Intelligent automation: Helping companies handle business unusual

Part of the Architecting the Cloud podcast series

Intelligent automation can change the way companies automate much of the software production and management process. That's a good thing, but some companies are hesitant. However, in this new "normal" organizations should welcome tools that can help them manage disruption and stay competitive.

Intelligent automation: Helping companies handle business unusual

Things are changing very rapidly, with all the upheaval that’s hitting the market—and the world at large. However, as usual, businesses are coping, and they’re finding new ways of handling disruption and staying competitive. One way is through intelligent automation that helps companies automate much of the software production and management process by putting some of it in the hands of business users—which often removes months from the timeline. In this episode of the podcast, Mike Kavis and guest Automation Anywhere CTO JP Morgenthal, discuss the drivers and benefits of intelligent automation, as well as other ways companies are handling the current, massive disruption to their environment—and whether things will ever go back to “normal”.

Disclaimer: As referenced in this podcast, “Amazon” refers to AWS (Amazon Web Services) and “Google” refers to GCP (Google Cloud Platform).

The faster we can bring new services and capabilities to our end users, our customers, the more competitive we can be.

JP Morgenthal is vice president and chief technology officer for the Americas at Automation Anywhere, where he leverages his deep international technology experience and strong business acumen to lead transformational strategies that support digital enterprise.

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