Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5288

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5288

Date Request Received: 12/09/2019 10:15:24

Date Request Replied To: 08/10/2019 10:15:43

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Request Summary: Robotic Process Automation

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software which can automate manual, computer-based tasks by using virtual workers which mimic the way humans interact with applications on a computer. As a result, RPA can drive efficiencies in corporate services by increasing productivity, reducing staff workload and generating cost savings.

Does your organisation have a dedicated budget for investing in RPA? Is yes, please provide your organisations RPA budget for 19/20
 
Answer To Question 1:
No
 
Question Number 2:
To date, how much has the organisation invested in RPA solutions?
 
Answer To Question 2:
£0
 
Question Number 3:
Does your organisation use a third-party to provide an RPA software solution? If yes, please provide the name of the supplier (e.g. Thoughtonomy, Automation Anywhere, Uipath, Blue Prism etc.)
 
Answer To Question 3:
N/A
 
Question Number 4:
Please provide a brief description as to the project the RPA provider is undertaking/has undertaken at the organisation (e.g. reporting, system integration, tax management etc.) including which departments within the organisation this is/has been implemented
 
Answer To Question 4:
N/A
 
Question Number 5:
How many employees (headcount) are involved in the operationalisation of the RPA solution at your organisation post-implementation?
 
Answer To Question 5:
N/A
 
Question Number 6:
Please state the start and end date of the contract with the supplier
 
Answer To Question 6:
N/A
 
Question Number 7:
Did the organisation use a framework to procure these services? If yes, please provide the name of the framework
 
Answer To Question 7:
N/A
 
Question Number 8:
Please provide detail on how the RPA provider has charged the organisation? (e.g. costing by development and consultancy day rates, annual/monthly license fees, additional fees for bespoke services)
 
Answer To Question 8:
N/A
 
Question Number 9:
What was the annual cost to the organisation for the provision of the RPA solution in 18/19?
 
Answer To Question 9:
N/A
 
Question Number 10:
Has your organisation seen any quantifiable benefits through the use of your RPA solution provider? Please provide details on the benefits achieved (e.g. reduced time spent on task by X%, saved X amount of hours per task per month, achieved savings of X amount)
 
Answer To Question 10:
N/A
 
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