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Pros
"The cognitive features of this solution are good.""WorkFusion helps by speeding up processes. The process takes time. It has business costs associated because there are people waiting to take the next steps in the process. The end result of waiting, whether it is an internal or external team, is that they are delayed. Therefore, it helps us in speeding up business processes and improving employee morale, as people don't have to do repetitive work anymore.""The solution is stable, we have not had any glitches or problems.""Their robots have increased the rate of efficiency by two to five times in our organization. There is still a human element to code out the package running the robots. You can't just click something and have it run. However, once that has been done, you can parallelize it 10 or 100 times in a fairly straightforward manner.""We have seen Workfusion improve on accuracy and compliance... With the Workfusion model, we reduce human error and the need for further QC. We switch more to a QA process where we're testing whether the model is effective.""It really does help by either freeing up people's time to focus on more value-added tasks or reducing headcount. We generally have other things that we can get people to do, helping make the employees' work more meaningful since they are not having to do the mundane stuff.""The most valuable features are the Excel activities. It has a number of Excel activities that are quite reliable.""A helpful feature is the analytics capability within WorkFusion. The analytics dashboards, i.e., their Tableau dashboards, are really helpful for building a business activity monitoring layer. These are very visible to senior management and stakeholders, who can see and know what is happening within processes. They can see what benefits are getting delivered as processes, either ;daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly. It is easy for stakeholders or senior management to understand the value for the money that they are spending."

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"The solution is very manageable.""The most valuable features I have found to be the screen scraping and the integration with third-party solutions.""The main features of the solution are the IQ Bot and web-based automation.""The record option and the OCR technology have been great.""The most valuable features are the portals for extracting data from PDF files, appending data to SAP, automating the SAP, downloading reports, and mapping and creating the reports accordingly to your requirements.""It is easy to use and very stable. It is a rugged product, and it doesn't break so easily.""The dashboards are quite good, especially on the latest versions.""The most important feature of BotFarm is web automation."

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"Good email automation and XL automation."

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Cons
"One thing we didn't like was their OCR solution. We felt it's somewhat inefficient.""There is enhanced functionality I would like to see, things that would further enhance the user experience, deliver greater efficiencies, and further mitigate risk.""There could be better version control through their web platform. That is something that could be improved on. Integration from the IDE, e.g., from WorkFusion Studio directly into Control Tower, would be nice to have too.""This is a Java-based application that takes up a lot of space and when it runs, consumes a lot of memory. This affects the reliability because it gets to a point where it hangs.""It is difficult for non-technical users to use WorkFusion. If we really want to build automation, we definitely need Java developers. Their RPA is not for non-technical people. If I look at competing products, like Automation Anywhere, UiPath, Blue Prism, or even Power Automate, a non-technical person can build basic automations and deploy them. Since non-technical people can easily build basic automations, they can be deployed in no time. With WorkFusion, there isn't a similar feature that works well. One needs to write code from scratch to build automation. That is definitely a deterrent if we really want to do quick, dirty automation. I would not rate WorkFusion very high on their no-code, low-code paradigm. In this area, I would definitely expect them to improve.""We have had some problems in the past with the Inspector tool that looks at the elements on the screen. Replacing it or improving it is needed.""I would like it if they provided a more detailed roadmap in terms of where they are going with the product. As we are trying to make decisions about the things that we are going to do to try to augment our capabilities, we could know whether they are thinking about the same things or not.""So far, we have developed only one automation using machine learning. The results were less than optimal. Part of this could be because of the use case that was selected. Overall, our experience was suboptimal. WorkFusion was an outstanding partner in terms of providing their experts for free to help us on that particular use case, but we still have a lot of things to figure out in terms of how to use its machine learning capability."

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"The OCR command needs to improve. This feature is used to convert the extracted data from an image file. While converting this file I was facing a lot of issues with the data because it was getting lost and some of the data which was extracted was mismatched. The data loss was rated as a nine and the data accuracy was a massive decrease and was up to 80%.""The discovery suite that they just acquired could be included.""The licensing schemes could be more competitive. They need to be much more flexible in their pricing.""The pricing of this product could be better.""When somebody is just learning this product it can be difficult for them to understand, so improvements to the user interface would be helpful.""Its UI could be made better. It should also be more flexible. Currently, it is more rigid, and a little more flexibility is required. Their technical support should also be better. We are not very happy with their technical support. Its price is also quite high as of now. They should improve its price. Its setup should also be made easier. It is quite complex to set it up. Even though we were able to set it up a little fast because we had done something similar earlier, but it has a very complex setup. It is extremely resource-hungry. If they can make it a little light on resources, that would also be useful.""The only challenge that we have faced with BotFarm is that there is no continuous deployment. The whole world is moving to the DevOps model, but BotFarm is still not on the DevOps model. It should have integration with the DevOps model. The migration of the bots or bots pipeline is currently purely manual.""I have called customer service three times and the experience has not been good. They do not offer 24/7 support, which forces us to wait till the next working day to solve a problem."

