Tasks Executives Are Eager to Outsource to AI

Tasks Executives Are Eager to Outsource to AI

Proof Point

PwC survey found executives eager to outsource more repetitive tasks to AI, enabling them to focus on creative and critical tasks

Tasks Executives Are Eager to Outsource to AI

2017 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on PriceWaterhouseCooper’s survey of 500 U.S. business executives, aged 18 and above

Proof Point Findings

  • Artificial Intelligence – Software technologies autonomously performing tasks equal to or better than humans
  • Repetitive Paperwork – Eight in ten business executives surveyed by PwC want to assign repetitive paperwork to AI assistants
  • Personal Assistance – Executives would also like AI help in doing scheduling (79%), timesheets (78%), personal expense management (65%), and e-mail management (60%) tasks
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include exponentially advancing computing power, proliferation of AI applications, growing need for solutions that can improve efficiency of work, and increasing focus and funding on AI research and development


Market Disruption

Business Model and Practices

Business Model
and Practices


Information Technology


Date Last Updated

August 10, 2017

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