3 stages of an enterprise automation program lifecycle

There are clear guidelines that help companies prepare for their automation projects and leverage sustainable competitive advantage by creating a comprehensive roadmap.


Automation is best approached in three phases - implemented, executed, and leveraged, thus allowing companies to increase efficiencies and achieve instant ROI.


Set timeline and expectations – In the first step of the pilot phase, stakeholders should recalibrate their expectations and establish realistic benchmarks for success. Before taking action, the implementation team should reconvene with automation & AI vendors. For a successful proactive planning phase it’s important to understand how an adjustment in the timelines can affect the subsequent deployments and actions.
Business leaders should calibrate their expectations and establish realistic benchmarks for success when embarking on an automation program.

3 stages to an automation program


1. Exploratory Phase

  • Understand RPA - Initiative business leaders must be fully self-aware of the suitable practices for RPA and the strategy to align it with business goals. A significant component of this process recognizes the most appropriate tasks for automation, and it is not suited to all oper