RPA: Should We Believe The Hype?

Simon Barton

In June 2015, British newspaper, “The Daily Mail”, ran an article with the headline “Will YOUR job be stolen by a robot?” The piece was accompanied by a calculator – created using an Oxford University research study – which estimated the probability of a role being automated in the future.If you’re a lawyer, painter or curator, it’s good news. Loan officers, legal assistants and accountants should look away. According to the calculator, the accountant role is almost guaranteed to be taken over b...
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