Market impact

The automation imperative

Companies are using automation to drive a new wave of productivity and customer experiences — freeing staff from low-value tasks and assisting them in higher-value work


of business leaders say automation can save up to three work hours per day


when one in five workers doing nonroutine tasks will rely on AI to do their jobs


SPS Automation consists of pre-integrated software and services to digitize your work, infuse your processes with AI, and balance your workflows between human talent and machine labor.

Under the hood

SPS Automation includes the automation software you need to start creating and deploying modern automation applications and services to:

  • Digitize and automate more types of work to quickly scale your operations up and down
  • Apply intelligence to continuously improve operations
  • Augment your workforce with digital workers to better support remote and onsite workers
This IBM Cloud Pak also integrates with IBM Robotic Process Automation to support routine task automation.

Core capabilities

Flexible purchasing allows you to mix and match based on business requirements.



Process mapping


Data capture


Why IBM Cloud Pak for Automation?

Your cloud, your choice

Deploy and run on any cloud platform. Migrate existing automation runtimes without application changes or data migration.

360-degree view of your operations

Collect and centralize business and system data across all platform components, gaining real-time operational performance visibility for business managers.

Easy to buy and operate

Run the platform in one flexible package with simple, consistent licensing. Only pay for what you need. Reallocate licenses to other platform capabilities in the future.

Intelligent digital workers

Build and deploy digital workers to collaborate with humans wherever a higher level of productivity can be achieved.

Integrated capabilities

Take advantage of integrated workflow, content, decisioning and capture capabilities to help you intelligently digitize and automate all types of work at scale.