Paris, 15 October 2020. The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). The sudden, widespread disruption created unprecedented demand for digital operations over several months, exposing the vulnerabilities and limitations of legacy and manual systems. Businesses across all sectors are now being forced to rethink their digital transformation strategies, with a greater focus on automation.

Within this context, Expleo  has partnered with UiPath, the leading RPA enterprise software company,  to help clients create flexible, transparent and robust automation solutions. The new partnership will combine Expleo’s sector knowledge with UiPath’s expertise in enterprise automation software. Clients will gain the support they need to drive productivity, speed to market and cost efficiencies, while reducing the burden of mundane, administrative tasks. 

Meeting of minds

UiPath has a vision to deliver A Robot for Every Person, one where companies enable every employee to use, create, and benefit from the transformative power of automation to liberate the boundless potential of people. Only UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for hyperautomation, combining the leading RPA solution with a full suite of capabilities, including process mining and analytics, that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed. UiPath has also cultivated the world’s largest RPA community of more than 750,000 automation enthusiasts and has more than 7,000 enterprise customers including approximately 65% of the current Fortune 500.

Expleo will boost its capabilities for the design and delivery of advanced robotics and process automation projects, providing its growing client base with access to advanced automation software. The announcement coincides with the opening of Expleo’s Centre of Excellence for process automation, based in Ireland.  

Rebecca Keenan, Head of Process Automation, Expleo, said: “At Expleo, our mission is to help businesses harness technological change to successfully deliver innovation. This new strategic partnership with UiPath is a natural next step, as it allows us to scale further and deliver our clients a combined, unmatched capability for automation, robotics and AI. UiPath is a proven leader for RPA globally and their advanced automation software will benefit our clients considerably. Our clients will now also have direct access to UiPath’s huge pool of global developer talent.”

Siobhán Ryan, Sales Director, UiPath, said: “Expleo has a proven capability for delivering highly innovative and positive business outcomes for its customers and we share the same mindset. We believe that there’s a huge opportunity for organisations to reap the full benefits of RPA in this rapidly changing world. We are looking to grow our presence and market share, and so Expleo’s extensive reach and sector knowledge will help us to achieve our goals. It’s fantastic to have such an ambitious partner with such a strong reputation and footprint.”

Find out more about Expleo’s Process Automation service here.