5 Takeaways From the RPA Insiders Virtual Conference

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the hottest digital trends gaining traction in 2020. With RPA, businesses can automate away mundane and repetitive tasks to focus on work that not only drives revenue, but also brings employees job satisfaction.

In our latest virtual conference, “RPA Insiders Virtual Conference,” hosted by Udacity and UiPath, world-renowned panelists and keynote speakers —-  from companies including Spotify, Forrester, and PwC — gathered to discuss what RPA is, how COVID-19 has impacted the industry, and what it takes to be an excellent RPA developer.

Here are the top five takeaways centered around RPA as an emerging technology that we got from the conference on September 15.



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Become a Cloud Developer With Our Latest Developer for Microsoft Azure Nanodegree Program

As of 2020, Microsoft Azure has a 60% adoption rate with a whopping 95% of the Fortune 500 companies using Azure technologies. This makes Azure one of the most popular cloud services platforms used by enterprises, making it a crucial tool for cloud computing professionals — especially cloud developers — to add to their skillset. 

Keeping this in mind, after launching the DevOps Engineer for Microsoft Azure Nanodegree Program, we are excited to introduce the latest program under that collaboration — Developer for Microsoft Azure Nanodegree program. This program further strengthens our partnership with Microsoft and also Udacity’s School of Cloud Computing

Become a cloud developer with developer for Microsoft Azure Nanodegree Program


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2020 Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Program Applications Now Open!

Udacity is excited to announce that we are launching 15,000 scholarships in Cloud Computing, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence with Bertelsmann for the second year! The scholarship program is part of a three-year commitment by Bertelsmann to fund 50,000 tech scholarships for students to learn with Udacity. 

With today’s changing landscape, the demand for skilled professionals in cloud technology, business analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning is growing rapidly across disciplines and industries. The goal of Bertelsmann Technology Scholarship Program is to empower individuals with the skill sets to jumpstart their careers in our increasingly digital world.



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Using Datasets with Computer Vision

Many of the modern computer vision applications rely on deep learning algorithms. Therefore, selecting and using datasets to train those deep learning algorithms is an essential skill for any computer vision engineer.

In this article, we’ll take a look at how computer vision datasets have refined the field of object identification and contributed to high-tech inventions like self-driving cars and the latest smartphones.



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What You Need to Know to Become an AWS Developer

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is currently one of the most used cloud services providers in the market, with Amazon reporting $10.8 million in sales in Q2 2020 alone. With 29% growth in a single quarter, the adoption of AWS shows no signs of slowing down.

This growth means the demand for roles like AWS developers continues to increase. 

The role of an AWS Developer offers a unique, engaging, challenging, and rewarding experience for those looking to break into these positions.



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What Does a Data Analyst Do?

In today’s digital culture that holds sway over much of our planet, there’s nothing we consume and create as quickly as data. Sites like Instagram, television shows, and ubiquitous billboards represent only a few sources of data constantly bombarding our senses. 

And, because data is ubiquitous, countless organizations and even governments have come up with creative ways to process information and have adapted to their findings. All this has transformed the field of data science, making it an exciting discipline with the potential for growth in untold directions.



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New! Develop & Deploy Business Process Automation With Our RPA Developer Nanodegree Program

More than 60% of professionals spend over 30% of their time doing repetitive, administrative tasks that are a drain on their productivity, according to a Mckinsey report. Ultimately, these boring, mundane tasks can be automated. 

Robotic Process Automation (RPA), an emerging technology, is a way to streamline those tasks enabling employees to do more impactful work while allowing organizations to operate more efficiently and cost-effectively.



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