Artificial Intelligence – Uses in Purchasing - RPA
Guest speaker: Sarepta Ridgeway
This Virtual Meeting was held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:15p.m. EST (purchase recording above).
In most business situations there are processes that are repetitive activities. This presentation discussed what Robotics Process Automation Software is, what it is not, and where you might use it successful. The discussion included successes in RPA, concerns that need to be addressed, suggested uses, and benefits of RPA.
- Clearly identify the activity that you wish to automate and why it is a candidate for automation.
- Understand the inputs and outputs of the process, it’s a good idea to fully map the process.
- Think about the details, down to the keystrokes to determine something is appropriate for RPA.
- Use a pilot or proof of concept and test, test, test.
Sarepta Ridgeway is a Manager, in Corporate and Technology Purchasing at CenterPoint Energy