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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Infrastructure

 By Mwikisa Kanguya

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is revolutionising the infrastructure sector by streamlining complex processes and enhancing operational efficiency. Startups at the forefront of this technological wave are harnessing RPA to automate repetitive tasks, reduce human error, and optimise resource allocation. These innovative companies are not only driving significant cost savings but also enabling faster project completion and improved service delivery. By leveraging advanced algorithms and machine learning, RPA startups are transforming traditional infrastructure management, paving the way for smarter, more resilient systems. As the demand for efficient infrastructure solutions grows, these trailblazing startups are poised to redefine the future of the industry.

Robotic process automation is an application technique that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities in software to handle repetitive, high-volume operations. In RPA, staff members can set up and design a robot or computer software to perform interesting tasks like data manipulation, transaction processing, and digital system communication inside the company. The most recent research indicates that the size of the global robotic process automation (RPA) market was estimated at USD 4146.81 million in 2024 and is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.85% to reach USD 13571.72 million by 2028.

This week, we spotlight three companies that are driving innovation in the sector:

UiPath is a U.S based company co-founded by Daniel Dines that operates in the field of artificial intelligence and automation for enterprises. Their AI-driven platform enables businesses to transform their operations by automating tasks and processes, allowing employees to focus on more strategic and creative activities. UiPath’s solutions have been adopted by a wide range of industries, including healthcare, banking, insurance, the public sector, telecom, manufacturing, and more. 

EdgeVerve is an Indian global firm founded by Sateesh Seetharamiah that operates in AI, automation, and analytics, empowering enterprises worldwide to enhance their digital transformation initiatives. EdgeVerve’s technology enables businesses to optimise processes, digitise data, and streamline supply chains. Through innovative digital platforms like AssistEdge Robotic Process Automation and Document AI solutions, EdgeVerve helps clients capitalise on the power of a connected enterprise, driving efficiency, customer experience, and overall business growth.

AutomationEdge is a U.S. company co-founded by Prasad Patwa that  specialises in providing hyperautomation solutions to accelerate customers’ automation journeys by offering industry-specific automation solutions. In addition to their pre-built solutions, AutomationEdge also offers low-code platforms like DocEdge for intelligent document processing, CogniBot for conversational AI, and RPA for automating repetitive processes.

Robotic process automation, or RPA, is revolutionising the infrastructure industry, and innovators are paving the way for a more inventive and efficient future. These businesses are reaching new heights of precision and production by automating time-consuming and repetitive jobs, freeing up human workers to concentrate on more strategic and innovative projects. Beyond just lowering costs, RPA also leads to shorter project timeframes, better service quality, and more operational resilience. The advancement of RPA startups will be crucial in fulfilling the increasing needs of contemporary society and propelling success in the infrastructure industry as it continues to change.

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