Even though ERP systems automate most of the handling of accounting and financial activities, many of us still have the drive to seek even further for automation. Even the shortest routines that need to be carried out daily can become irritating and become source of avoidable errors. Wouldn’t it be nice to limit repetitive clicking and typing to the minimum and have more time to focus on what really matters? When looking into automating activities in SAP, the first idea might be to simply ’write a program’ to take care of executing the task at hand. But how can you automate SAP safely, successfully and for free?
In the beginning of March, Zanders organized a “jargon-free” Breakfast Session to explore what robotic process automation (RPA) is all about. We had a look under the hood of a complex, hard-working robot and shared experiences on how to make the journey of deploying a digital workforce as smooth as possible.