Philippines ready to adopt process automation – Digitech

Philippines ready to adopt process automation - Digitech

With its expertise in IT-business process management (IT-BPM), the Philippines is now ready to shift to full digitalization, says Depender Kumar, partner of DigiTech.  With those skills it will be easier for the country to transform and adopt digital technology, and create new jobs being a “process expert”, according to Kumar. Current repetitive jobs, such as rules-based data entry coding mostly undertaken by industries such as business process outsourcing (BPO), are expected to be lost to automation, robotics and artificial intelligence. The World Economic Forum has forecast 52% of jobs will be undertaken by robots by 2025. Kumar said leveraging advances in technology is the key to remain competitive. Kumar was among 200 senior executives from across industries who attended the 8th P&A Grant Thornton Business Forum on AI’s impact on business.

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