Business Wire

Softomotive Study Reveals Why Engaging Employees Early in RPA Is Good for Business

Share

Softomotive, a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendor, today launched a new study which highlights the business value of engaging employees early on in automation processes.

The Softomotive People1st Employee Study 2019, conducted in partnership with KS&R, Inc., a global market research and consulting firm, questioned over 1,200 employees in the US, UK, and India. The study gives in-depth insights into their involvement in RPA processes, the concerns they have and how organizations should address them.

Among the findings in this extensive study:

  • 37% of employees’ time in an average week is spent on activities that don’t contribute significant value to the business
  • 75% are interested in using RPA, or using it more than they do today
  • 77% want at least a little input into decisions about how and where RPA should be leveraged
  • Only 25% of employees feel they are “very well prepared” for more automation at work.

“We found that employees definitely want to be more than just passive spectators in RPA processes,” said Bob Weare, Softomotive’s Chief Marketing Officer, “At the end of the day, it is end users, or citizen developers, who have the best understanding of how to accelerate process automation for better business outcomes. Logically, it makes sense that they should be part of any RPA project right from the start.”

Softomotive’s People1st Approach for RPA is a totally new way to deploy RPA by putting the power in the hands of end users. It ensures that employees are properly equipped with the full support and collaboration of the IT function to automate what they want, when they want, within pre-defined boundaries.

Softomotive is one of the leading worldwide providers of RPA solutions, including:

Download a copy of The Softomotive People1st Employee Study 2019 here.

For more information visit https://www.softomotive.com/

About Softomotive

Softomotive is one of the leading worldwide providers of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions, trusted by more than 8,000 companies worldwide. Both attended and unattended RPA are delivered through powerful, robust RPA technology, from desktop installation to server-based software which is quick to deploy, easy to use and provides best value for money.

WinAutomation is the world’s best Robotic desktop automation (RDA) tool and provides a powerful, robust and easy to use Windows-based platform for building software robots.

ProcessRobot is a leading enterprise RPA platform, including enterprise grade security and controls, with links to best-of-breed AI technologies.

Survey methodology

From March 21 – April 12, 2019, Softomotive conducted online survey interviews with 1,210 employed persons working in companies with at least 5,000 employees across three countries – US, United Kingdom, and India. Participants had to work 35 or more hours per week in a non-manual labor job. KS&R, Inc., a global market research firm, was contracted to administer and manage the research.

Contact information

Softomotive Press Office
Bob Weare
Email@ press@softomotive.com
Tel: +44 207 048 2000

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Results Conference Call6.12.2019 21:07:00 EETPress release

Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 17, 2020 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2019. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time. To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (844) 721-7241 within North America or +1 (409) 207-6955 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call and the access code is 4013483. A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at www.slb.com/irwebcast until February 17, 2020, and can be accessed by dialing +1 (866) 207-1041 within North Amer

BUFF STUDIO Globally Launches My Coloring, a Mobile 3D Pixel Art Coloring Book Game6.12.2019 16:00:00 EETPress release

BUFF STUDIO announced on December 5 that it launched My Coloring, a mobile 3D pixel art coloring book game, in 155 countries simultaneously. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191206005162/en/ BUFF STUDIO launched My Coloring, a mobile 3D pixel art coloring book game, in 155 countries simultaneously. My Coloring is a game that materializes a 3D pixel art coloring book on mobile devices. You can blow your stress away as you paint spaces in the order of numbers on the screen while reading calming messages. Relaxing background music you will listen during gameplay and its fairytale-like design will give you pleasure and happiness. You can download it for free on Google Play and the Apple App Store. (Graphic: Business Wire) Its Android and iOS versions were released at the same time so the users can download it for free on Google Play and the Apple App Store. My Coloring is a game that materializes a 3D pixel art col

Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs6.12.2019 15:00:00 EETPress release

Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. An Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister), Simon Coveney, T.D. commenting on the opening said: “This announcement is great news for Cork and indeed Ireland. With up to 50 jobs planned, Horizon8 is placing a significant vote of confidence in the Irish Market and further demonstrates our competitive position in attracting Foreign Direct Investment. All of these roles will be for high-skilled workers, including engineers, developers and business consultants. As a Government, we have been committed to making sure that there is a strong pipeline of job opportunities outside of Dub

UAE Company Completes GBP 300 Million Investment in UK6.12.2019 12:58:00 EETPress release

Twenty14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of LuLu Group International, has completed investments of US$ 390 million in UK with the inauguration of the Great Scotland Yard in London today. The hotel will be open for business from December 9, 2019. The historic property was acquired in 2015 for GBP 110 million, and the makeover of the hotel involved a further GBP 50 million. In addition to the Great Scotland Yard, Twenty14 Holdings had acquired the celebrated Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian in Scotland in 2018. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191206005122/en/ The Great Scotland Yard being formally inaugurated by Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State, Lord Jonathan Marland, Sir Edward Lister, UAE Ambassador HE Mansoor Abulhoul, Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanshyam, Hyatt Hotels Global President & CEO Mark Hoplamazian in the presence of LuLu Group Chairman Yusuffali MA and Twenty14 Holdings MD Ad

Autodoc GmbH adapts its storage capacity to strong company growth6.12.2019 12:08:00 EETPress release

Autodoc, the benchmark in online retail for car spare parts in Europe, is expanding its logistics locations in Szczecin and Berlin. With above-average growth in recent years, the demands placed on logistics have become increasingly extensive. In 2018 as a whole, around five million orders were processed and delivered at the two Autodoc warehouses in Berlin and Szczecin. In the current year, the 6 million mark in orders was already exceeded by mid-November. In order to meet Europe-wide demand in the future as well, Autodoc has rented additional warehouse space in Szczecin and at its main location in Berlin. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191206005110/en/ The Autodoc warehouse in Szczecin, Poland, will provide around 27,000 m² of storage space from spring 2020. (Photo: Business Wire) Expansion of logistics capacities is a key growth factor Autodoc saw itself as a European company from the outset and identified

Play harnesses ADVA timing solution for 5G-ready mobile network6.12.2019 11:00:00 EETPress release

ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that Play has deployed its Oscilloquartz timing solution to provide LTE Advanced services throughout Poland and prepare its network for 5G. The PTP grandmaster with dual integrated GNSS antenna enables Play to deliver the resilient and accurate Precision Time Protocol (PTP) frequency and phase synchronization needed for next-generation connectivity. With its ultra-compact design, the OSA 5405 Series empowers Play to migrate its radio access network from costly GNSS RF antennas and coax cables to standard copper and fiber Ethernet cabling, dramatically reducing capital expenditure and operating expenses. ADVA’s long-term partner NAVI also played a key role in the project. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191206005008/en/ ADVA's OSA 5405 timing technology is helping Play prepare for 5G (Photo: Business Wire) “This deployment is about taking our RAN infrastructure to the next level.

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom