This year has redefined ‘business as usual’ and we wanted to gauge how process automation was playing in a role in 2020 and beyond. So when our global community gathered for CamundaCon LIVE 2020.1 in April, we ran a global pulse survey with 160 attendees — from Germany and the USA, to South Africa and Ecuador — and we asked everything, from how COVID-19 had impacted business, to where they saw the future of process automation.  Here’s what we discovered:


Are you interested in learning more about the future of process automation? Join us for CamundaCon LIVE 2020.2 this October 8-9th, to hear first-hand from leading enterprises, from Deutsche Telekom to the University of Pennsylvania, on how they are using process automation to support strategic initiatives.

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