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  • Writer's pictureOscar ONeill

Limitations of RPA

RPA, or Robotic Process Automation technology has its limitations, and it is essential to identify the tasks that are not suitable for RPA. RPA is designed to automate repetitive tasks that have well-defined inputs and outputs. Tasks that involve complex decision-making or require creativity and human judgment are not suitable for RPA.

RPA also has limitations in handling unstructured data. For example, RPA may not be able to read data from images or handwritten notes. Similarly, RPA may not be suitable for tasks that involve physical dexterity, such as assembly line work.

RPA technology is also limited in its ability to learn and adapt to changing circumstances. While some RPA systems use machine learning algorithms to improve their performance over time, they still require human intervention to make significant changes.

Finally, RPA technology has limitations in terms of security and compliance. RPA robots have access to sensitive data, and ensuring that they operate within a secure and compliant environment is essential. RPA systems also need to be audited regularly to ensure that they are following the necessary regulations and guidelines.



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