Combine Integration and Automation
Data integration and automation are potent tools that can be used together to improve business processes. By integrating data from various sources and automating specific tasks, companies can streamline their operations and increase efficiency.
However, it is essential to carefully evaluate which processes can be automated and which cannot. Some tasks may require a human touch, while others can be easily handled by software. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one method that can be used to automate specific tasks. RPA involves using software robots to automate repetitive, manual tasks.
One example of an RPA methodology is ARM or ALIRI RPA Methodology. This methodology involves identifying which processes can be automated, designing the automation solution, implementing the resolution, and monitoring and maintaining the automation.
When it comes to implementing automation and data integration, it is essential to consider whether these capabilities should be located in a corporate Integration Center of Excellence (ICoE). An ICoE is a central hub for integration efforts, and it can help ensure that these efforts are consistent and aligned with the company’s overall goals.
Regardless of whether automation and integration capabilities are located in an ICoE, it is essential to learn from what other companies have done. By studying the successes and failures of other businesses, companies can gain valuable insights and best practices for implementing automation and data integration in their operations.
ALIRI has experience managing a large integration office, implementing a global RPA methodology, and combining both.
Overall, data integration and automation are potent tools that can be used to improve business processes. Companies can streamline their operations and drive efficiency and profitability by carefully evaluating which processes can be automated and utilizing expert knowledge and best practices.