Blue Prism and EY form strategic alliance to help unlock enterprise digital transformation through intelligent automation

Johannesburg, 12 April 2019

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  • Under alliance with Blue Prism, EY reaches across the ecosystem to help deliver robotic process automation solutions to enterprises for digital transformation 
  • EY and Blue Prism to expand development and services of intelligent automation 

Building on more than five years of teaming to address the intelligent automation market, EY and Blue Prism are announcing a strategic alliance to help enterprises worldwide further unlock digital transformation through intelligent automation.

Under the alliance, EY and Blue Prism will accelerate and expand their collaboration on development of intelligent automation solutions and will leverage Blue Prism’s connected robotic process automation (RPA) software-as-a-service as part of the EY managed and hosted services running on Microsoft Azure. 

EY and Blue Prism have also worked together to automate the supply chain planning for a global consumer goods company and have improved the insurance claims interactions with customers for a large insurance company by supporting  automated claims processing on mobile devices. 

Brian Lewkowicz, EY Africa Robotic Process Automation Leader, says:

“Intelligent Automation is an important part of every organisation’s transformation. With the EY and Blue Prism alliance, we can partner with our clients through their digital journey by supplying Robotics as a Service (RaaS), supported by Blue Prism’s connected RPA platform.”

EY is the first and only organization to receive the Blue Prism Platinum certification for delivery and Gold certification for capability. In addition, EY is ranked number one in RPA services by HFS Research in its “HFS Top 10 RPA Service Providers 2018” list, based on HFS’ comprehensive assessment and rating of RPA services capabilities of 29 vendors. 

James Matcher, EY Africa Intelligent Automation Leader, says: 

“EY’s unrelenting passion to help our clients succeed in their digital transformations requires global strength technology partners who understand this focus. Blue Prism is one of those companies with both the technical depth and understanding. This alliance expands EY’s ability to deliver truly transformative intelligent automation solutions for our clients and enable them with an effective digital workforce for the future.”

Alastair Jacobs, EY Strategic Alliance Leader says:

“EY’s collaboration with Blue Prism further cements the mantra and purpose of EY Alliance and Ecosystem relationships, which is to help our clients address their toughest challenges. It provides our RPA teams the ability to offer our clients choice and access to industry leading technology solutions.”

For more information, visit EY Africa Robotic Process Automation



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