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"Lacks integration with third party tools."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I can't speak to pricing. It's a contract signed by upper management."
  • "We are on an annual contract to use the solution."
  • "My client is using RPA Express, which is available for them to use free of charge."
  • "One upgrade took a year to do, from the first server being built to the last bot being migrated. This was because we had to migrate all our existing bots. This is the same process and time frame that we are expecting towards the upcoming upgrade. I will end up spending half a million dollars to do an upgrade."
  • "The solution was not the cheapest, but it was also not the most expensive. Workfusion was very open to negotiating pricing and to working within the objectives of our firm."
  • "As a first-time customer who wants to engage with WorkFusion, not working for my company, then I would want to do a PoC. The cost is prohibitive because they will ask me to get infrastructure with six or seven servers. Then, you must buy a WorkFusion license to do a PoC, which is expensive. I would then have to set up a team to build the PoC and see the benefits. That is very prohibitive."
  • "We have a good deal from WorkFusion. We have an unlimited global licensing deal with WorkFusion. For us, it is a no-worry solution. We can go ahead and use it as much as possible anywhere we need it. If WorkFusion has a different kind of a deal for licensing with others, then their business decisions need to be evaluated based on that."
  • "The overall cost could come down a bit in terms of maintaining the servers. Because it can handle complicated things in big use cases, the infrastructure is also correspondingly big. It would be nice to bring that cost down."
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  • "We pay approximately $15,000 USD per year."
  • "Licenses are paid on a yearly basis and the cost is quite high."
  • "It is too expensive and not worth the price."
  • "Automation Anywhere is more reasonable than Blue Prism and UiPath in terms of cost."
  • "Its price is quite high as compared to other solutions, but it has a lot of features and good stability. They should reduce its price."
  • "The licensing is on a monthly basis."
  • "The license of this solution is on an annual basis. The price is fair. However, what we did initially was a POC, but now we are looking at moving from a POC to expanding it out further. I would appreciate some kind of discount."
  • "We are on an annual license for the solution and is priced well."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The cognitive features of this solution are good.
    Top Answer:The solution is not user-friendly, this is something they should improve.
    Top Answer:The dashboards are quite good, especially on the latest versions.
    Top Answer:Licensing is something that management handles. I don't have any visibility on the costs or the licensing arrangements.
    Top Answer:The version that I'm using, the Excel command, is a bit limited. The OCR tool, the optical character recognition tool… more »
    Top Answer:Good email automation and XL automation.
    Top Answer:The solution could be improved if it provided integration with third party tools like Python, native integration, which… more »
    Top Answer:The primary use case is similar to what it would be if you were using UiPath, Automation Anywhere or Blue Prism. It's a… more »
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    AssistEdge RPA
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    Overview

    WorkFusion is the leading provider of Intelligent Automation solutions for Fortune 500 enterprises, banks, insurance, and financial services companies. Our AI-enabled Digital Workers augment traditional teams by performing highly skilled and decision-centric work in operations areas including customer service and onboarding, account opening and identify verification, anti–money laundering programs, and other document-intensive compliance activities. The WorkFusion Digital Workforce continually learns on the job through regular “human-in-the-loop” interactions with co-workers. Further, the WorkFusion Network, a powerful AI cloud nexus, provides shared insights, new skills, and knowledge crowdsourced from the ongoing experience of workers in multiple environments. Teams can hire our pre-configured and customizable Digital Workers or choose to build their own using the company’s AI toolsets. WorkFusion enables enterprises to increase workforce capacity, enhance customer satisfaction and ensure ongoing compliance.

    BotFarm is an enterprise-level robotic process automation (RPA) solution. What is unique about BotFarm is that users can buy RPA processes based on demand and not be confined to a license or a strict capacity structure. BotFarm, a robust product of Automation Anywhere, is the only RPA solution that allows users to buy only the products they need when they need them. BotFarm allows users to launch all the robots they need to get tasks completed sooner and more efficiently than many other products in the marketplace today. This consumption-based business model will result in significant savings and increase an organization's overall profitability.

    BotFarm Benefits

    • Scalable: The flexible nature of the solution makes it very easy to scale when needed.

    • User-friendly: The UI is simple to use and understand. Users do not have to be tech-savvy to deploy bots.

