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The ABCs of Process Automation

The ABCs of Process Automation

Published by: Research Desk Released: Nov 25, 2020

Process automation is the use of technology to automate a repeatable, rules-based task in a software application.

There are several key technologies available to automate a task, and they’re often capable of automating the same process, but in different ways. Understanding the available automation technologies is the first step in building an effective corporate automation strategy.

All automation technologies have their purpose. Effectively and efficiently automating your business processes might require some or all of them.

Read this guide to learn more about:

  • The process automation options that are available to you
  • How to use them to improve your finance and accounting operations
  • The automation hierarchy of needs, and how to apply this model to your organization

Companies come to BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) because their traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable. BlackLine’s cloud-based solutions and market-leading customer service help companies move to modern accounting by unifying their data and processes, automating repetitive work, and driving accountability through visibility. BlackLine provides solutions for financial close management, accounting automation, and intercompany governance, helping large enterprises and midsize companies across all industries do accounting work better, faster, and with more control.

More than 3,000 customers trust BlackLine to help them close faster with complete and accurate results. The company is the pioneer and recognized Leader in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions. Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, please visit blackline.com.