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Blue Prism: AI and analytics software

Justin van der Lande Principal Analyst, Research

"Blue Prism was the original creator of the term 'robotic process automation' and has grown very rapidly since its formation in 2001, helped by funding from its IPO in 2016."

Blue Prism is a company that makes robotic process automation (RPA) software to automate business tasks by using software ‘robots’ to instigate systems-based actions, thereby replacing manual processes. RPA has evolved to incorporate AI functions. This means that cognitive decisions can be added to tasks and processes in order to increase the complexity of the tasks that RPA can support. The connection of multiple automated robots enables even more-complex processes to be optimised and controlled.

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