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Automating for Productivity & Collaboration

Digital Process Automation

In times of chaos and disruption, robotic process automation (RPA) and digital process automation (DPA) can help you keep your business running smoothly and efficiently. Get the essentials (or get a refresher) on RPA and DPA in our upcoming webinar series.

Expectation vs. reality: Three critical RPA mistakes | April 28, 2020; 11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

AI-powered bots can automate repetitive work to reduce costs, increase productivity, and empower your team. But, how do you know which bots to use and when? And how do you scale effectively?

We can help. Watch our webinar to learn how to avoid common mistakes and win with RPA as we cover:

  • Evaluating processes for automation
  • Hybrid RPA
  • Vetting vendors
  • Shifting from RPA to digital process automation (DPA)

Speakers: Francis Carden and Becky Blackwell

Start, scale, and succeed at RPA | April 29, 2020; 11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

How do you take RPA from quick wins to business-wide transformation? In this webinar we’ll look at RPA as a slice of a larger strategy that will enable to you scale rapidly and repeatedly. Join our webinar to learn:

  • The keys to unlocking digital process automation (DPA)
  • How to strategize real enterprise transformation
  • How to design automations that impact CX
  • How to make sense of RPA, DPA, AI, and machine learning

Speakers: Francis Carden and Nolan Greene

Is DPA the key to harmonious business-IT collaboration? | April 30, 2020; 11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

In a time of unprecedented change, “business as usual” is anything but. DPA, with its transformation-critical tools, empowers business people to take leading roles in rapid digital transformation and – with IT’s support – achieve mission-critical outcomes faster. It’s a collaboration that can take on whatever comes next.

Watch to learn how business and IT can better collaborate, including:

  • Who should design and build automations
  • How to build an effective Center of Excellence
  • The right way to scale RPA more rapidly and broadly with DPA
  • How the world’s leading organizations achieved measurable success

Speakers: Francis Carden and Dave Brunner


Francis Carden

VP, Robotics and Transformation, Pegasystems

Francis Carden is one of the original founders of OpenSpan, a robotic automation and workforce intelligence company acquired by Pega in 2016. Francis is an active industry speaker and guest columnist, providing expertise in how to leverage automation to drive human capital optimization and enterprise transformation in the customer-facing areas of enterprise.

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Nolan Greene

Nolan Greene

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Robotics, Pegasystems

Nolan Greene is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for robotics, focusing on go-to-market vision and strategy for digital process automation, robotic automation, and workforce intelligence. A former industry analyst, he brings over 6 years of digital transformation expertise to Pega.

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Dave Brunner

Director, Solutions Consulting, Robotics & Workforce Intelligence, Pegasystems

Dave joined Pega in 2016 by way of the OpenSpan acquisition where he was VP of Product Management and Pre-Sales, and has over 10 years of robotics experience, spending nearly his entire career of over 30 years as a technologist focused on new product innovation. Prior to Pega and OpenSpan, he worked for Equifax and S1 where he led teams of up to 50 delivering large-hosted and cloud-based solutions to several leading global financial and telco companies. Dave graduated from Louisiana State University with a BS in Computer Engineering, began his career in security embedded systems hardware and firmware design, and is a patent holder.

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Becky Blackwell

Director, Product Management, Robotics, Pegasystems

Becky is Director of Product Management for Robotics at Pega. Her work with automation tools started six years ago when she joined the OpenSpan team, a robotic automation and workforce intelligence company acquired by Pega in 2016. With a background in software development, Becky has been focused on robotic automation products and their integration with the Pega Platform since the acquisition.

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