In this blog, you will learn about a solution that has been developed for the SME SEEDx Development Challenge 2019.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has been on top of our mind when it comes to enterprise transformation to run businesses in an increasingly digital world, and SAP is providing a unique approach of combining AI and automation skills to help customers accelerate their digital journey.
Genisys Information Systems India Pvt Ltd (Genisys Group)provided the solution which automated the processes that are repetitive manual steps performed by the humans on daily basis which are often prone to errors. By providing the programs (or so called “digital workers”) .
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Financial processes revived using RPA
Genisys Information Systems India Pvt Ltd.(Genisys Group) offered the solution that eliminate the human effect and replaced human workers by mimicking the processes that are time consuming and tiresome. So that the human effort can be utilized more effectively in various different areas to play more value driven roles. Example of RPA tasks are extracting data from invoice, entering a purchase order, downloading reports from various systems and inputting data into an SAP backend.
Solution Use Case
Real Customer Use-case:
Genisys finance team invested tremendous energy in gathering the timesheet information and feed them in SAP framework and produce solicitations. The solicitations must be printed physically by opening each receipt one by one and send to the print physically, which will be couriered to the clients for payments. The information feed is mistake inclined and tedious. They additionally searching for highlights to auto create receipt and trigger print process remote
Finance team receives the timesheet information of the employees and gathers the other required information of tech employee from various different sources and consolidate the information the excel sheet and the data is feed in the SAP business system by manual processes performed using the valuable man hours in order to save the human effort in performing the time consuming and tedious job which takes approximately around 10 minutes to gather the details for a single employee’s details
- Time consuming
- Data entry error
- Lack of accuracy
- High operational risk
Genisys automated this business process of extracting the data and entering it into the SAP business system using RPA. Once the employee submits the timesheet, the robot automatically collects the required information from the different sources and generates the standard excel. Once the excel is generated, the UIpath robot then picks up this excel and enters the data back into the SAP business system, generates the invoices and prints the same. The approximate time taken for the entire process now takes only 15 minutes.
- UIpath à Data Validation, Consolidation, Work flows and Data Entry in SAP
- Python à Data Extraction
Any industry with the following business case criteria
- Processes with high cycle time – Yes
- Processes where little judgment is required & is currently being done by high no of FTE’s – No
- Processes that are rule based, repetitive & data intensive – Yes
- Processes with low exception rates – Yes
- Opportunity to process out of hours – Yes
- Electronic trigger to the processes – Yes
- Digital marketing
- Approach existing customers
- Participate in events & Exhibitions
Partner: Genisys Information Systems India Pvt Ltd (www.Genisys-group.com)
Team Name: Emerging Technologies
Team Members: Saravanan. B & Harshitha Prakash
Robotic process automation (RPA) is the use of software with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities to handle high-volume, repeatable tasks that previously required a human to perform.
With RPA the following benefits are rest assured.
- Improved Productivity – Freeing up manual resources for more value-add tasks.
- Accuracy & Reliability – The right result, decision or calculation, 24/7 availability
- Compliance With Zero Deviation – Virtual agents always follow defined processes without omission or deviation
- Elasticity/Flexibility – Instant ramp up/down of volume to deal with spikes & troughs in demand
For more information about the development challenge, you may refer to the SME SEEDx Development Challenge 2019.