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Robotic Process Automation Q&A

Will RPA be able to [insert repetitive computer task here]? Yes!  RPA simply allows you to build sequences for your mouse and keyboard and also react to what is visible on the computer screen.  Generally, if the work is repetitive and can be done with a personal computer then absolutely the answer is yes. Is RPA expensive? It depends.  Basic tools can range anywhere from free to hundreds of dollars.  More advanced tools can cost thousands of dollars or may even charge a subscription fee. How long will it take to learn how to use RPA? It depends.  If you're fairly good with software tools such as Excel then it could take a week to learn a basic tool and maybe a month to learn a more advanced one.  If you're not so good then stick with a basic tool for a month and see how it goes. Do I need to know how to code to use RPA? Knowing how to code will give you a better understanding of what is happening in the background but with most RPA tools this is not required.  The whole purpose