Robot software is the set of coded commands or instructions that tell a mechanical device and electronic system, known together as a robot, what tasks to perform. Robot software is used to perform autonomous tasks. Many software systems and frameworks have been proposed to make programming robots easier.
Latest IT staffers: Software robots for data entry and process tasks | ZDNet
The next member of your company's IT team might be a robot. Not the kind you'd typically see working on a factory assembly line, but a software tool that performs multiple digital tasks in an automated way.
The 'software robots' changing outsourcing: 'Up to 60 percent of the tasks can be automated' | ZDNet
UiPath's strategy is straightforward. Its CEO Daniel Dines refuses to make PowerPoint presentations for potential clients. "Instead, we show them the software and teach them what it can do." Dines and his team are in the 'software robots' business, part of a market expected to stretch to $5bn by 2020, up from less than $200m in 2013, according to Transparency Market Research.
In 2004, Chris Anderson's now famous Wired article introduced the World to the Long Tail of niche marketing. This is a frequency distribution - a graph, that can be used to understand a retailing strategy for selling a large number of unique items in individually small volumes.