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"Pattern recognition ultimately helps us to circumvent the problems in dealing with format variability in documents and allows us to capture the right data."

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"I implemented AA in different environments, the AA installation is the smoothest compared to other RPA software installs.""There are many features of Automation Anywhere that were found to be most valuable like WLM, PDF integration, Advanced Excel Commands, Terminal Emulator and its commands, Interactive Forms building features of A2019 which helped us in developing UI for our front office automation and integrate it with multiple rest APIs.""We use AA Client, Bot runners, Control room, IQ Bot, Bot insights. With the AA Client, we are able to automate almost all kinds of automation requirements without any big challenges. We found the availability of the number of commands provided by AA is really helpful to do automation within a small time frame.""Object Cloning is the most valuable feature I have found for automating a website or a process that includes multiple mouse clicks.""While RPA is the cutting-edge technology to bring digital transformation, the RPA as a service will reduce costs and increase efficiency with ease of deployment, less maintenance, and cheaper upgrade costs.""I like all of the features, especially the MetaBot, REST API, and SAP DLL.""The feature of this solution that I like the most is that it is coding free - it is a coding free tool. It does not need much coding at all. For all the activities you just drag and drop. That is the best advantage of this tool.""Automation Anywhere has a uniqueness with respect to the IQ Bot."

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Cons
"We would like to see the overall accuracy increase from approximately 70% to perhaps 85%."

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"It is not able to use OCR effectively and has limited usability.""IQ Bot requires a significant improvement for its data detection and data retention, mainly from the previously trained documents: regarding the document's format, layout, data contained within the document, the type of data that needs to be extracted.""One area for improvement in Automation Anywhere (AA) is its monitoring system. It's not that good. Both scalability and stability are also areas for improvement in the tool.""The OCR can be a little better because sometimes while scrapping, it leads to data loss.""It should have more commands, which should remove the dependency on MetaBots or other scripts so that everything is available in the tool itself.""I would like to see a technology where they can automatically update or upgrade themselves to the latest version, without having to uninstall the current bot.""The error handling command on this solution still needs improvement, especially when compared to other platforms that are doing very well.""For assisted automation, the AA bot needs the facility to be triggered through an application interface after collecting input from the user."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The pricing is really good, and it's based on usage."
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  • "My only suggestion in terms of pricing is very generic and that is to consider that as much as RPA saves cost and does automation, please get a realistic estimation done on whether you are really achieving any ROI over your investment with RPA."
  • "It is one of the most affordable RPA solutions, and as for licensing, they offer a community edition that greatly helps anyone who aspires to learn about the product before buying the enterprise solution."
  • "The price of this product is good."
  • "I don't deal have cost specifics but I can say it is a tool that provides value for the money."
  • "Pricing is affordable and I would recommend beginning with the Starter Package."
  • "The pricing and licensing are definitely moderate to costly but easily recoverable by achieving ROI quickly."
  • "Automation Anywhere is flexible in terms of costing and licensing."
  • "From my experience, I can say that the initial setup cost is easily recovered over a period of time once the bots start running in production."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:Pattern recognition ultimately helps us to circumvent the problems in dealing with format variability in documents and allows us to capture the right data.
    Top Answer:The pricing is good, and it's based on usage. We were one of the early customers. On a scale of one through ten, price-wise, I would rate this product an eight.
    Top Answer:We would like to see the overall accuracy increase. Having the ability to measure accuracy is something that is important to us, so this is an areas that could improve. The technical support could be… more »
    Top Answer:It depends on your use case. Is it simply to automate a couple of processes? Is it to augment a human team? AA is very good in certain situations but lacks in others. For me, it's more the team that… more »
    Top Answer:From my experience using AA tool, it depends on the applications that you want to automate, because there some applications that AA has limitations for, such as the Oracle. For web-based applications… more »
    Top Answer:It is a highly preferred RPA tool. You can check my Automation Anywhere Review to know more.
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    Also Known As
    ANTstein
    Automation Anywhere, Testing Anywhere, Automation Anywhere Enterprise
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    Overview

    CMR+ combines AI technologies like Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Vision, and Machine Learning (ML) to pre-process, classify, extract, and validate all data types.

    Automation Anywhere is a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), empowering customers to automate end-to-end business processes with intelligent software bots – AI-powered digital workers that perform repetitive and manual tasks, resulting in dramatic productivity gains, optimized customer experience and more engaged employees. The company offers the world’s only cloud-native and web-based automation platform combining RPA, artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics, yielding significantly lower TCO, higher security, and faster scalability than legacy monolithic platforms. Its Bot Store is the world's first and largest marketplace with more than 1,200 pre-built, intelligent automation solutions. Automation Anywhere has deployed over 2.8 million bots to support some of the world’s largest enterprises across all industries in more than 90 countries. 

    For additional information, visit www.automationanywhere.com.

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    Sample Customers
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    Google, Linkedin, Cisco, Juniper Networks, DellEMC, Comcast, Mastercard, Quest Diagnostics
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Financial Services Firm23%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Pharma/Biotech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise59%
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    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise79%
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    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise68%
    Buyer's Guide
    Intelligent Document Processing (IDP)
    June 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about ABBYY, WorkFusion, Automation Anywhere and others in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP). Updated: June 2022.
    610,229 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    AntWorks CMR+ is ranked 9th in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) with 1 review while Automation Anywhere (AA) is ranked 2nd in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 155 reviews. AntWorks CMR+ is rated 8.0, while Automation Anywhere (AA) is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of AntWorks CMR+ writes "Leading-edge NLP capabilities, efficient training of machine learning models, and the automation saves us significant time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Automation Anywhere (AA) writes "While the platform is feature-rich and easy to use, it is the skill of the coder that determines how well the platform is leveraged". AntWorks CMR+ is most compared with Kofax RPA, UiPath, Blue Prism Cloud and HyperScience, whereas Automation Anywhere (AA) is most compared with UiPath, Microsoft Power Automate, Blue Prism, IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Pega Robotic Process Automation.

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