Intelligent process automation
How to digitize your value creation processes.
Fundamental Process Redesign
Companies need to increase revenues, lower costs, and delight customers. Doing that requires reinventing the operating model. Intelligent process automation (IPA) is a set of new technologies that combines fundamental process redesign with robotic process automation and machine learning. It is at the core of the next generation operating model. (Digital McKinsey, 2017)
A preliminary step to automate your processes is an adequate analysis and design of the processes and process steps. AKQUINET supports you with process mining as well as with process grid, which is a condition-based approach to process analysis and design and a prerequesite for robotic process automation.
Robotic Process and Task Digitization/Automation
- Win on time-based competition!
- Guarantee high quality processes for your customers!
- Reduce costs through automation
- Guarantee compliant processes!
- Become Industry 4.0-ready by building up your digital intelligence
Robotic Process Automation is a promising new development in business automation that offers a potential ROI of 30-200 percent - in the first year. Employees may like it too. (Mc Kinsey Quarterly, 2016)
For some time, AKQUINET has been deploying succesful solutions to digitize companies. The results have been a reduction of throughput times and efforts up to 90% of the initial value and an increase of process and data quality by up to 100%.
Success Story -Technical Sales Assistance Robots
AMAG is a supplier of primary aluminum and semi-finished products in selected markets. The company's success is based on the consequent alignment with the requirements of their markets and the strong customer and quality oriented thinking and acting of their employees, combined with a high level of experience and metallurgical competence in aluminum.
They took their USP to a next level by using technical decision robots! They are helping sales by aligning customer requirements and production possibilities as well as on quality and compliance necessities in real time and 100% quality!
What's the idea?
RPA is a type of software that mimics the activity of a human being in carrying out repetitive routine tasks within a process. These tasks may be simple, uninteresting and dreary as well as complex and challenging.
In both cases RPA can do repetitive stuff more quickly, accurately and tirelessly than humans, freeing knowledge workers to do other tasks requiring human strengths such as emotional intelligence, reasoning, judgement and interaction with the customer (see Leslie Willcocks, Professor at London School of Economics LSI).
What's the performance?
On a typical business day at one of our clients 50 bRobots are doing their job of supporting applications, processes and people within the process.
These bRobots perform round about 650,000 decisions/actions per day in different areas along the value chain, producing tremendous results! They help you to save an enormous amount of time and money (taking just 30 seconds for every decision) and to maximize your value chain quality at the same time.
This group of decision robot is helping to optimize your value chain by digitizing the process. Moreover it is a base module for digital intelligence and organizational learning.
How does it work?
- asking for information about a business case (Fiori App+)
- making more or less complex routine decisions (DECISION+), which are the base for
- creating information
- triggering workflows (WORKFLOW+)
- doing work (ACTION+)
Areas of Application
Areas of application where our bRobots support people along the Value Chain (examples): Master Data Management, Order Management, Configuration, Workflows, Pricing, Supply Chain Management, Sales Information, Provisioning, Routings, BOMs, Quality Management, Compliance, closed logistics loop between shop floor IT and SAP ERP, and more.