Why IBM Is Acquiring RPA Provider WDG

The acquisition is intended to strengthen our AI-infused automation platform—making it one of the most fully-equipped platforms

If you saw the press release, you know we are acquiring a robotic process automation (RPA) provider based in Brazil, named WDG SOLUÇÕES EM SISTEMAS E AUTOMAÇÃO DE PROCESSOS LTDA (hereinafter referred to as “WDG Automation”).*

Read more here: Why IBM Is Acquiring This RPA Provider and What’s New for CxOs with Automation Initiatives

Our plan is to bring WDG Automation’s RPA and AI-driven, omni-channel chatbot capabilities to two areas where enterprises have critical automation needs: transforming business processes and managing IT operations.

Ultimately, the plan is to include RPA capabilities across the IBM Cloud Pak® family, starting with IBM Cloud Pak® for Automation for business processes and IBM Cloud Pak® for Multicloud Management for IT operations.

Our aim is to help clients stand up successful AI-infused automation solutions for improved productivity and efficiency across business and IT operations. With a full set of integrated automation capabilities, including AI and RPA, CIOs and COOs will be able to do the following:

  • Empower teams to quickly and easily create automations using low code tooling.
  • Infuse these automations with intelligence—including templates for the most common scenarios for business and IT operations.
  • Enable automation to work seamlessly alongside teams with pre-built integration to the most common applications and collaboration tools.
  • Deliver all of this with a unified, consistent, cloud-ready runtime to drive down total cost of ownership.

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