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Post-Covid reality has proven to be a historic tragedy for humankind as well as the world economy. To combat the challenges of volatile markets and changing customer demands, business leaders are adapting to the ‘new normal’ way of doing business by transforming their business functions.

This ‘new normal’ approach is all about making your business more resilient by becoming  a technology-led intelligent enterprise. Business leaders are quickly enabling digital transformation by digitally transforming business processes through automation.

The rise of Solutions such as Next-gen SAP ERP Solutions, Business Intelligence Solutions, Cloud Hosting Solutions, Robotic Process Automation Processes – has successfully demonstrated how businesses can become even more profitable despite challenges.

In this article, we introduce the concept of automation, break down what digital transformation means for your business and how Robotic Process Automation takes your enterprise to the next level.

What is the difference between Digital Transformation and Automation?


Digital transformation and automation are used interchangeably; however, they have very different meanings within a business context.

Automation involves applying technologies to minimize human efforts and make business processes more efficient. On the other hand, digital transformation not only makes business processes more efficient, but also unlocks new value for businesses through constant innovation.

It can be said that Automation is the means to an end whereas Digital Transformation is the desired end.

In addition to automation and digital transformation, lately Robotic Process Automation has become a buzzword in business circles. Broadly speaking, Robotic Process Automation is a sophisticated approach to automating specific business processes using ‘software bots’.

Let’s dive deeper into understanding what Robotic Process Automation is and why it is becoming a buzzword post-pandemic.

What is Robotic Process Automation?


Robotic Process Automation (RPA) automates repetitive business tasks and augments human efforts into high value activities. RPA Software bots when integrated with your existing SAP ERP Solutions can offer the advantage of:
  • Improving workforce productivity by minimizing the scope of human errors
  • Achieving high ROI in optimal time of deployment
  • Supporting error-free remote working with cloud-based bots
  • Minimizing the complexity of core business processes
  • Augmenting employee efforts into creative problem-solving by taking care of mundane tasks
At VC ERP Consulting, as a successful implementation partner for SAP ERP Solutions & RPA, we have first-hand witnessed the power of RPA to transform productivity and increase the efficiency of your business operations.

Which are the most preferred RPA Platforms in the market?


In our experience and expertise, we recommend RPA Solutions using one of these popular RPA Platforms for your enterprise.

SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation

  • Create and deploy digital assistants or software bots directly from the SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (SAP IRPA) Store
  • Automate your SAP applications with the best integrated RPA Solution
  • Reduce implementation time and maintenance efforts with a stable and efficient RPA

RPA with UiPath

  • Build, deploy and manage software bots that imitate human actions interacting with solutions and software
  • Make your routine tasks faster, error-free and consistent
  • Streamline workflows and make your business more flexible

RPA with Automation Anywhere

  • Create software bots which interact with your existing ERP Solutions
  • Augment your employee productivity by learning, mimicking and executing rule-based business processes
  • Operate round the clock, nonstop, much faster and with 100% reliability and precision with software bots

When is the best time to adopt RPA for your organization?


RPA is strategic and use-case based. The implementation of RPA Solutions varies from one business to the next depending on a variety of factors including the specific use case. In our experience, if a business meets the following conditions, it is a good time to consider RPA:
  • When you have significant and recurring huge operational data
  • The specific business scenario requires technical, mundane and rule-based tasks
  • The scope of human error is high as technical workload on your overburdened staff keeps increasing
  • When you have the willingness to invest in supporting cloud-computing solutions and platforms powering your software-bots

Why does your Business need RPA?


Perform repetitive, mundane or tedious tasks like filling forms, updating spreadsheets, journal entries, sales invoices and much more using software bots.

Update employee data in real-time, generate invoices, process payments, automate order confirmations & much more in hardly a few minutes to redefine your business efficiency.

Here is why your business needs RPA:

To Automate Manual Business Processes

  • Run your business functions smoothly with increased efficiency
  • Provide customers with timely support by handling bulk volumes of customer service calls

To Minimize Human Intervention

  • Accomplish tasks with precision and speed
  • Replicate human tasks in a fast and flexible way
  • Reduce human dependency caused by employee absence by automating critical business processes

To Increase Business Efficiency

  • Enhance operational efficiency by using front office software bots & attended automation
  • Cater to volatile customer demands by relying on automated back-office activities

Accelerate your automation journey for building a resilient business now.


Robotic Process Automation Processes will empower your business by boosting employee performance and making the business processes more efficient. Enhance your SAP ERP Solution capabilities even more.

Let 2022 be the year your business achieves new heights through superior operational performance.

Ready to transform your business using RPA? 

Get in touch with award winning SAP Gold Partner, Certified Consultants and Advisors at VC ERP Consulting for Free Consultation.

Call +91 79 48998911 (India) Whatsapp +254 111229970 (Kenya), Call +469 915 6026 (North America)  or drop an E-mail at sayhello@vc-erp.com

VC ERP Consulting is a leading an award winning SAP gold partner in India, focused on providing innovative and successful business solutions.