May 22

Workshop Overview

Workshop Outline

The World RPA Summit provided insight into the topic of automation, you have learned about the different approaches and heard case studies from other organisations. But how do you put these lessons into practice? This is a collaborative workshop where attendees should be prepared to share their understanding, challenges and goals for automation. You will be working with other participants to apply tools and techniques to identify candidate processes, evaluate business needs, select suitable vendors, understand how different operating models may be needed as automation matures within your organisation, and finally to develop a strategic gameplan that will provide clarity and direction for everyone involved.

Audience

Attendees from different companies who have not started or are early in their automation journey and looking for practical advice on how to progress more rapidly.



Facts & Figures About The Event

1 Speaker
1 Day Workshop
15 Tickets

Workshop Schedule

The Tools And Techniques For Developing An Automation Strategy, London

Workshop Outline

The World RPA Summit provided insight into the topic of automation, you have learned about the different approaches and heard case studies from other organisations. But how do you put these lessons into practice? This is a collaborative workshop where attendees should be prepared to share their understanding, challenges and goals for automation. You will be working with other participants to apply tools and techniques to identify candidate processes, evaluate business needs, select suitable vendors, understand how different operating models may be needed as automation matures within your organisation, and finally to develop a strategic gameplan that will provide clarity and direction for everyone involved.

Audience

Attendees from different companies who have not started or are early in their automation journey and looking for practical advice on how to progress more rapidly.


Workshop Agenda

Welcome and Introductions

• Getting to know each other

Exercise (1): Opportunities and Barriers

• Are you using Automation Currently?
• Discuss: Greatest Barriers, Discuss: Greatest Opportunities

Topic: Understanding the Types of Automation

Exercise (2): Automation Types

• Identify Examples of your own processes
• Discuss: How do they fit this model, where is best to start?

Topic: Organisational Thinking to help identify the right processes

Exercise (3): Using the Runners-Repeaters-Rogues Model

• Using Processes from previous step, map into RRR Model
• Discuss: Selecting the best place to start.



Topic: The Vendor Landscape and selecting a Vendor to Fit Your Needs

Exercise (4): Assessing the Company Needs in Vendor Selection

• Apply each of the factors identified to assess your business needs.
• Discuss: How do business needs influence vendor selection?

Topic: Comparing Vendors

Exercise (5): Assessing the Vendor Capabilities to Choose your vendor.

• Which of the comparative needs will fit your requirements?
• Discuss: Which vendor Capabilities are most important?



Topic: Developing a Strategic Gameplan, understanding your goal, and the steps to get you there.

Exercise (6): Build a Strategic Gameplan for Robotic Automation

• Develop your strategic Gameplan
• Discuss: Goals, Tasks, Milestones, Resources, Challenges



Exercise 6 will continue through the afternoon break.

Topic: Operating Models, Maturity Model and the Automation Delivery Lifecycle

Exercise (7): Target Operating Models (eg. Centre of Excellence)

• Discuss: Which model fits your organisation best?
• Discuss: Communication Strategies for introducing Automation

Topic: What could go wrong? Lessons Learned along the way.

Exercise (8): Revisiting the Gamplan, strategies for avoiding problems

• Discuss: Stakeholder Influencing Skills
• Discuss: Mitigates and Contingencies for your challenges

Conclusions: The Automation Delivery Lifecycle Revisited

• Final Q&A
• Feedback, plus/delta

Trainer Details

Rob King

Director, Chief Operating

Wzard

Rob King is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt with 25 years’ experience in helping organisations to develop new technologies, drive operational efficiency, deliver lean transformation programmes, manage strategic operations and aid the creation of a clear business strategy.

Since 2013 the growth of Robotic Process Automation has been a key focus area, working closely with key suppliers to test and deliver a variety of solutions.

Rob has a successful track record in building a cultural change programme from the ground up, delivering innovation, digital transformation and operational efficiency.

He is a Regular advisor, speaker and blogger on the topic of Robotic Automation and AI with experience in delivery from pilot/evaluation through the full roll-out and developing a centre of excellence.

With advances in new business technologies an ability to apply lean thinking is a powerful approach for organisations to drive a faster pace of change with increased emphasis on self-sufficiency and reduced dependency on monolithic IT approaches.

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