Improving processes is a top priority for finance organizations, outside of data security and analytics, according to Protiviti’s 2018 Finance Trends Survey
. Robotic process automation (RPA) offers one of the best ways to do that. And yet, judging from the results of the survey, many finance executives are either not aware of or are not ready to commit to this relatively low-cost, non-intrusive technology.
This article explores the broader benefits, challenges and opportunities of RPA, focusing specifically on its use in finance processes.