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July 2022
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Pros
"It has improved a lot. We could identify a lot of manual processes that can be automated for our customers. The scope of automation by using Automation Anywhere has become wonderful. IQ Bot and AI sense are the incredible features provided.""It an easy, simple, and user-friendly tool that can be accessed through the mobile application as well.""Web-based control is the most valuable feature. We can access it from anywhere in the world with the control room URL and in any browser. Bot Insights make our report generation and other insights view easier. We can export the data in the form of CSV, PDF, etc.""I consider the verification station very useful because it allows you to quickly check if the data extracted are correct or if you need to change the process.""The Bot Store is an online library where anybody can find variously developed, production-ready bots.""Since it has capabilities to integrate with third-party applications easily, it makes the life of an automation engineer very easy.""The code, once developed, is pretty stable.""The simplicity of the tool is a plus point, as it does not require one to be from coding background to work on it."

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"We have seen pretty good accuracy.""What I liked more about HyperScience was the quality of the OCR it is a lot better compared to Google.""One of the most valuable features of HyperScience is the user-training module. Whenever the extraction takes place, based on the way we have trained HyperScience, it would give us some success status or a certain confidence level. If the solution has processed something that it determined was not extracted correctly it will queue those items for manual review.""Has algorithms that can detect a document template even if the image has a lot of distortions.""I like that compared to other tools, HyperScience works best with handwritten documents."

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Cons
"Excel, Outlook, and Word automation are very difficult with V11.""Migration is probably our biggest challenge. When we were trying to do the migration to the new version, it was a little bit painful. We didn't have that many bots, and I can't imagine the level of effort that some of the bigger customers have to put in for that. The product is stable, but moving from one release to the other was the issue.""Automation Anywhere should add a couple of commands which will help most developers not to always use a script, a good example is in String operations.""It would be helpful if Device Credentials can sync with Active Directory so that for the IT policy case that requires periodic password resetting, there is no need for a human to input manually into each Bot Runner machine.""I would like to see a comment feature that allows you to embed comments/notes into an action sidebar, without having to actually take up a line of code in order to write such a statement.""The ease of use and user experience for this solution could be improved.""As of now IQ Bot only takes/fetches the record of the places that we have marked. e.g. Invoices fields that are dynamic in nature are very difficult to fetch the data from the scan copy. If this feature gets added, it will save a lot of time for developers.""Automation Anywhere can improve by implementing a Citrix environment and increasing the stability of tools, such as IQ bot."

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"The solution lacks support for a greater range of languages.""The product's usability could be better. The first pain point is that we're getting the output in a different format, and we were expecting a different timetable. The second point is that if you want better results, HyperScience says you have to configure a minimal PDF or a maximum of 400 PDFs. If you want results with 400 PDFs for what's written by these doctors, then you also configure the maximum of 400 templates for that. So, it's essentially a lack of support from HyperScience. In the next release, it would be better if failure scenarios were reduced. It would also help if they offered different formats, inputs or injections, and added different scenarios.""They could work on the price and make it a bit more reasonable.""HyperScience could improve the unstructured data extraction feature.""No solution is perfect and there are several different scenarios that could be improved in HyperScience. One area is where there are multiple tables in the same form I have seen HyperScience struggle. There is some issue with supporting the extraction from multiple tables involved on the same form. If this could improve, it would be a big benefit."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "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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  • "I think HyperScience is cheaper when compared to other tools. They also have a lifetime licensing option."
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    Questions from the Community
    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.
    Top Answer:We have seen pretty good accuracy.
    Top Answer:The solution is expensive. I can’t speak to the exact licensing costs. I’d rate it a two out of five in terms of affordability.
    Top Answer:They could work on the price and make it a bit more reasonable. HyperScience is already working on some classification models and text classification models in their documents. That's a good roadmap… more »
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    Also Known As
    Automation Anywhere, Testing Anywhere, Automation Anywhere Enterprise
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    Overview

    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.

    HyperScience is a cloud-based input-to-output platform that automates document-based workflows and extracts data for analysis from both physical and digital documents.

    The HyperScience platform simply integrates with your current business systems thanks to an open API, an intuitive UI, and pre-trained models, resulting in a totally automated digital workflow.

