Simplified Cost Structuring Spurs ‘Efficient Growth’
Companies are well-served by playing in fewer industries, entering fewer geographical markets, and having simpler product portfolios than peer firms.
Disruptive Change Spells Opportunity for Top CFOs
In these disruptive times, finance chiefs should invest for scale, root out scope creep, and adopt a customer-centric mindset, says Gartner.
New Top Concern for Internal Audit: Data Governance
Risks related to data management push cybersecurity preparedness out of the lead on the list of worries for chief audit executives: Gartner.
Fears Over Digitalization Efforts Top Execs’ Worry List
But executives should shore up issues involving products, productivity, and customer experience before deciding how to digitally transform, Gartner says.
Finance Avoids RPA for Financial Reporting
Finance departments are reluctant to remove humans from the financial reporting progress, but Gartner says that misses opportunities for efficiencies.
Are Companies Paying Too Much for New Talent?
Workers want pay raises of 10% to switch employers, but companies are offering them 15% hikes: Gartner report.
How Finance Leaders Can Hire and Keep Talent
Basing career culture on experiences instead of titles and promotions can lower the cost of new hires and help retain valued employees: Gartner.
New Top Emerging Risk: Pace of Change
Concerned about their digitalization strategies and talent pipelines, companies see the fast-changing business world as a major threat: Gartner.
Financial Application Buyers Are Stuck in the Present
In making software-buying decisions, finance organizations are too focused on gaining efficiencies and not enough on future digital needs, says Gartner.
Effective CFOs Don’t Try to ‘Do Everything Better’
Only one in five finance chiefs are "personally effective," according to Gartner research.
Finance Fails to Get Full Value from Shared Services
A lack of commitment to working as partners with shared services organizations dooms finance to missing out on optimizing the value of shared services.