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BLUE PRISM SURVEY REVEALS UNTAPPED OPPORTUNITIES OF RPA ADOPTION RATES IN FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY ACROSS APAC

Blue Prism , a global leader in intelligent automation , has released findings from its survey report titled RPA in the APAC Financial Services Sector .

While there is growing momentum in automation efforts by organizations across Asia Pacific ( APAC ), the report reveals significant disparity of Robotic Process Automation ( RPA ) adoption within Asia Pacific ’ s financial services industry .

While Australia leads the way with 78 % of organizations currently using RPA solutions and technologies , India is second with 49 %, followed by Hong Kong ( 47 %), Malaysia ( 44 %) and Singapore ( 28 %).
With only 34 % in Singapore and 50 % in Malaysia of respondents indicating familiarity with RPA , there is potential for better comprehension and perception around this technology . This is in comparison to 85 % in Australia , 82 % in Hong Kong and 75 % in India .
Robert Dewar , Vice President , Financial Services , APAC , Blue Prism , said : “ While RPA adoption across
Presently , the use of RPA adoption remains largely a tool to improve efficiency and cut costs , rather than a catalyst to accelerate Digital Transformation .
global industries grew at tremendous speed , this report revealed the disparity of RPA adoption within the APAC financial services industry , indicating a long roadmap before the region reaches RPA and Intelligent Automation maturity .
“ Presently , the use of RPA adoption remains largely a tool to improve efficiency and cut costs , rather than a catalyst to accelerate Digital Transformation .
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