Function RPA BPM
Technology Software bots are configured to complete monotonous tasks that humans would normally do Encompasses a wide range of software technology components such as workflow engine, business analytics,etc., to improve business performance.
Automation focus Minimizes manual/ repetitive/rule-based tasks that do not require complex decision making remove bottlenecks and shorter process cycle times, and improves productivity business-wide
Deployment effort Non-disruptive works across an organization's existing processes and applications A longer-term effort which requires dedicated technical resources depending on process complexity and depth of integrations.
Business impact Returns can be acquired quickly and cost-effectively. Wide gains can be achieved in overall productivity
Cost Less expensive when compared to BPM. BPM is expensive for enterprise applications.