    • Improves efficiency: BotFarm will increase process integrity by reducing human error and the need for continuous manual human effort or interaction.

    • Integration: BotFarm integrates well with many third-party solutions.

    BotFarm Features

    • No code/low code solutions: Users can easily create and deploy bots to perform undesirable, mundane tasks, freeing IT staff to work on more productive, complicated tasks.

    • IQ Bots: Easily extrapolate data from any document, such as resumes, invoices, and legal documents, to ensure data is correctly correlated and grouped together and that overall data integrity is never compromised.

    • Fast: Deployed bots can complete tasks significantly faster than any human component, and with less error.

    • Cost-effective: Users only pay for the bots they actually need, and create as they go. This innovative process will save your organization time and money while increasing overall productivity and profitability. BotFarm has a very good ROI and is a stable, secure, and scalable solution.

    Reviews from Real Users

    Akshay P., Associate Systems Analyst at NSEiT Limited, relates, “It is very easy, simple. You're working on a notepad, and you don't need to know programming to work on this. The dashboards are quite good, especially on the latest versions.”

    A Digital Strategy Manager at an energy/utilities company shares, “The scalability is the solution's most valuable aspect. The reason Bot Farm is used is to have only one license available whenever you have a spike in the transactions. That is a core feature. That is something which we are using to the maximum. It's working well due to the fact that the solution use case is quite structured.”

    A Senior RPA Developer at a tech services company tells us, “The solution is great to automate any repetitive tasks, which you might do on a daily basis. For example, the organization may need to be generating invoices or extracting data from PDF files daily. It is very versatile in what you can automate. This has improved my organization by cutting down on repetitive tasks that now can be automated.”

    AssistEdge is a cohesive automation platform built with a suite of automation and AI
    capabilities. It enables enterprises to realize the full potential of automation by offering
    scalability, security, intelligence, and innovation.
    AssistEdge suite of products takes customers across the automation journey.

    AssistEdge Discover helps accelerate and amplify the power of automation through process
    discovery. It leverages user key strokes and sophisticated neural network algorithms to create
    an effective automation blueprint.
    AssistEdge RPA provides enterprises with a holistic suite for their complete automation journey
    — from process discovery to attended and unattended automation and orchestrating the
    human-digital workforce.
    The latest version, AssistEdge RPA 18.0, is an enterprise-grade platform that comes with
    industry-leading capabilities around scalability, security, and performance. Equipped with
    cognitive engine ‘Albie’, it seamlessly unifies the human and digital workforce, empowering
    enterprises to traverse the ‘Automation Singularity’ journey.
    AssistEdge Cloud RPA brings together the power of AssistEdge, Cloud infrastructure and Deep
    Automation. Powered by standard cloud infrastructure and a flexible service model, it enables
    enterprises with intelligent automation as a service and accelerates times to value.
    AssistEdge Engage is an intelligent automation platform that utilizes AI and RPA to help
    organizations reimagine their contact centers and achieve superior customer experience. It
    provides a 360-degree view of the customers, provides insights based on past interactions and
    behavioral patterns, thereby increasing customer satisfaction.
    AssistEdge Community Edition is a lighter version of AssistEdge RPA designed for community
    users, including students, developers, and professionals.

    Offer
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    Sample Customers
    Deutsche Bank, Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, LPL Financial, Carter Bank & Trust, Selective Insurance, HPE, Canadian Tire, Standard Bank, Humana, New York-Presbyterian, Houston Methodist, Six Financial
    Cisco, CocaCola Bottlers Japan, Macy's, Whirlpool, Unilever
    OpenReach Service, Ricoh Americas Corporation, Event Hospitality & Entertainment
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm50%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Recreational Facilities/Services Company6%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Non Tech Company14%
    Energy/Utilities Company14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company40%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Energy/Utilities Company8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business33%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise68%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise39%
    Large Enterprise52%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise76%
    Buyer's Guide
    Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
    July 2022
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    BotFarm is ranked 7th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 19 reviews while EdgeVerve AssistEdge RPA is ranked 25th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 1 review. BotFarm is rated 8.2, while EdgeVerve AssistEdge RPA is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of BotFarm writes "Reliable and easy to use with good dashboards". On the other hand, the top reviewer of EdgeVerve AssistEdge RPA writes "Provides good email automation and XL automation; lacks integration with third party tools". BotFarm is most compared with Automation Anywhere (AA), UiPath, Blue Prism Cloud, Edgeverve AssistEdge Cloud RPA and ABBYY Vantage, whereas EdgeVerve AssistEdge RPA is most compared with UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere (AA), Kryon RPA and AutomationEdge.

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