As last-minute year-end budget jockeying takes place, CFOs are looking for the optimal return on their technology investments. Here are five articles looking at some of the top considerations when evaluating your IT spending.
From time to time, it’s useful for even the most optimistic technophile to pause and ask some hard questions about just what contributions technology is making and where we might be (a) fooling ourselves and (b) able to do better to get the benefits that the smart and appropriate use of technology can bring. Read more.
How finance leaders are developing the capabilities they need to implement dramatic change in their automation of processes and use of analytics. Read more.
It might not come as much of a surprise to learn that the more companies spend on analytics technology, the better the performance of their financial planning and analysis functions. What might be less intuitive is just how extreme the advantage is when using more FP&A-oriented technology. Read more.
But robots are indeed infiltrating finance departments, some other functions, and operational areas in a number of industries. For the most part, robots are being deployed to automate repeatable, standardized, or logical tasks historically handled by people. Read more.
Worldwide spending on IT products and services will increase at a compound annual rate of 3.3% over the next five years, driven in large part by commercial demand, according to International Data Corp. Read more.