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  1. The great RPA rebranding

    Computers and the IT industry have literally been built directly on top of automation. As such, Robotic Process Automation (often referred to by the acronym RPA) is perhaps one of the most interesting rebranding stories that the IT industry has ever seen.


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  2. Automation has a narrow window of recognition

    Automation has a narrow window in which it is recognized. Too far back and things are taken for granted and too cutting edge means things are not proven or not known about at all. This leaves only a small window in time where people immediately recognize successful automation projects.


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  3. History of the automation industry

    Computers and the IT industry have literally been built directly on top of automation. So why did it take so long for automation and more recent branding of the industry Robotic Process Automation (often referred to by the acronym RPA) to go mainstream?


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  4. The MIT licence is community hostile

    The more I think about the MIT licence the more I think it encourages freeloading and other community hostile behavior. It also has very substantial issues with software patents that can, and do, derail projects.


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