Kofax Releases Kofax RPA 11.1: What’s New and Why it’s Important

Kofax RPA 11.1 continues to push technology and automation towards full Digital Transformation.

As organizations and functional departments continue to march forward towards “hyper-automation,” we are here as a partner to help you understand the latest in technology advances and developments. Kofax’s recently released Kofax RPA 11.1 brings new key features for our customers wanting to automate more manual tasks, activities, and decisions – and that are designed to help process huge amounts of data and workflows in ways that are smart, efficient, and cost productive. Kofax RPA 11.1 continues to deliver an enterprise-class toolkit that allows robotic process automation to be used in ways that are approachable for most IT departments and impactful across the organization.

Key Kofax RPA 11.1 Improvements

  • Administration & Connectivity

    Kofax continues to invest in AI and document intelligence capabilities which will enhance the overall connectivity between systems. Kofax RPA 11.1 bears the fruits of this strategy by providing enhancements in process discovery, desktop automation and developer tools. Administration enhancements to Kapplets and password management through its integration with Cyberark means administrators will now be able to scale robots and resources using new specialized queueing tools. This reduces the overall time involved in managing and administrating RPA.

  • Task Automation

    With new enhancements to email processing, Kofax RPA 11.1 allows administrators to create and deploy email robots which will automate the capture of important documents and data from email accounts. These email robots monitor inboxes and are triggered when a new email arrives. The robot can then process the email, including searching the body and attachments for discreet data and information, and then integrating data and files into your enterprise content management and primary business systems.

Why All this Matters to You

When our clients ask us about new and innovative ways to operate more efficiently to save money or adjust to our new business climate, we believe in maximizing utilization of tools that are cost effective, impactful, and reliable. operationally. The continued investment by Kofax into its RPA platform shows that this solution is not just scalable and extensible, it is a safe investment for the future of your automation needs. That’s why we see Kofax RPA, and especially version 11.1 as a great investment for our clients and recommend it as a best in breed RPA and intelligent automation solution.

Below are a couple use cases that are fit well technically and for positive ROI with Kofax RPA 11.1. These are real-world applications of the toolkit from Kofax RPA which can have a ton of initial impact and long-lasting value.

  • Accounts Payable & Invoice Processing

    Accounts Payable is one of the most common and valuable focus areas for RPA – and a great place to start getting immediate value from your investment. Kofax RPA brings invoice capture, data extraction & validation, header / footer / GL coding processing, and payment posting into concert by integrating seamlessly with your enterprise content or digital workflows to provide an end-to-end invoice processing platform.

  • Vendor Setup & Maintenance

    Kofax RPA can completely automate the otherwise arduous process of new vendor setup and validation using triggers from your invoice processing workflows. Kofax RPA can automatically search for vendor data in your ERP or CRM, check for required documents in other systems, validate vendor address from the internet, and even search for credentials from external databases and websites. The potential value and ROI, especially for high-volume invoice operations, is considerable as it removes manual interventions to create a solution that is faster and more reliable.

  • Contract Monitoring & Enforcement

    Often, monitoring and managing changes to GPO contracts requires labor-intensive manual checking of websites and other data sources. Any items that have changed must be validated and updated so that item pricing can be verified against the item master. Proactively validate PO lines against item master to ensure accuracy and adherence to GPO pricing. Login and monitor GPO websites, or use API calls when available, to find data to use in validation/verification and updates for the item master table(s). Additionally, use calls to run robots as REST web service ad-hoc for validation during PO creation workflow.

Get Started with Kofax RPA 11.1

Whether you’re interested in upgrading to Kofax RPA 11.1 or you’re new to Kofax RPA entirely, it’s never been easier to take advantage of the latest and greatest improvements and developments in robotic process automation. Kofax makes it fast and easy by offering a free development license for Kofax RPA, meaning you can start building your first robot on RPA 11.1 in a matter of minutes.

RPI Consultants is a proud Platinum Partner of Kofax and has extensive experience helping companies navigate into the world of digital transformation and intelligent automation, usually on the back of Kofax RPA. We can start with an executive level roadmapping session or software robot prototyping, or we can jump straight into a full scale automation journey.

Visit our Kofax RPA page for more information or Contact Us to get started.

Written by Patrick Wise