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The ABCs of Process Automation

Process automation is the use of technology to automate a repeatable, rules-based task in a software application.

There are several key technologies available to automate a task, and they’re often capable of automating the same process, but in different ways. Understanding the available automation technologies is the first step in building an effective corporate automation strategy.

All automation technologies have their purpose. Effectively and efficiently automating your business processes might require some or all of them.

Read this guide to learn more about:

  • The process automation options that are available to you
  • How to use them to improve your finance and accounting operations
  • The automation hierarchy of needs, and how to apply this model to your organization