Buyer's guide to intelligent automation software

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Digitize and automate more types of work at scale

IBM Cloud Pak® for Automation lets you quickly scale up or down to meet fluctuating customer demand, rapidly create new products and services to gain competitive advantage, and increase the productivity of remote and onsite workers. 

It is a complete and flexible set of integrated automation software that can be deployed wherever you need it, on any cloud. 

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Market impact

The automation imperative

Companies are using automation to drive a new wave of productivity and customer experiences — freeing staff from low-value tasks and assisting them in higher-value work.


of business leaders say automation can save up to three work hours per day*


when one in five workers doing nonroutine tasks will rely on AI to do their jobs**

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Why IBM Cloud Pak for Automation?

Your cloud, your choice

Deploy and run on any cloud platform. Migrate existing automation runtimes without application changes or data migration.

360-degree view of your operations

Collect and centralize business and system data across all platform components, gaining real-time operational performance visibility for business managers.

Easy to buy and operate

Run the platform in one flexible package with simple, consistent licensing. Only pay for what you need. Reallocate licenses to other platform capabilities in the future.

Intelligent digital workers

Build and deploy digital workers to collaborate with humans wherever a higher level of productivity can be achieved.

Integrated capabilities

Take advantage of integrated workflow, content, decisioning and capture capabilities to help you intelligently digitize and automate all types of work at scale.

Under the hood

IBM Cloud Pak for Automation includes the automation software you need to start creating and deploying modern automation applications and services to:

  • Digitize and automate more types of work to quickly scale your operations up and down
  • Apply intelligence to continuously improve operations
  • Augment your workforce with digital workers to better support remote and onsite workers 

This IBM Cloud Pak also integrates with IBM Robotic Process Automation to support routine task automation.

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