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Finding the Value in Disruptive Technology

November 19, 2019

Much of the talk at AFP 2019 was around digital disruption and how technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) are gradually infiltrating the corporate treasury and finance world. But one point was obvious during a panel discussion at the AFP 2019 Executive Breakfast, sponsored by RBC—for a treasury department to adopt any of these technologies, there needs to be clear use case for them. Simply put, now is not the time for corporates to invest in flashy solutions if they’re not even sure what problem they’re trying to solve with them.