March 28th, 2019

Blue Prism and ABBYY Partnership Sees Customer Adoptions Rise as Market Demands for Intelligent Automation Capabilities Increase

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Customers Derive Benefits from New Data Insights and Improved Operational Efficiencies

AUSTIN, LONDON and MILPITAS, CA— March 28, 2018 Building on market demand from a partnership signed late last year, Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), the pioneer and market leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and ABBYY®, a global leader in content intelligence solutions and services, today announced dozens of new joint customers. Companies such as ASB Bank and Equinix are utilizing ABBYY’s FlexiCapture solution along with Blue Prism’s connected-RPA platform to intelligently automate millions of transactions by turning unstructured content into structured and actionable data.

Both Blue Prism and ABBYY have been working closely to integrate their technologies as well as support a strong go-to-market strategy. ABBYY’s Chief Innovation Officer Anthony Macciola will participate in a panel discussion, with Appian and TrustPortal, at Blue Prism World in London on April 4th at 1:20 pm to discuss, “putting intelligent automation skills to work”. At Blue Prism World, delegates will be able to learn more on how ABBYY’s content IQ technologies and solutions make it easy for enterprises to access, extract and validate data from disparate documents – including lending, invoices, applications, bills of lading, and more – and use it within business processes.

The integration with Blue Prism’s connected-RPA platform automates those processes at unprecedented speed – as well as giving enterprises better analysis of content for better performance, document process transparency, and contributing to improved customer experiences.

With this integration customers can easily automate and analyze content-centric processes involving images, documents, texts, and communications. Through this analysis users can learn from content to make more informed decisions. This integration enables organizations to dramatically increase the productivity of business processes, while lowering overall costs.

“Incorporating Robotic Process Automation with Intelligent Data Capture capabilities as part of your Digital Transformation Initiatives, drives transaction processing at unprecedented speed, shortening the procurement end to end cycle time,” says Jaideep Vijayakar, Director of Finance Strategy and Transformation at Equinix. “Working with WonderBotz, as our systems integrator, we were able to reduce our Supply Chain cycle by several days, easily extracting invoice data from regular pdfs and paper invoices, digitizing it and entering into our ERP system. Improving workflow efficiencies and accuracy, saves time and is allowing our Accounts Payable team to focus on better serving our vendors and partners."

“By working with ABBYY and Blue Prism, we’ve been able to drive new intelligent automation capabilities resulting in increased productivity, improved customer experiences and the delivery of new services,” says Barry Coughlan, Head of Automation for ASB Bank. “These new capabilities do more than improve operational efficiencies they give our workforce the agility to be more responsive to customer expectations.”

To find out more, attend Blue Prism World, where you can learn about how ABBYY and Blue Prism can help drive a digital transformation. The Blue Prism World events represent the largest RPA forum on the planet offering insights and best practices as well as unprecedented networking opportunities for attendees.

About Blue Prism

In this digital era where start-ups are constantly disrupting markets, only the most agile and innovative enterprises survive and thrive. At Blue Prism, we pioneered Robotic Process Automation (RPA), emerging as the trusted and secure intelligent automation choice for the Fortune 500 and public-sector market. Now we bring you connected-RPA supported by the Digital Exchange (DX) app store—marrying internal entrepreneurship with the power of crowdsourced innovation.

Blue Prism's connected-RPA can automate and perform mission critical processes, allowing your people the freedom to focus on more creative, meaningful work. More than 1,300 major enterprise customers leverage Blue Prism’s digital workforce, empowering their people to automate billions of transactions while returning hundreds of millions of hours of work back to the business. Visit to learn more about Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM).

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