Executives want to keep their jobs and in order to do so they need two things: headcount and budget. Automation can be seen to threaten these symbols of power. 

Yes without embracing automation the threat will eventually hit the organisation like a tsunami.

Key to success is using the talent and knowledge of employees to focus on value-add activity rather than the predictable tasks that robotic process automation can achieve more effectively and productively.

Read the articles in the linked content below and see

"Optimal combination- AI, Analytics & Homo Sapiens"

This requires leadership, strategic planning and a commitment across the organisation.

See " Allianz harvesting the digital dividend"