The strategic intelligent automation index: How boards are shaping future organisational models around a digital workforce

The digital workforce has come of age during the Covid-19 pandemic and demonstrated its value, not just in times of crisis but in delivering the speed, agility and resilience that are critical to long term competitiveness.

Extreme pressures triggered by the pandemic have accelerated an ongoing shift towards more agile operating models and structures. In doing so, the drastic need for greater resilience within resourcing structures, supply chains and customer facing operations has been highlighted. The speed and extent of the digital transformation required cannot be led outside the boardroom.

Blue Prism’s analysis of annual reports issued by FTSE 350 companies, highlights the increased use of automation, AI and cloud computing within financial reporting over the last five years. It clearly shows the importance of these technologies and why businesses everywhere are now making them cornerstones of their business strategies.

This report sheds light on the changing role of automation within FTSE 350 companies and how boards are shaping future organisational models around a digital workforce.

Topics covered:
• How organisations are moving from tactical to strategic deployments.
• Resourcing for agility with the three thirds model.
• The characteristics of a speed as usual business.