Trending AI in Banking Context
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a rule-based software solution that automates repetitive tasks without any self-learning capabilities. It is not inherently artificial intelligence. RPA vendors now offer AI-tools as add-ons to their automation platforms. This includes RPA applications in banking where some form of AI, such as computer vision or natural language processing, is a part of the automation workflow.
Our research indicates that AI applications for risk-related banking functions are more numerous than applications for other business areas. Fraud and Cybersecurity, Compliance, Loans and Lending, and Risk Management collectively made up 56% of the AI vendor products in the banking industry, as shown in the graph below:
In the banking sector, supervisory organizations create and oversee the compliance rules that banks and other financial organizations need to follow. These compliance regulations are important for companies to carefully abide by, since non-compliance can potentially result in large fines or in extreme cases, even loss of banking licenses.