Finance 5.0: Agility Beyond Disruption

12 - 13 February, 2020 | Singapore

Future of Finance and CFO Summit 2020 Media Center

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The role of finance has therefore evolved.Finance leaders are now expected to play a more strategic role in businesses by creating added value and influencing business decisions beyond traditional and manual finance processes. Finance leaders must now cleverly harness technology ...

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TECH IT FURTHER: The role of digitisation in the future of finance in Asia

Like most other industries, finance has seen significant transformation thanks to technological advancements, and will no doubt continue to evolve along the same path in the future.We spoke to Indo Rama Corporation CFO Jayanta Chatterjee on the role of digitisation in the future of finance in Asia, which covers the...

How to truly lead Finance Transformation

SSON's Barbara Hodge recently spoke with a tried and tested SSO leader to get some insights on what is crucial to update in Finance functions in order to adapt and prepare for a new, digital age of commerce. In this easy-to-digest eBook discover Keith McEvoy, Shared Services Centre Director and...

RPA & AI Analysis: The Finance Function

While technology has been a driver of change in the finance industry, it has stopped short of disrupting it entirely. Aside from cryptocurrency companies – like Bitcoin – technological improvements have been incremental rather than radical. In this report we take a look at two of the major technological advances...

Interview with Julie Harbert, Royal Philips

Ahead of the Future of Finance Summit 2017, we speak to one of our speakers about one of the hottest subjects in #Finance - Talent Management: An interview with Julie Harbert, SVP, Head of Global Business Services & Shared Service Transformation at Royal Philips.

Building New Career Paths: The Emergence of the Global Business Services Professional

While most GBS organisations covet talent management capabilities, few know how to develop, deploy and sustain them. This paper describes how world-class GBS organisations manage talent more effectively than their peers. It also outlines several steps that GBS organisations can take to begin closing the talent-management gap by focusing on...

Finance Leadership 2020: HISTORIC Data is Out, PREDICITIVE Data is In

Discover what the future holds for Finance Leadership with contributors from Jaguar Land Rover, Inmarsat, Olswang and Vodafone. In today’s “new” world disruption is the norm: New business upstarts are, within a matter of months, creating major upheaval in industries that have remained the same for decades; robotic technology replaces...

The Art of Blockchain with Maersk's Head of Global Finance

DOWNLOAD AND DISCOVER:Details how Maersk uses blockchain in its marine insurance sector. Ensuring payments and processes are secure and documented.How to bring others on-board with blockchain, thus ensuring the chain will be effective.Says that blockchain is “potentially being more powerful than automation and RPA”

Finance Transformation Failure Playbook

DOWNLOAD AND DISCOVER:The 15 top causes of failure within finance functions – with tips on how to get around key roadblocks from industry experts.

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Business Development Pack

Don't miss this chance to engage with progressive finance leaders who are looking to to transform their function’s output. The door has truly opened for next generation finance functions to step forward.What’s now urgently required is a shared and informed vision of the direction finance is taking – Future of...

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Start up Vs. Heritage: What Finance Looks Like - an interview with Burberry and Itsu

We spoke with Ian Brimicombe, Senior Vice President Group Finance, Burberry, and Camilla Thorsager Trendell, International Director & Finance Director, itsu [grocery], to gain an insight into what the future of finance looks like for two businesses that sit at drastically different ends of the scale (start up vs. heritage)

Unleashing emotional intelligence: An interview with William Johnson

Emotional intelligence is a quality too often excluded from the archetype of the finance professional.William Johnson, Group Finance Director for Napp Pharmaceuticals, is coaching his team to appreciate and apply emotional intelligence in their interactions as finance business partners. Download this exclusive interview where William provides an insight into his...

RPA: A Finance Leader's Starter Pack

Download this free infographic to discover how RPA can revolutionise your financial processes. The infographic focuses on three main elements: Efficiency AutomationAccuracy The finance world is a hot industry that is constantly changing to keep up with the demands and trends expected from it. The next big step for you...

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Key Strategies, Digital Enablers & Skills Prioritised | SSON Analytics

In the run up to the Future of Finance and CFO Summit 2019, SSON Analytics has blended proprietary and public data to find out more about the unprecedented pace of change within the Finance function. The report uncovers more on strategies of Finance leaders, digital enablers and how the role...

5 Reasons you cannot wait any longer to add RPA to your Finance operations

A key driver for today's Finance leaders is the need to get more out of the workforce - and the ability to empower staff through technology has never been greater. RPA is such a hit precisely because it can automate a number of process steps otherwise carried out by humans,...

The Transformation Years

Transformation is about people. Then it's about process. And finally technology. We've asked 4 experienced practitioners - BBC, Tesco, DeFacto Giyim, Ultra Electronics - who have been through the battlefield to explain where they stand on the most important enablers for successful Finance Transformation.