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November 8, 2018
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A History of Robotic Process Automation

Many great inventions have been left to linger in obscurity until a visionary saw a new use. Similarly, the recent emergence of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has brought to light the interesting journey this innovation has undergone. To elaborate, this blog post goes through the history of robotic process automation, from the isolated craftsmen of old to the specialized accountants of today. Before delving into this metaphor, let...

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November 5, 2018
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Content We Love — The New Digital Workforce

The most efficient and effective tools have always managed to stand out from the noise. In this vein, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), though often relegated to behind-the-scenes work, has been generating attention. A recent CFO.com article provides an interesting perspective on how this technology is spreading throughout the office of finance. Based on a Gartner survey of 64 corporate controllers at companies with greater than...

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October 8, 2018
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The Inevitability of RPA in Finance and Accounting – Ubiquity of Cloud Computing

In the final piece of this three-part blog series, we will touch on the technology enablers which are providing the framework for this re-alignment as well as a glimpse at what the role of F&A professionals may look like as this transformation begins to hit its stride.

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September 8, 2018
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The Inevitability of RPA in Finance and Accounting – Pressure to Further Reduce Cost

First, we unpacked the demographic realities supporting the ongoing emergence of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) within Finance and Accounting. In part 2 of this 3-part blog series, we delve into the business undercurrents which not only support this transformation but perhaps even accelerate it.

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August 8, 2018
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The Inevitability of RPA in Finance and Accounting – Changing Labor Force

Over the next five years a sea-change will be taking place across multiple industries which will impact hundreds of thousands of finance and accounting professionals. The very nature of our business and day to day activities will change as manual “human in the middle” processes give way to rules-based automation, then to machine learning and ultimately to neural cognitive automation. The...

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May 8, 2018
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#ContentWeLove – The Robots Are Coming to Corporate Finance

At Trintech, we have long thought that robots have been misrepresented in larger society. Whether in automotive, manufacturing or movies, robotics is often seen as both a cure-all and a curse. However, robotics is so much more nuanced, and Forbes recently published an interesting perspective on how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is evolving the office...

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April 20, 2018
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Robotic Process Automation: The Solution to Manual Madness in Your Financial Close Process

Robotic Process Automation has become a technology buzzword, but one that must be approached with care. As with a new car, slapping a shiny paint job on a piece of junk will not turn it into a new vehicle. In terms of automated processes, a company must have a solid base of operations before implementing...

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January 12, 2018
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Taking Your Financial Close to World-Class

Despite the digital age we all live in, it is not uncommon for even enterprise-class organizations to rely on spreadsheets, emails and phone calls to manually manage tasks critical to the Close. Still, we all know that this approach is not a strategic, beneficial, growth-oriented, or long-term solution. Do you want your highly skilled people...

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December 19, 2017
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Top 4 Record to Report Trends of 2018: Trend #1 – Automation Will Continue to Become More Intelligent

As new technologies continue to evolve and become more intelligent, finance organizations will spend less time on the low value activities and more time driving the strategic direction of their organization. The idea of automation in the Record to Report space is nothing new, but what is key to highlight, especially in 2018, is how...

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December 13, 2017
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Why You Should be Thinking About Risk Intelligent RPA™ in Your Shared Services Center

With an eye on overall process performance, one of the constant objectives of forward-looking or more mature Shared Services Centers (SSC) are more control of a process from end-to-end. A recent report published by SSON, “2017 SSON State of the Industry Report,” states that more than two thirds of respondents are targeting end-to-end process management,...

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