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Intelligent Automation with IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation

By : Allen Chan, Kevin Trinh, Guilhem Molines, Suzette Samoojh, Stephen Kinder
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Book Image

Intelligent Automation with IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation

3 (1)
By: Allen Chan, Kevin Trinh, Guilhem Molines, Suzette Samoojh, Stephen Kinder

Overview of this book

COVID-19 has made many businesses change how they work, change how they engage their customers, and even change their products. Several of these businesses have also recognized the need to make these changes within days as opposed to months or weeks. This has resulted in an unprecedented pace of digital transformation; and success, in many cases, depends on how quickly an organization can react to real-time decisions. This book begins by introducing you to IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation, providing a hands-on approach to project implementation. As you progress through the chapters, you’ll learn to take on business problems and identify the relevant technology and starting point. Next, you’ll find out how to engage both the business and IT community to better understand business problems, as well as explore practical ways to start implementing your first automation project. In addition, the book will show you how to create task automation, interactive chatbots, workflow automation, and document processing. Finally, you’ll discover deployment best practices that’ll help you support highly available and resilient solutions. By the end of this book, you’ll have a firm grasp on the types of business problems that can be solved with IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
1
Part 1: Business Automation and Cloud Pak Overview
6
Part 2: Use Cases and Best Practices
15
Part 3: Deployment Considerations

Introducing the platform choices for Cloud Pak

Corporations have bought, built, and assembled various systems over time to tackle the operations of the objectives they’re set to reach. While doing so, technology evolved as well as the technical strategies put in place. Consequently, corporations typically end up with a patchwork of systems and underlying platforms.

When adopting technology such as IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation, the question naturally arises of where to run this, and on which platform, and quite often, there isn’t a single one-size-fits-all answer. This chapter lists some of the potential platform choices.