Intelligent Automation platforms are built to solve the challenges that prevent your organisation’s acceleration to an autonomous future. Automation software can enable your business’ strategic vision – but it’s vital that these goals have already been defined and prepared internally for your initiative to succeed.

What Is Intelligent Automation?

Intelligent Automation is the use of control systems and technology platforms to automate an organisation – reducing the role of manual labour for tasks that are resource-heavy, repetitive or time-exhaustive. Using a unified platform, Intelligent Automation can be built into your existing processes and systems making it easy to integrate and adapt to any environment.

How Can Automation Enable Your Business?

There are five key pillars of automation that can enhance your business performance. These are:

  • Accuracy
  • Quality
  • Velocity
  • Capacity
  • Scalability

These key benefits are a core driving factor in realising a greater ROI and improving efficiency across your business.

Using Strategic Vision To Succeed in Automation

Correctly preparing your organisation for an automation transformation is a key part of ensuring a successful outcome. There are simple steps that your team can take to prepare your business for an automation transformation, including:

Understanding Automation

Understanding automation, and the opportunities the technology can bring, is a vital focus for businesses looking to succeed. Without understanding the capabilities of automation, your business cannot produce a comprehensive strategy for approaching Intelligent Automation in a way that will guarantee success.

Defining Digital Business Operations in the Context of Automation

Rather than having a general overview to ‘automate your business’, it’s important that your company has a granular understanding of each individual business operation and the goals that you want to achieve. Defining the unique roles and processes within your business will help you identify the individual area you want to automate.

Selecting Your Initial Targets

Once you understand the isolated roles and processes within your business, you can select individual targets for your initiative and define KPIs. Do you want to improve process quality? Increase process capacity? Reduce processing costs?

Follow an Automation Framework for Success

To help businesses achieve automation transformation, Cortex has developed the Intelligent Automation Enablement program – a clear framework that enables organisations to kickstart, design, launch and accelerate to self-sufficient automation operations. The framework looks at key principles of consideration including: vision, strategy, methodology and technology. Find out more about why Intelligent Automation Enablement is important for success, here.

Why Digital Evolution is a Key Strategy in Intelligent Automation

For many businesses, implementing an automation project is an undertaking that requires intensive resource, high levels of risk and a huge amount of strategic planning. That’s why Cortex has developed a Digital Evolution approach to their automation solutions.

Digital Evolution is the alternative to the limited potential of tactical automation. A do now, do next and do later progression methodology ensures that you can flexibly adapt to meet challenges and enables the creation of agile transformation strategies that will help your business succeed. Read more about the benefits of Digital Evolution today.

Digital Evolution Vs. Digital Transformation: The Strategy to Suit Your Business

For some businesses, an all-out digital transformation is essential to automate processes as quickly as possible, whilst others prefer the incremental and risk-aversive gains of a Digital Evolution approach. Learn more about the benefits of both and compare digital evolution vs. digital transformation, here.

Get Started With A Free Discovery Call Today

Starting your Intelligent Automation journey is simple. Enable your business to fulfil its full potential with our specialist software. Our experts can offer you a free discovery session, unlocking the possibilities that an automated system can bring to your organisation.