What is Analytic Process Automation?
Analytic Process Automation (APA) is the technology that allows anyone in your organization to easily share data, automate tedious and complex processes, and turn data into results. With Analytic Process Automation, anyone can unlock predictive and prescriptive insights that drive quick wins and fast ROI.
The Convergence of Data, Process, People
Analytic Process Automation marks the maturation of data and analytics software, which used to consist of distinct markets including analytics, business intelligence, data science, and machine learning tools. APA converges three key pillars of automation and digital transformation to enable the democratization of data and analytics, the automation of business processes, and the upskilling of people for quick wins and transformative outcomes.
A Newly Catalyzed Market
The proliferation of augmented capabilities within analytics, business intelligence, and data science and machine learning products is making once-distinct markets collide.
Harnessing the energy arising from — the potential within — the collision could shorten not only the time to insight but also, ultimately, the time to measurable business benefit.
— "Worlds Collide as Augmented Analytics Draws Analytics, BI and Data Science Together,” Gartner, Carlie Idoine, 10 March 2020
The convergence of data, process, and people in a single platform is replacing the use of multiple discrete tools in organizations today. Modern platforms contain all capabilities in one unified solution and enable organizations to achieve end-to-end automation in a low cost, agile approach. Rather than months or years from implementation to outcomes, Analytic Process Automation drives transformative outcomes in weeks.
Quick Wins and Fast ROI
Even if this is the first you’re hearing about it, Analytic Process Automation isn’t new. Businesses have been implementing and realizing outcomes from APA for a while now. In fact, APA is used in over 6,400 companies globally and in over 37% of the Global 2000.
APA is used in over 6,700 companies globally and in over 37% of the Global 2000.
Companies are experiencing quick wins and fast returns on ROI, automating analytics, data science, and entire data-centric business processes that otherwise required a myriad of disconnected point tools and manual hand-offs.
An End-to-End Platform: From Insights to Inputs
APA places business outcomes first. Users start with the business case and can quickly create analytics, data science, and process automation outcomes, without requiring any specialized skillset. The resulting impact of APA is faster business results, fully automated business processes, and the ability to rapidly upskill and make an impact. For organizations, the biggest outcome of APA is realized across four different areas of return on investment: