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Common RPA Mistakes in Retail

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Transform NOW Podcast with Alec Sutherland of Blue Prism

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Accelerating transformation without derailing your efforts

As retailers prepare for the new era of ‘never normal’, many are accelerating the transformation of their operating models and resourcing in order to stay competitive. A cornerstone of many of these programs is RPA and Intelligent automation, but as organizations expand their plans – how can they avoid common mistakes that stall or derail these projects?

On this episode, Blue Prism’s Peter Conquest talks to Alec Sutherland about his time heading up intelligent automation programs at consultancies, vendors and British Retailer, John Lewis Partnership, and how he avoided common mistakes when deploying RPA and intelligent automation. Alec, who now is a Director of Customer Success at Blue Prism, shares detailed insight into how he ran automation programs and gives helpful advice for organizations accelerating their transformation programs.

In this episode you’ll find out:

  • The potential pitfalls that occur in automation programs and how to overcome them
  • Common mistakes RPA mistakes in retail
  • Why it’s important to take a strategic view of automation planning
  • How retailers are accelerating transformation programs

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