188% growth in mentions of cloud computing as a key strategic initiative in FTSE 350 annual reports between 2014-2019

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.

In this report, we've analyzed annual reports issued by FTSE 350 companies, highlighting their increased use of automation, AI and cloud computing within their 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. 

Download this ebook to find out: 

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

Learn more about how our Cloud deployment options can help to drive business transformation @SPEED.

The Latest From Blue Prism

Free the People

Becoming an agile enterprise means operating as a seamless mix of digital workers, human workers, and systems dynamically automating processes everywhere from the back office to the customer experience. You can do this with Blue Prism's intelligent digital workers that are versatile, autonomous, self-organizing, and secure. As a result, you gain better insight and control over the work, create new and transformative ways to operate, and empower people to focus on work that truly matters.

Get Started Free Trial

©2021 Blue Prism Limited. “Blue Prism”, the “Blue Prism” logo and Prism device are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Blue Prism Limited and its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.