RPA & Compliance:

The new Dynamic Duo?

Robotic process automation is when tasks are performed by software or hardware systems having a vast range of applications, just like humans. Using RPA is a pretty effective way to optimise on costs and to avoid errors which otherwise are common when performed manually. Robotic Process Automation is an ideal tool for analysing massive datasets, both structured and unstructured. Automated systems and artificial intelligence can be used to improve the quality of work for people, allowing them to take on more challenging roles in the future.

Benefits of RPA:


Employees may now focus on higher value and greater revenue producing jobs. Robotic process automation, relieves employees of many laborious and tedious tasks, further extending the capabilities of your human workforce.

  • Improved Customer Interaction

A higher degree of customer satisfaction is expected because RPA is able to move processes more quickly and efficiently. Many low-level client requests are now being handled automatically, which has resulted in a higher level of customer satisfaction and a higher degree of customer loyalty.

  • Reductions in Costs

Purchasing and installing the application, as well as continuous maintenance, are all part of the RPA solution’s initial outlay. The cost of RPA system improvements is another consideration. It’s possible that RPA might save a lot of money in the long run because each RPA robot is far less expensive than an employee. RPA tools save a company money on a task-on-task basis, which grows exponentially.

  • Improved Scalability

RPA systems are built for scalability and ease of use. It is possible to replicate and program a group of automated robotic processes to perform a comparable but slightly different set of procedures. In the beginning, there were only a few active systems, but they were quickly multiplied through the process of duplication and reprogramming. A further technique to grow RPA bots is through the incorporation of AI and machine learning. When compared to a human workforce, AI and machine learning offer more scalability.

RPA’s ability to provide scalable, highly adaptable automation, ensures that any company implementing it will enjoy a significant performance edge over competitors who do not. Business become significantly more agile and capable of handling an aggressive workload and RPA’s capacity to rapidly and precisely conduct numerous critical essential operations not only makes the work accurate but also increases productivity.

RPA helps optimise compliance requirements!

Organizations of varying sizes worldwide must ensure that employee, customer, and operational data remains protected from any danger. Therefore, organisations must comply with many requirements that warrant data protection, legitimate market competition, and assure every transaction’s correct documentation across the enterprise. All businesses are subject to regulations, regardless of their location, size, sector, or revenue.

The number of rules that enterprises must face today has placed RPA to the forefront of compliance management. A company’s warehouse, front office, and back office can all be automated, easing compliance problems. RPA lets firms make compliance part of their day to day operations by deploying robots to assure compliance across numerous regulatory regimes and jurisdictions.

The benefits that a business can reap from establishing and maintaining effective and efficient compliance are numerous. 

  • Organizations can reduce legal difficulties by automating compliance. Companies can avoid costly penalties, lawsuits, and even business closures by adhering to proper regulations.
  • Better business operations can be achieved through accurate and fast compliance. Despite the fact that complying with the law can be a hassle, it aids in the implementation of internal safeguards and rules and strengthens daily operations.
  • Customers and employees are more likely to stick around when RPA is used in compliance. Because of automation, businesses may provide a more secure and professional working environment for their employees.

Organizations throughout the world are adapting to a new normal. Many new regulatory documents must be considered by companies every week, which encourages them to look for technological solutions that will help them control compliances across the company. Firms can reduce their present and future risk exposure with the aid of automation, and organisations can benefit from streamlining and optimising compliance management.

RPA is ideally suited to today’s and tomorrow’s rapidly changing regulatory environments. RPA is an ideal fit for maintaining compliance requirements since the procedures are rule-based, require structured data inputs, and are repeated. A new level of operational results is possible when RPA is used in conjunction with humans to improve legal outcomes, better regulatory compliance, and help firms prosper.

Increasing compliance with the use of RPA:

  • Data management

Managing data mapping is one of the most difficult aspects of data protection compliance. RPA simplifies data mapping by detecting and categorising stored data. A process that is automated is more efficient and less costly.

  • Management of Consent

RPA automates consent management processes to meet data subjects’ rights to erasure, rectification, portability, and access. This helps firms comply with the existing law’s data protection mandate.

  • Breach alerts

Most data protection laws or regulations require reporting to authorities and then to affected data subjects. This is difficult when the breaches are substantial. Software Robots can help by notifying data subjects in a timely manner.

Nowadays, data is obtained from multiple sources. Particularly when handling personal data, an organization must be able to document and preserve records of all data processing actions. Data erasure, addition, or change is recorded by software bots. The audit logs can also help discover and report a breach. The bots also monitor policy compliance and send notifications.

Getting the required changes in place in a short amount of time will have a big effect on how organizations handle their administrative tasks. This is where new technologies like Robotic Process Automation (RPA) come in and save the day, helping to ease some of the pain.

About Kanerika
Kanerika is a niche consulting firm building efficient enterprises with deployment of automated, integrated and analytics solutions. Kanerika enables efficient enterprises through its unique digital consulting frameworks and AIOps enabled compostable solution architecture. We partner with some of the top vendors to solve some of the critical data and process related challenges. We help some of the top brands across the globe in increasing their speed to respond in evolving market conditions, reducing their cost of operations, empowering them with the right tools and insights for effective decision making.