Interview with Tolani Jaiye-Tikolo
On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Tolani Jaiye-Tikolo. Tolani has been working on RPA, been creating a lot of great content on the RPA space, trying out a lot of new products. She shares her experiences and strategies for what structures are working. Specifically, Tolani is working on RPA Jargon and she shares her insights in the RPA space.
Interview with Jenna Schnizlein and Scott Sanders From Sikich
On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Jenna Schnizlein and Scott Sanders of Sikich.
Interview with Sean Chou From Catalytic
On this episode of the podcast, we speak with Sean Chou, the CEO of Catalytic.
Follow-up Interview with Dmitry Karpov Co-Founder & CIO at Electroneek
On this episode of the podcast, Brent catches back up with Dmitry Karpov the cofounder and CIO of Electoneek. Dmitry gives us a quick update on Electroneek’s rise in the market and its growth.
Interview with Sagi Eliyahu from Tonkean
On this episode of the podcast we speak with Sagi Eliyahu the CEO of Tonkean. Tonkean is basically what we call the operating system for business operations. And in a more practical way, it's a no code platform that allows operation teams to create solutions that are custom to their processes, to automate exact mix you talked about of people, processes, and systems. We talk to Sagi about his background, the genesis of Tonkean and where the company is headed.
Interview with Kieran Gilmurray
On this episode of the podcast we talk with Kieran Gilmurray, who have been in the automation space for almost 25 years. Kieran talks with us about what automation looked like back in the year 2000. He also recalled and shared the types of problem he is seeing in the modern RPA versus the types of problems he has seen back in the 2000s.
Interview with Alex Zekoff and Dan Parsons from Thoughtful Automation
On this episode of the podcast, we speak to Alex Zekoff and Dan Parsons. Alex and Dan are the co-founders of Thoughtful Automation. They will share a little bit about the company and introduce us to what appears to be a new style of automation consultancy.
Follow-up Interview with Tom Taulli
Mark and Brent catch back up with Tom Taulli, an author of books regarding RPA, AI and several Finance books. In his book, he talked about the basics of Artificial Intelligence which is called "Implementing AI Systems". He also have another book called "The Robotic Process Automation Handbook" which is a guide to implementing RPA systems which are both tackled in the podcast.
Interview with Doug Shannon: RPA Practitioner and IT veteran
On this episode of the podcast, we speak to Doug Shannon. Doug is a veteran IT product lead that has been deep in the world of RPA. As a practitioner, Doug shares his experiences and strategies for what structures are working. Specifically, Doug makes the case for how an internal RPA team adds value. We talk citizen developers, security, and self-healing bots.
November 2020 - Industry News
In this episode, Mark and Brent recap the past few weeks of news, toying with node-red, and take another look at attended vs unattended in a recent project.
Interview with Allan Zimmerman of OpenRPA
On this episode of the podcast we talk with Allan Zimmerman, founder and maintainer of OpenRPA, a popular open source automation platform. Allan talks with us about how he got started in RPA and what he's working on now, including his work with IoT and the open source IBM backed orchestrator Node-Red.
Interview with Stine Høiberg Rasmussen - Senior Manager at BDO Danmark
On this episode of the podcast we speak with Stine Rasmussen, Senior Manager at BDO Denmark. Stine is a leader of IT and Digitization and is allergic to dumb work. She takes a refreshingly common sense approach to automation and RPA. Stine takes us through some strategies for bridging gaps to common organizational pitfalls that RPA-projects face as well as how Excel may be the right tool for the job after all.
Interview with Antti Rauhala from Aito
On this episode of the podcast we speak with Antti Rauhala, co-founder at Aito. Aito is a predictive database that you can spin up and put into production quickly. Aito replaces the current machine learning tools that have a steep learning curve and generate single-purpose models. It seems like it could be a great fit for a variety of RPA applications. We talk to Antti about his background, the genesis of Aito and where the company is headed
Interview with Tom Kelshaw of Wavemaker
We chat with Tom Kelshaw, managing partner, operations, and technology at Wavemaker, a global agency under the WPP umbrella. Tom walks us through his automation practice and how he eradicates dumb work. This is an interesting application of RPA outside of the usual domain.
Introducing: Bot Commander
We've been on a bit of hiatus. But we're not slacking. We've been busy working on a new open-source project called Bot Commander. In this episode, we chat about the project, what it does, and how it might be helpful. In short, Bot Commander is a human-friendly interface for running your bots on UiPath and Robocloud. With more platforms in the works, we talk about the project, why we built it and who it might be helpful for.
Interview with Anders Jensen
On this episode of the podcast, we chat with Anders Jensen an RPA Developer and author of the Anders Jensen RPA YouTube Channel. Anders has an interesting back story, coming from the world of online poker. We chat through his evolution into a full-time automation career and the growth of his fantastic YouTube channel.
