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[INFOGRAPHIC] What's the Most Effective Digital Transformation Strategy?

Scaling Robotic Process Automation to Kickstart Digital Transformation
Posted:
September 3, 2019

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Digital transformation strategy

Business leaders

around the globe are turning to digital transformation to keep a competitive edge.

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CEO digital transformation

82%

of CEOs reported that they
had a digital transformation initiative
of some kind underway

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Technology helps control costs as part of digital transformation

27%

When asked about their
cost-control methods,
27% cited technology enablement

 

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Technology is the number 1 tool for productivity

TECHNOLOGY

is the
#1 tool for productivity
improvement and
#3 tool for cost control.

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Improve productivity with RPA tools

47%

mentioned technology as
one of their top two ways
to improve productivity 1

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McKinsey survey respondents fully digitized their core business

30%

Nearly 30% of McKinsey’s
digital transformation survey
respondents fully digitized
their core business

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Digital transformation requires a new business model

32%

Another 32% developed
a new business model to
replace their core business

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Launch a digital business

43%

launched
a digital business.2

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New technology is a digital transformation strategy

 

Implementing new technology is a key way to start a digital transformation initiative

Based on a poll of more than 1,000 business leaders in the UK, the report says 80% of respondents want to change how their employees work and which technology they’re using, all with the goal of changing processes and boosting productivity.3

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One of the top tools being implemented is RPA, which helps businesses to see value quickly and to realize actual transformation in the way their organizations operate.

53% of respondents have already started their RPA journey.

 

This is expected to increase to 72% in the next two years.

The benefits of RPA adoption are significant. Payback was reported at less than 12 months, with an average 20% of full-time equivalent (FTE) capacity provided by robots. RPA continues to meet and exceed expectations across multiple dimensions including:

• improved compliance •
• improved quality / accuracy •
• improved productivity •
• cost reduction •

RPA implementation kickstarts a successful digital transformation campaign by replacing manual processes, improving productivity, and growing technology usage among employees. It also allows businesses to achieve ROI quickly

Lead the way for organizational change with RPA.

1 "Gartner Survey Reveals That CEO Priorities Are Slowly Shifting to Meet Rising Growth Challenges." Gartner. Accessed July 16, 2019. https://www.gartner.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2019-05-08-gartner-su....

2 “Unlocking success in digital transformations,” McKinsey & Company, October 2018.

3 Sead Fadilpašić, “UK leaders set 2020 digital transformation deadline,” ITProPortal, Nov. 7, 2018, https://www.itproportal.com/news/uk-leaders-set-2020-digital-transformat...