VKY Automation Blog


By Alex Croucher / July 2, 2019

VKY Approved as G-Cloud 11 Supplier   VKY Intelligent Automation has been confirmed as a UK Government Approved G-Cloud 11 Supplier.  In doing so, VKY becomes the first independent Scottish automation business to be approved as a G-Cloud Supplier. Public Sector can drive savings and service improvements with RPA and Intelligent Automation The public sector…

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Video Clip: Connected RPA

By Alex Croucher / July 1, 2019

Where is Intelligent Automation Going over the next 12 months?  Connected RPA   Here is a snippet from an interview with Alex Croucher at the recent Digit Intelligent Automation Summit in Edinburgh where he provided his insight on what to expect from Intelligent Automation over the next 12 months: Connected RPA.  Thanks to Digit.fyi for the footage…

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News: VKY Sponsoring FutureScot DigitalScotland 2019

By Alex Croucher / May 27, 2019

VKY will be sponsoring the FutureScot DigitalScotland 2019 flagship annual event.  DigitalScotland is the fastest-growing annual tech meet-up for innovators, influencers, thinkers and doers across the public, private and third sectors in Scotland. Topics to be covered on the day will be: Artificial Intelligence in healthcare Autonomous and decentralised data networks Fintech Agriculture 4.0 The…

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News: VKY Sponsoring Digit Intelligent Automation Conference

By Alex Croucher / May 15, 2019

    VKY Intelligent Automation announces it will be sponsoring Scotland’s first ever Digit Intelligent Automation Conference on 20th June at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.  The event is free to attend for end user organisations.   Digit Intelligent Automation Conference   The conference will cover topics including Intelligent Automation, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine…

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2019 Automation Trends 3 of 3

By Alex Croucher / January 14, 2019

In this third blog in the short series of Automation Predictions for 2019, Alex Croucher our Director of Intelligent Automation, shares some final predictions for the year ahead.  You can find the previous 2 articles here   Acquisitions Large technology businesses buying smaller software vendors is nothing new but with Intelligent Automation being a relatively immature…

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2019 Automation Predictions 2 of 3

By Alex Croucher / January 11, 2019

In this second blog in a short series, Alex Croucher our Director of Intelligent Automation, shares some more predictions for the year ahead.  If you missed Alex’s first article, you can find it here   SMEs Automation products and services have typically been aimed at the largest corporates.  Due to the scale of these businesses, returns…

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2019 Automation Predictions 1 of 3

By Alex Croucher / January 10, 2019

2018 was another exciting year for Intelligent Automation with Automation Anywhere cementing their position as a major player and UiPath’s meteoric rise.  The number of case studies becoming available, the diverse range of businesses and public sector organisations beginning to automate and the complementary technologies all grew rapidly.  Here at VKY Intelligent Automation, we’ve loved…

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The 4 Day Week – VKY Investigates

By Alex Croucher / October 2, 2018

VKY Intelligent Automation investigates the Trade Union Congress’s (TUC) recent claim that the advancements in AI and Intelligent Automation (IA) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) should enable workers to reduce their standard working week from 5 days to 4 days with no associated drop in wages. It sounds lovely!  But is it possible?  In this article…

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The Benefits of Intelligent Automation

By Alex Croucher / August 1, 2018

Intelligent Automation and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can solve a wide range of problems meaning there is a wide range of benefits.  These are typically broken down into 4 distinct categories: Efficiency and Productivity, Improving Customer Experience, Scalability and Resilience.  The challenges facing a particular business will impact the motivation and business case for introducing…

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Intelligent Automation: What is it?

By Alex Croucher / July 1, 2018

Intelligent Automation is one of the fastest growing methods for rapidly transforming an organisation’s financial efficiency and operational productivity with minimal investment and impact on the operation. The technology works by “training” virtual users – often referred to as robots – to perform activities which are currently manual and repetitive. Any process that is performed…

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