    The classic scanning paradigm has been reimagined by HyperScience; it has replaced the need for human verification with intelligent technology that learns as it goes. The solution automates previously manual operations using a simple model-based solution or from the ground up, saving time and resources that can be redirected to more strategic efforts. The platform has a minimum accuracy of 75% when it is first installed, but it can exceed 99% accuracy in a matter of weeks.

    With out-of-the-box and customizable tasks, workflows, and connectors, the solution automatically connects into your document workflows. HyperScience, which is powered by industry-leading machine learning, makes it simple to get from input to actionable data.

    HyperScience Benefits

    There are many benefits to implementing HyperScience. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:

    • Automation: With automation, users can save 89% of the time they would have spent doing things the old way. Businesses are able to save money in this way.
    • Risk mitigation: The number of human errors can decrease by 67%. Users can benefit from straight-through processing at 94% with 99% data accuracy.
    • Speed: Some users see 75-95% automation out of the box and a 4-5x improvement in throughput.

    HyperScience Features

    HyperScience has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

    • Simplify document processing: Convert unstructured text into actionable data that can be utilized to speed up and improve the accuracy of downstream processing. Set your target accuracy rates, and our machine will automate them using our patented machine learning technology.
    • Flow Studio: For your document-intensive tasks, pre-built or easily configurable corporate automation solutions are available. Flows, which are the organized execution of Blocks that represent your business processes, are put together to construct end-to-end solutions for certain use cases or industries. All Flows are displayed in HyperScience's Flow Studio, where end-to-end document processing solutions can quickly inspect and modify Flow and Block settings.
    • Blocks: The HyperScience Platform is built on modular Code Blocks. These help you to create the best document processing solution for your customers thanks to built-in machine learning. Code Blocks are components that can be developed and deployed by business users individually. Code Blocks help you to quickly assemble the workflows and processes that best meet your document processing needs.
    • Connectivity and integration: To ensure the accuracy of your retrieved data, the HyperScience platform readily connects to systems of record and other platforms. Integrate with other systems in your environment during document processing to leverage external data for further automation and decision-making.
    • Granular reporting: You can see exactly how your automation enhances the customer experience, which staff are the most efficient and consistent, and where bottlenecks in your document processing are, thanks to built-in, real-time reporting.
    • Human supervision: HyperScience equips humans with a streamlined task queue and easy-to-use interface designed to empower your teams, not slow them down.

    Reviews from Real Users

    HyperScience stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its robust user-training module and its accuracy with handwritten documents. PeerSpot users take note of the advantages of these features in their reviews:

    One PeerSpot reviewer, a Lead Analyst at a financial services firm, writes, “One of the most valuable features of HyperScience is the user-training module. Whenever the extraction takes place, based on the way we have trained HyperScience, it would give us some success status or a certain confidence level. If the solution has processed something that it determined was not extracted correctly it will queue those items for manual review.”

    Yogesh S., OCR Developer at a tech vendor, notes of the solution, “I like that compared to other tools, HyperScience works best with handwritten documents.” He adds, “We're automating invoices and some handwritten filled-out documents. We can automate with accuracy, and even though we used HyperScience initially for selling purposes and as a comparison tool, we're now getting these results with HyperScience.”

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    Sample Customers
    Google, Linkedin, Cisco, Juniper Networks, DellEMC, Comcast, Mastercard, Quest Diagnostics
    Hyperscience's customers are some of the top enterprises in the Insurance, Government, Financial Services, and Healthcare industries.
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company31%
    Financial Services Firm23%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Pharma/Biotech Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Insurance Company9%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise79%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise68%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
    Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Microsoft and others in Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Updated: July 2022.
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    Automation Anywhere (AA) is ranked 2nd in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 150 reviews while HyperScience is ranked 6th in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) with 5 reviews. Automation Anywhere (AA) is rated 9.0, while HyperScience is rated 7.4. 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". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HyperScience writes "Beneficial user-training module, reliable, and useful digital extractions". Automation Anywhere (AA) is most compared with Microsoft Power Automate, UiPath, Blue Prism, IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Pega Robotic Process Automation, whereas HyperScience is most compared with ABBYY FlexiCapture, UiPath, IBM Datacap, Kofax RPA and WorkFusion.

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