Dive Into Legacy Code with M. Scott Ford
In this episode we speak to M. Scott Ford, the Chief Code Whisperer at Corgibytes. A company that focuses on mending software. He is also the host of one of our favorite podcasts - Legacy Code Rocks. This episode is all about legacy code, a topic that is really near and dear to the RPA community.
Just a note this episode may get technical but have some solid lessons for anybody dealing with tech that frightens them.
Interview with Jackson Ostler and Dave Aditya of Plena Data
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to co-founders Jackson Ostler and Dave Aditya about their company Plena Data. Plena has built their own RPA platform and has focused the offering on some very specific finance and accounting use cases. We talk about their experience getting into the RPA space as well as their model for how they operate and deliver value to their customers.
Catching up with Antti from Robocorp
Mark and Brent catch back up with Antti Karjalainen the CEO of Robocorp. Robocorp is the leading open-source RPA company that has recently released their GA release. We dive into how they are supporting other open-source projects in the space and what tools are in the works in the coming months. We also talk about how community-driven projects can help the initiatives of the company.
Interview with Babu Sivadasan CEO of JIFFY.ai
Brent and Mark chat with Babu Sivadasan, CEO of Jiffy.ai. Jiffy is an IPA (Intelligent Process Automation) platform that is meant for scale. We get a background on Babu and why he got into the space. We also dive into some of the key features needed to execute IPA. Babu talks to us about leadership qualities for successfully ushering automation through an organization. We also talk about how change affects automation and the timescale lens that Babu looks at automation through.
Interview with Dmitry Karpov Co-Founder & CIO at Electroneek
We speak with Dmitry Karpov the Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Electroneek. Dmitry has a rich background in automation and entrepreneurship. Dmitry walks us through his experiences and how Electroneek is different than the competitors in the space. We discuss what ingredients are needed for RPA to flourish in an organization.
Interview with Guy Kirkwood - Chief Evangelist from UiPath
In this episode, we have a conversation with Guy Kirkwood, UiPath's Chief Evangelist. We discuss his story and perspective as hire number 27 back in 2015 to the current state of the company and marketplace. Guy talks about the reality of implementing RPA and what effect it has on culture or "Mood Music" as he calls it.
RPA News & Robocode GA Release Preview
Mark and Brent walk through the week's news and dive into what is included in the Robocode General Availability release. Robocode is an exciting company making waves in the open-source RPA space. We got access to the product and walk through some of the high-level features and pricing.
Interview with Tom Taulli author of the RPA Handbook & AI Basics
We talk to Tom Taulli who is the author of the Robotic Process Automation Handbook as well as a regular tech contributor for Forbes. Tom has spent a great deal of time getting to know the RPA space and talks about what he has seen. We chat about the lack of pricing pages for RPA software companies and how the current market compares to past tech trends
Industry News, Predicting Future State and Robot Profiling
Mark and Brent dig into current events in the RPA space, the Formulated re-branding and some future predictions on where the RPA wars are heading.
Interview with Mikkel Rønde Jensen from the City of Copenhagen
We dive into what RPA looks like in the public sector with Mikkel Rønde Jensen. Mikkel develops bots for the City of Copenhagen and walks us through how they've implemented RPA and how they maintain long-term value with their bots.
Tech Episode: Diving into Open Source RPA With Robot Framework and RPA Framework
In this episode, we dive into how developers can try out Robot Framework and RPA Framework. This episode follows up on our conversation with Antti from Robocorp and dives into tooling and code.
Interview with Rob Valdez of Kaufman Rossin
Rob Valdez of Kaufman Rossin joins us to talk about his experiences with RPA in the financial and banking sector. Rob got his organization into RPA from a shark-tank-style competition and it has since flourished into an external offering. We talk platforms and the impact of licensing (specifically community licenses). We also dive into what the term RPA means to Rob.
Interview with Antti Karjalainen from Robocorp
We went in-depth on the state of open-source robotic automation with Antti Karjalainen aka Antti from Robocorp. We dove into Robocorp's upcoming offerings and the roots of Robot Framework.
Interview with Marshall Sied
We interview Marshall Sied with Ashling Partners about his experience implementing RPA and automation for their clients.
Interview with Lasse Rindom
This week we talk with Lasse Rindom about how he manages RPA in a large organization.
Episode 2 - Industry News
This week we talk about whats happening in the RPA space, like recent venture investments in Tonkean and Electroneek. We'll also talk a bit about legacy COBOL and why we think low-code is still code.
12 Factors for Great RPA
In this episode, Brent and Mark discuss the 12 factors of what makes a successful RPA project.