Episode 20 - Inside the Mind of an RPA Consultant With Olaoluwa Daramola

Episode 20 - Inside the Mind of an RPA Consultant With Olaoluwa Daramola

Robotics Process Automation is probably not a term you hear about a lot in the techosystem and probably for good reason too. On this episode, Olaoluwa Daramola, a technology consultant at a Big 4 company focusing on RPA, joins the hosts to discuss RPA and what it's like to succeed in the field. He also answers the question as to why RPA isn't so popular in the techosystem.

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Show Notes & Resources

(04:45) - Olaoluwa’s Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/__Laolu

(10:12) - Automate the boring stuff with Python, a book by Al Sweigart: https://automatetheboringstuff.com

(13:08) - Tech transfer season episode: https://anchor.fm/insidethetechosystem/episodes/Episode-10---Tech-Transfer-Season-epovqb

(22:43) - RPA industry to reach about $25 billion by 2025: https://www.forrester.com/report/the-rpa-market-will-grow-to-usd22-billion-by-2025/RES177085

(26:34) - Is RPA only business-facing?

(29:23) - How do RPA’s get distributed?

(33:29) - UiPath: https://www.uipath.com

(35:40) - Microsoft acquiring a couple of RPA companies: https://www.infoq.com/articles/cloud-vendors-low-code

(41:47) - Why is there little hype around RPA in the Nigerian Techosystem?

(50:30) - What does it mean to be an RPA consultant?

(59:17) - Does the RPA path require certification?

(1:08:21) - Olaoluwa’s Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/olaoluwa-daramola

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