or ‘bots’, to automate traditionally repetitive, manual, and labour-intensive tasks, freeing employees to focus on more value-added activities. These bots can be programmed to do various tasks from data entry to customer service.

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Over 70% to 80% of rules-based processes can be automated by using RPA tools."

Common Robotic Process Automation Use Cases in Various Industries

RPA is making an impact in several industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, and financial services. For example:

  • In healthcare, RPA is being used to automate the process of scheduling patient appointments.
  • In manufacturing, RPA is used to automate the quality control process.
  • In financial services, RPA is used to automate the account reconciliation process.

RPA is a powerful tool that can help businesses improve efficiency and productivity.

Introducing the Ricoh Electronic Digital Worker (RED)

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The Ricoh Electronic Digital Worker (RED) is an electronic ‘digital worker’ that makes manual processes simpler, faster, and smoother in your workplace. Using powerful automation tools and leveraging the expertise of Ricoh Professional Services, RED is a powerful addition to any workflow, enabling your employees to focus on high-value tasks and enhance the operational efficiency of your business.

Why Agility Is Key When Implementing RED

The Ricoh Electronic Digital Worker (RED) is fast and easy to use, with intuitive drag-and-drop tools designed to help you visualise and automate processes, even without any prior experience or technical knowledge. The automation process then follows a series of steps and rules to perform high volume and repetitive tasks faster than a human.

RED is designed to be agile and easy to use, allowing it to be deployed quickly within your organisation. Using a low-code platform, we can build and configure a solution to automate repetitive manual tasks within days. This solution can be easily integrated into your legacy systems, including third-party and in-house applications, ensuring a seamless transition to automation.

To read more about real-world cases of how RED delivers value to organisations, download the full article.

Ready to Deploy Robotic Process Automation in Your Organisation?

When choosing an RPA solution partner, it’s recommended that you pick one that has expertise in providing services that empower your processes and has the track record to back it up.

That’s where Ricoh comes in. Throughout our 85-year history, Ricoh has been a leading provider of workplace technology, providing customers across approximately 200 countries with solutions dedicated to uplifting organisational capabilities.

With Ricoh and RED, you get an RPA solution partner that is ready to meet your organisation’s unique needs and take your business to greater heights.

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