RPA industry interests have been promoting that Robots are not displacing large numbers of workers, with some saying that they are producing as many jobs as they are displacing.
A recent survey by Horses for Sources concluded that only 13% of RPA implementations to date have been deployed at scale. One of those have 200 Robots performing work that previously required 600 staff.
As organizations learn how to scale RPA and how to train Robots in other AI related skills, the impact on human employment will be greater than currently advertised.
It is important to have clear vision from the outset of your RPA journey.