The Challange to Automate Oracle EBS with RPA

In today’s world of digital advancements, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is becoming one of the most sought-after solutions to help solve business process shortcomings and enhance organizational productivity, efficiency, and stability. With RPA, companies can provide operational excellence, a key component in building a successful business.

 

Realizing the Benefits of RPA

The benefits of RPA are endless. Its domino effect on business operations and outcomes is immeasurable, and for good reasons. It enables cost-savings and fast ROI; it allows for greater productivity and more accuracy; it’s scalable, and it provides better customer experiences and satisfaction — among many more advantages.

 

Moreover, RPA improves business outcomes by accelerating workflows, thereby freeing up time for employees to work on higher-level tasks. This shift not only eliminates wasted hours spent on manual, administrative, time-consuming tasks but also improves data quality, productivity, and employee morale. People don’t want to feel like human robots, and RPA frees them up to contribute in more meaningful and advanced ways.

 

Meanwhile, companies benefit greatly, as RPA bots work around the clock, 24/7, and ensure 100% reliability, speed, and precision. RPA robots are intuitive, and therefore, they are easy to install, use, and configure. It’s as easy as showing your bots what to do and letting them do the work for you.

 

 

RPA proves most beneficial on complex data entry applications, such as Oracle EBS and those custom systems developed using Oracle Forms. Many organizations worldwide currently use these applications as their mission-critical, back-office systems, having based their entire day-to-day operations around them. These organizations are now struggling to find an enterprise-level RPA solution to automate the processes trapped in their Oracle applications and enjoy the cost savings, increased flexibility, and improved accuracy of the data entry processes achieved with RPA.

Why does Oracle Forms/EBS need a specialized solution for Robotic Process Automation?

While there are many RPA solutions available, these tools are not made with the complexities and unique sensitivities of Oracle applications in mind. Oracle Forms technology is built differently than other technologies out there today, and as a result, has different needs in order to automate smoothly. Traditional RPA tools may bring significant ROI when automating other applications. Still, Oracle Forms/EBS users will often experience errors, complications, and failures in their automations — ultimately preventing these companies from achieving the results and ROI they’re after.

 

One example of this was seen in our work with Worthington Industries, a large manufacturing company in the United States. After automating several business flows with a leading RPA vendor, they soon encountered instability and failures, specifically with their Oracle system’s automations. After such a significant investment in their RPA strategy, it led to unstable and unreliable bots, ultimately keeping them from seeing any ROI from their Oracle automation journey. After integrating AuraPlayer as a plug-in into their RPA strategy, Worthington’s problems were finally alleviated, and their automated Oracle applications brought immediate value. 

 

It is becoming clear that RPA is the key to helping businesses gain and keep momentum, especially as they attempt to adjust to the “new normal” following the pandemic. The global RPA market size is steadily growing, already reaching $1.89 billion in 2021 and expected to rise to $13.74 billion by 2028. And ultimately, the benefits and ROI will almost certainly exceed the costs of deploying RPA. But as we have seen, users of Oracle legacy systems must first ensure that their RPA solution is truly compatible with their system’s needs and complexities. When done right — with an RPA tool that protects and works efficiently with your Oracle applications — there is no doubt that automation can help take your business to the next level.

 

Read the full article on Medium to learn more about the details of Worthington’s Oracle RPA journey, and how AuraRPA helped them achieve success. 

 
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David Buch
Senior Products Manager

David, our Senior Products Manager, is a highly experienced professional specializing in product definition, innovations, and development, with broad customer understanding, and skillful people management. He has over 20 years of R&D work experience, and continues to excel in his expertise. Before starting his career, David attended Bar-Ilan University where he studied computer science and economics. When he is not working, David enjoys spending his time as a professional tuba player joining symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles.

Elizabeth Pearl
Relationship Manager

A Relationship Manager, but a teacher by degree, Elizabeth is passionate about technology and always seeks to educate and improve the lives of others. During her years as a teacher, Elizabeth learned valuable skills that she applies to everyday life and her role at AuraPlayer: active listening, organization, preparation, and clear communication. Elizabeth is originally from the United States but currently resides in England. In her spare time, she loves exercising, spending time with her family and friends, and playing volleyball.

Nathalie Wasserman
CFO & Operations Manager

Natalie is proud to be AuraPlayer’s Operations and Chief Financial Officer. She takes pride in her work, and loves being a part of the AuraPlayer family. Prior to working at AuraPlayer, Nathalie worked at various companies as an accountant. She attended the University College London (UCL), where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in economics and business. She then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Political Economies in Eastern Europe. 

Gwen Edwards
VP Business Development

An expert in helping businesses seize their potential and grow, Gwen is committed to take AuraPlayer to the next level. With over 30 years of experience in the high technology sector and working with Fortune 500 companies, she works as an advisor for growing businesses to help enhance their value and reach their business objectives. She’s a dynamic member of our team, leveraging her sales and marketing, and P&L experience to our current and future product suite.

Gwen also serves on a several private company boards in Silicon Valley, and is an active member of the angel investment network, Golden Seeds.

Yossi Nakash
CTO & Co-Founder

A true developer, Yossi has been developing and coding in Java / J2EE, C++, .Net, and C# for over 15 years, focusing mainly on the RD side of things. Entering the Oracle World about 5 years ago, Yossi immersed himself in the world of Oracle SOA, Weblogic, ADF and ADF Mobile, as well as the Java side of things.

Prior to joining Mia to found AuraPlayer, Yossi held the role of RD team leader at RadView and was a Java developer at Motorola.