Wayne Ariola, Tricentis
At its core, RPA is ultimately the same as software test automation. Both automatically exercise applications to make repetitive work faster, less burdensome, and more accurate. In many respects, RPA is actually simpler than software test automation. Yet, while software testing is commonly an under appreciated discipline, RPA was recently declared the fastest-growing market in enterprise software. Is a convergence inevitable? And how would it impact the future of RPA, test automation, and the larger category of “enterprise automation”?