RPA 185

Blue Prism Infrastructure Upgrade
(Virtual instructor-led, 4-part training series)

Project-based learning series that guides IT teams through an enterprise-level Blue Prism infrastructure upgrade with sessions dedicated to hands-on design, testing, and technical assistance.  

Designed to enable in-house capabilities, IT teams actively learn, shadow, and practice the skills needed to design, configure, and troubleshoot future infrastructure upgrades.

Audience (or equivalent)

  • RPA Technical Architect to manage infrastructure delivery and mitigate risks to live automations
  • IT Project Manager to coordinate upgrade requests and deliverables from IT teams
  • RPA Project Manager to handle logistics and communication with business teams

Objectives

  • Understand how to design an enterprise-level platform upgrade for Blue Prism and optimize for in-house deployment
  • Evaluate how upgrade will impact live automations and align regression testing
  • Implement upgraded infrastructure environments and align deployment schedules for live automations

Delivery

Format: Virtual instructor-led, 4-part training series
Duration: 8 weeks

Session I: Project Kickoff (3 hours)

Initial meeting to (1) establish expectations from trainee organizations, (2) frame the implementation plan, and (3) highlight available technical assistance. Agenda topics include:

  • Introduce Blue Prism enterprise architecture
    • Review installation requirements and available knowledge resources
    • Align implementation plan and identify all IT stakeholders
    • Highlight mobilization best practices, recommendations, and common pitfalls
Session II: Infrastructure Design (3 hours)
  • Design checkpoint for technical guidance around initial infrastructure design, specifications, and configuration. Draft Infrastructure Design Document to be submitted 48-hours in advance to allow time for offline review. Agenda topics include:
  • Upgrade version feature summary and release note highlights
    • Infrastructure Design Document gap analysis, risks, and recommendations
    • Common challenges (i.e. group policies, golden image, remote desktop options) 
Session III: Development (“DEV”) Environment Test (3 hours)
  • Test checkpoint for DEV environment configured by trainee organization. Designated RPA and IT leads will shadow WonderBotz during the hands-on walk-through, checklist, and testing activities. Agenda topics include:
  • Test Login Agent and Blue Prism installations
    • Discuss regression testing and environmental readiness
    • Document, triage, or provide recommendations for any identified issues
    • Common challenges (i.e. SSO, environment readiness, 3rd party integrations) 
Session IV:  Technical Assistance (3 hours)
  • Test checkpoint to triage or provide recommendations for any issues identified by the IT teams while testing the UAT and PROD environments. Hands-on technical assistance provided for special topics (ex. Login Agent and SSO issues).

Enablement Tools

  • WonderBotz Infrastructure Design document
  • Blue Prism upgrade documentation
  • Implementation plan and milestone checklists

Prerequisites

  • ​​​Existing Blue Prism installation
  • Designated project delivery technical roles (or equivalent)

Registration

​​Organizations can sign up on our website using our online store — select the enroll button below. However, if you have any questions before purchasing, please contact us. One (1) webinar series purchase allows 4 trainees to participate. Shortly after receipt of your paid order, you will be contacted by a member of our training team for scheduling.