Robocorp's 2023 in Review: Embracing Generative AI in a Year of Breakthrough Automation Features

Looking back on 2023, it's clear that the year was transformative for the tech industry, with generative AI taking the world by storm. This revolutionary technology has reshaped countless sectors, and at Robocorp, we've been at the forefront of integrating generative AI into our automation solutions. This year was marked by relentless innovation and significant advancements in our technology, with a particular focus on harnessing the power of generative AI to enhance and streamline automation processes. From upgrading our RPA framework to introducing new tools and features, we've worked tirelessly with our amazing customers to push the boundaries of modern automation.

December 22, 2023Tommi Holmgren, Robocorp

Let's dive into the top features that have made 2023 a landmark year in automation and AI at Robocorp.

1. Unprecedented Growth of RPAFramework

The RPAFramework began the year at version 19.4.2 and has seen an astonishing 80 releases, bringing it to version 28.0.0. This robust library now offers enhanced Java app automation through RPA.JavaAccessBridge, new methods for Google Sheets, and PDF connectors. We've also integrated Document AI connectors to platforms like Base64.ai and provided support for generative AI use cases with OpenAI and Azure connectors, ensuring your automation is as intelligent and versatile as ever.

2. Introducing Process Documentation

2023 welcomed the Process Documentation feature, a game-changer for organizational transparency and clarity. Users can now add detailed descriptions to their Processes, utilizing Markdown syntax for a rich, informative format. This feature supports images and links and is accessible programmatically via our API, making process understanding and communication more streamlined and effective.

3. Video Streaming from Workers

The Control Room has been upgraded to include video streaming capabilities for unattended process runs. This feature provides an invaluable window into your automation, offering real-time visibility and aiding in troubleshooting and demonstrations. It's a leap forward in making your automation processes as transparent and accessible as possible.

4. Robocorp Setup Utility

We introduced the Robocorp Setup Utility to simplify the setup process, especially for environments using SSO, with stricter network access, or those looking to avoid command-line setups. It's not just about ease of use; it's about empowering your teams to manage and monitor their automation environments effectively, with minimal administrative overhead.

5. Workspace Asset Storage

The launch of Asset Storage marked a significant enhancement in how data and configurations are managed. With support for various data types like Text, JSON, and Files, and accessible via UI, API, or directly from Robots, it's a versatile solution designed to make your automation setup and operation as smooth and efficient as possible.

6. Python Automation Framework

The new robocorp Python automation framework brought the development of Python automation to a new level of convenience and power. With improved logging, updated project templates, and an overall streamlined experience, Python developers can enjoy an even more robust and intuitive automation environment.

7. ReMark: Unleashing Generative AI

ReMark💬, our generative AI assistant, has transformed the way developers work on the Robocorp platform. By harnessing the power of large language models for code generation, ReMark💬 has drastically reduced development times and boosted productivity. It's not just a tool; it's your AI partner in delivering faster, more efficient bots.

Conclusion: As we bid farewell to 2023, we look back with pride at the leaps we've made in automation technology. Each feature we introduced was designed with our users in mind, aiming to make automation more accessible, powerful, and efficient. We're excited for what's to come and promise to continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible in automation. Thank you for being part of our journey. Here's to an even more innovative 2024! Don't miss out on future updates and innovations. Subscribe to our newsletter/blog for the latest in automation technology straight to your inbox.

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