August 20 2021
Laiye July Automation Challenge 2021 was a tremendous success! Registrations came from all corners of the world, with the final winners being from India, New Zealand and USA. We witnessed what could be accomplished when RPA is leveraged by creative minds across the globe, proving once again, the phenomenal power of intelligent automation.
Due to the success of the previous competition, we are glad to launch another automation challenge. Whether you’re a member of Laiye RPA community or a curious automation enthusiast, we encourage all those with RPA familiarity to tap into their creative genius and apply themselves in Laiye Automation Challenge August 2021.
Unleash your creativity. Build innovative solutions to tackle a range of business problems using any RPA platform and win cash prizes.
We welcome solutions addressing a range of organizational challenges businesses around the world are tackling at this moment. Developers can create solutions on any scenario, or to one of the five questions below:
Q1: Many online sellers operate their shops on multiple eCommerce platforms, and therefore often are burdened with tedious task of updating information about their goods or adding new information on each of the eCommerce platforms individually. How could RPA help sellers with this commonly faced challenge?
Q2: COVID-19 pandemic has forced many retailers to shift their operations online, and therefore online sellers have begun to attach great importance on aspects such as effectively managing inventory, tracking payments, and ensuring delivery in a cost-effective manner. How can RPA help in streamlining the whole process to achieve high customer satisfaction rates?
Q3: How could RPA best assist a small or medium-sized eCommerce retailer gain a competitive advantage in an increasingly challenging market?
Q4: What's the most underrated yet innovative scenario in retail that involves RPA?
Is Laiye RPA necessary?
No. You are not restricted to Laiye RPA – you enjoy the freedom to select an RPA platform that enables you to employ your creativity and develop a unique solution within three weeks.
Usage of Laiye RPA, however, will be considered during evaluation and submissions that have used Laiye RPA will have a slightly higher likelihood of winning.
Where can I get Laiye RPA?
1. Download the free community edition from our website.
2. All the existing members of Laiye Developer Community who have passed the level 1 certification may receive the latest Laiye RPA Enterprise version -- one of the few RPA platforms globally with clone mode.
3. You may obtain a license key of our latest enterprise version upon successful completion of level 1 developer certification. More details here.
In addition to being recognized and promoted by Laiye on social media, the top three winners will receive:
1. First prize: $500
2. Second prize: $300
3. Third prize: $100
Who can Participate?
We welcome all professionals familiar with RPA including:
1. RPA professionals
2. Software Developers
3. Automation experts
4. Technology engineers
Participants can enter as individuals or as a team of not more than three people.
Submission Form: Mention the chosen question or challenge in the Submission Form along with other details including your idea, area of application, impact on the business, benefits of using it for a business like saving on operational cost, ROI, etc.
Description: The text description of the solution is required.
Images: Key images or screenshots of the solutions should be submitted.
Source Code: The source code accessible publicly of the bot files. The bot files/submissions can be shared using GitHub or can send to Laiye privately.
Video: A short video of not more than 5 minutes explaining the bot solutions.
20th August 2021: July Automation Challenge begins. Participants have two weeks to register and submit their solutions.
September 13th 2021: July Automation Challenge concludes at September 13th 2021 (GMT +8). All the submissions will be evaluated according to the pre-defined criteria.
September 16th – September 20th: Top 5 candidates are selected and invited to a video-call to present their solutions.
September 22nd: Top three winners along with notable contestants are announced.
Judging Criteria for the Submissions
1. Creativity: The overall innovativeness of the submitted solution.
2. Platform usage: Solutions developed from Laiye RPA will be awarded additional points.
3. Usefulness: Whether a certain industry or market would benefit from the solution.
4. Impact: How closely does it address real-life issues?
Register for Laiye Automation Challenge August 2021 here:
Laiye has rich experience in RPA + AI and helps businesses and people realize their full potential by optimizing the human-machine collaborative alliance with sophisticated, dynamic, productivity-enhancing digital, low-code "workforce solutions". Laiye delivers the deepest, most advanced AI/RPA/NLP solutions to help businesses become more efficient, effective, agile, and successful. And it frees people to focus on meaningful, innovative, mission-critical initiatives.
Core technologies include robotic process automation (RPA), process mining, natural language processing (NLP), conversational intelligence, text recognition, and image recognition.