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RPA vs. Software Test Automation

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While software testing all-too-often remains the overlooked “second-class citizen” of the Application Development world, RPA has truly captured the attention (and dollars) of IT leaders—to the point where it has become the fastest-growing market in enterprise software.

At its core, RPA is ultimately the same as software test automation (STA): both automatically exercise applications through the UI or API to make repetitive work faster, less burdensome, and more accurate.  Is a convergence inevitable? And how would it impact the future of RPA and software test automation?     

Download Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs Software Test Automation to learn: 

  • In what ways RPA and software test automation are converging 
  • The core differences between the RPA and software test automation 
  • The top risks, opportunities, and challenges emerging from this convergence of RPA and software test automation 

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