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UiPath FORWARD 5: Key takeaways from the biggest automation event of the year


Vatsala Garg

October 04, 2022

The UiPath FORWARD 5 2022 conference was a grand success. The 2.5 day mega event saw one of the largest gatherings of automation experts and practitioners ever brought together. With thousands of attendees, this conference served as a source of both inspiration and transformation.

There were many major occurrences during the course of this event that are set to bring huge changes to the world of tech. Here are the biggest announcements and key takeaways from this year’s UiPath FORWARD 5 event:

Microsoft and UiPath announce a collaboration

Microsoft joined hands with UiPath. This partnership aims to bring Azure automation solutions to market in order to increase value for customers seeking to enhance productivity. With this, customers will be able to utilize UiPath automation capabilities within Microsoft Office. Businesses can now purchase UiPath directly from the Azure marketplace as well as via private offers.

The key to great work is to love what you do, says Marcus Buckingham

One of the most anticipated events of the FORWARD 5 conference was the keynote speech by Marcus Buckingham. The NY Times best-selling author of Love + Work believes that, “If you’re going to have a full, rich, flourishing life, you have to have a chance, at work, to do the things you love.” According to Buckingham, “Learning is like growing new buds on existing branches.”

UiPath and ManpowerGroup announce the expansion of their strategic partnership

UiPath and ManpowerGroup will be deepening their strategic alliance in order to accelerate go-to-market automation solutions. The aim of this collaboration is to provide a more seamless, digital business in areas like banking and finance, education, construction, healthcare, and IT.

At FORWARD 5, Ron Needham, Senior V.P. of North America Sales and Marketing at ManpowerGroup, also delivered a presentation on, “Automation as the Next Disruptor of Tech Innovation.”

UiPath celebrates the winners of 2022 Partner Awards

At FORWARD 5, the UiPath 2022 Partner Awards honored partners that have delivered extraordinary results in helping organizations implement and scale automation. EY was recognized as the Global Partner of the Year.

These were some of the highlights from the FORWARD 5 conference. These and many other such memorable happenings at the UiPath FORWARD 5 2022 event have made this conference an indisputable success!

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