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What to Look for in Web Scraping Tools

The internet provides all the information you could ever want, right at your fingertips. While it’s made accessing information—like market research, stock information, and content aggregation to name just a few—much easier, manually grabbing data from websites can still be a daunting, time-consuming task. By investing in web scraping software web scraping software , you can streamline workflows...

How to Scrape Data from a Website (Tutorial)

Spending too much time going to websites and manually entering data into spreadsheets? While they may seem simple, these types of tasks eat up a great deal of time, and with manual data entry, are incredibly error prone. But with a web scraping tool, you can scrape data from a website, saving your team time and reducing errors. And with the right tool, you won’t need to write a single line of code...

RPA vs. API: Differences and Use Cases

At its very core, the goal of automation is to take routine, repetitive tasks off the hands of time-strapped employees. Robotic process automation (RPA) solutions are designed to do this, but some lack an important feature that can make simplifying your tasks much harder than it needs to be—API connectivity. In this blog, we’re going to take you through the definition of both RPA and APIs, share...

What is Hyperautomation?

For many organizations, what were once islands of automation are converging. And they’re realizing there’s even more labor in their organizations that can be automated. But to bring it all together, they need a craftier strategy to make it happen. Enter hyperautomation . What started as the latest industry buzzword, has become a critical discipline to add to your digital transformation strategy....

Fortra's Automate: Expert Services

Summary Fortra offers Expert Services to its Automate customers. A Fortra automation consultant will partner with your team and provide several services related to the Automate solution, including but not limited to: Expert Advice: Assist and advise on configuration changes in the customer environment. Mentoring and Training: Provide one-to-one customized training on product features to strengthen...

What is IT Process Automation? How to Build a More Resilient IT Department

As IT environments grow increasingly complex—and budgets and staff resources shrink—IT teams everywhere are looking for ways to fill the gaps. And they’re turning to IT process automation software. In fact, per Fortra’s recent IT automation survey , 72 percent of users say they’re looking to expand automation within the next year. Curious how your IT department can utilize a process automation...

Enterprise Automation: The Holistic Guide

Enterprise IT automation that leverages a strategic approach helps manage diverse automation tools and solutions holistically. Learn more about the key principles to embrace for holistic enterprise IT automation.

How to Automate Login to a Website and Download a File

If you're a developer, scripting automations like webpage logins and file downloads can be fun. But most business users don't have the time or skill for such an undertaking. Learn how robotic process automation (RPA) offers an alternative to scripting and makes it easy to automate login to a website and download a file.

Hyperautomation: The Next Big Thing in Automation?

Hyperautomation has quickly emerged as a hot topic in the automation space. And research firm Gartner agrees—identifying it as one of the top 10 strategic technology trends. But is it worthwhile to add to your digital transformation strategy or a flash in the pan? Join Fortra’s automation experts for a panel discussion on hyperautomation and how it’s more than just a trend—it’s a discipline. In...

Workload Automation (WLA) vs. Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Automation remains a popular technology for businesses of all kinds. Within the realm of automation, there are a lot of acronyms representing different tools and approaches—two of the most common are workload automation (WLA) and robotic process automation (RPA). As you plan your strategy, it’s important to understand the differences of workload automation vs. robotic process automation. Both have...