IBM RPA Build a Bot Challenge

<p><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></p><p><span style="font-size: 36px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Contest Overview</span></p><p id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Join IBM in our second Build-a-Bot Challenge: Automation for the Common Good. Our first Challenge earlier this year was a success, and this challenge will be even better with more prizes and swag giveaways!</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Let&#39;s broaden our vision of what RPA can do - especially in collaboration with data sources, artificial intelligence (AI), and other Automation systems, like business rules, document processing and workflow.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">As a contest participant, you will be provided with access to a free trial of IBM Robotic Process Automation in order to build your solution.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The first 50 people to register for the challenge and the IBM RPA Community will receive a free t-shirt, with more opportunities to earn swag throughout the contest. We look forward to receiving your submissions!</span></p><p id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 36px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Challenge Statements</span></p><p id="isPasted"><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><u><strong>Challenge #1: Best IBM RPA Solution for Social Good</strong></u></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Join the fight against the most pressing global issues of our time while building your development skills. Can RPA bring about meaningful change for the betterment of society? In this university-wide competition, we&#39;re challenging you and your team to learn the IBM RPA toolset, decide on a problem to tackle, bring your best ideas and show what it can do.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">How can we:</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;'>Identify a strong social good use case for RPA?</span></li><li style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;'>Use it to solve a pressing social issue of the day?</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Examples:</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li id="isPasted" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot for patient registration and appointments</span></li><li id="isPasted" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot to verify vaccination status for a reservation</span></li><li id="isPasted" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot to create a bank of coupons for people in need to redeem for food</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><strong><u>Challenge #2: Best IBM RPA Solution to Solve a Client Need</u></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">We&#39;ve learned that IBM Business Partners can use their expertise to quickly master a new tool such as RPA and help their clients in banking, healthcare, retail, and many other industries to build RPA solutions based on real-world challenges that those organizations are facing today. In this Business Partner challenge, use IBM RPA and other tools/systems to develop a new solution for one of your clients. While not required (clients may remain anonymous) we encourage you to co-create with your clients!</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">How can we:</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>Find inefficiencies and customer challenges that are a good candidate for automation?</span></li><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>Co-create a new solution using IBM RPA?</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Examples:</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bots to manage the distribution supply chain for retailers</span></li><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot with orchestration to manage customer retention and increase satisfaction</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><strong><u>Challenge #3: Best IBM RPA Solution to Improve a Workplace Problem</u></strong></span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Anyone working in a business environment is familiar with those redundant tasks that require a lot of effort without adding much value. They can often seem like a part time job. IBM RPA is here to help!</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">How can we:</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>Identify a strong use case for RPA?</span></li><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>Use it to save our workplace time, money, or both?</span></li></ul><p><span style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Examples:</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><meta charset="utf-8" id="isPasted"></span></p><ul><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot with intelligent capture to submit your expenses</span></li><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot to automate the process of data analysis and cleaning</span></li><li style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style='font-family: Lato, "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;'>RPA bot to automate new employee onboarding process</span></li></ul>