Blue Prism, a UK-based provider of Robotic Automation software, has named Virtual Operations its first US-based Business Partner. Virtual Operations provides Robotic Process Automation consulting, implementation and support services to organizations in the US and the UK.
Alastair Bathgate, CEO of Blue Prism, said, “Our relationship with Virtual Operations is in response to continued growing demand for our Robotic Automation software and technical support services from companies in the United States. Working together, Virtual Operations and Blue Prism can provide an even greater level of innovation and support for this important market.”
“As Blue Prism’s first US-based Business Partner, we are very well positioned to support the fast growing demand for Virtual Back Office solutions being demonstrated by US companies, outsourcing providers and public sector agencies,” said Dan Hudson, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Virtual Operations. “Our services enable our clients to understand how best to exploit this new technology, how it works alongside their existing systems & processes and how it dovetails with other business process transformation initiatives.” added Nick Andrews, Virtual Operations’ London-based Managing Director.
Blue Prism’s Robotic Automation software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules-based, back office processes. Robotic FTEs (full time equivalents) are typically 1/3 of the price of off-shored FTEs and each one can work 24/7 without errors, creating an incredibly unique value proposition. Analyst firm, Horses for Sources, states “Robotic Automation has the potential to be a highly disruptive and transformative technology for both buyers and the outsourcing industry as a whole.”
In the UK, Blue Prism’s technology plays a key role in enabling organizations including; The Co-operative Banking Group, Shop Direct, RWE npower, Fidelity Investments, the NHS, Telefonica and Capita, to rapidly respond to business change through agile back office operations.