A Small Business CFO’s Practical Approach to New Technologies
CFOs can add discipline to the technology selection process and set the “tone at the top’” by demonstrating a willingness to upskill.
You’ve Decided to Adopt RPA. Now What?
Here’s a breakdown of automation hierarchies and what CFOs should know about them.
How to Prevent RPA from Messing With Internal Controls
Accountability and governance throughout the RPA lifecycle are essential for mitigating fraud and maintaining effective controls.
CFOs See Tech Grabbing Larger Share of a Shrinking Budget
"Management expectations in the coming year may outstrip finance’s resources," said The Hackett Group.
Will Automation Cause Finance Job Losses After All?
Seventy percent of what finance does today can be automated, and "some jobs are just going to go away," says intelligent automation expert Lee Coulter.
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.
It’s Unanimous: Firms that ‘Know’ Bots Will Expand Their Usage
Automation is sweeping across the corporate landscape, with many companies expecting to use RPA in most or all of their functions within two years.
Advanced Technologies Are Taking Over Finance
Research shows that finance departments are deploying the latest cutting-edge tools at a startlingly increasing pace.
Customer Takes Over Vendor’s Finance Operation
The new finance chief at RPA firm UiPath, Marie Myers, was an enthusiastic user of robotic software in her previous job as global controller at HP.
Metric of the Month: Finance FTEs Per $1B in Revenue
More finance organizations are finding that it’s better to have a smaller, highly strategic team than an army of workers focused on transactional activity.
Finance Function 2019: Fewer Functionaries, More Strategists
Heading into the new year, technology is starting to wipe out lower-level number crunchers in favor of mid-level team members focused on strategy.