The CFO in High Tech (Accenture)

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A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting (Harvard Business Review)

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Digital Procurement: The Benefits Go Far Beyond Efficiency (Bain & Company)

  A recent study conducted by Bain and Company revealed comprehensive insights regarding why digital transformation has begun to accelerate within procurement after a slow start. It seems that many organizations have delayed bringing procurement into the modern era of automation. A lack of understanding how to fully leverage these technologies pervades executive leadership and…

The Role of the CFO and Finance Function in a 4.0 World (Ernst and Young)

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Harness T&E Expense Automation to Deliver Strategic Value (AccountEX)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Conquering Travel and Entertainment Expense Management Through Automation Manage expenses. Cut costs. Happier, more productive employees…all at the same time? According to a recent AccountEx report, travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses rank as…

CFO Signals: What North America’s Top Finance Executives are Thinking – and Doing (Deloitte)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. CFO Concerns are Spearheaded by Trade, Tariffs, and Yes…Talent Deloitte released the results of its quarterly North American CFO survey, exploring insights into business environment, company priorities and expectations, finance priorities, and CFOs’ personal priorities….

Rethinking How Finance Uses Digital Tools (Bain & Company)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Robotics Process Automation and Machine Learning, Under-Funded or just Under-Used? The math is in. According to a Bain and Company survey, the adoption of robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning is expected to…

Bots, Algorithms, and the Future of the Finance Function (McKinsey & Company)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Automation and Disruption in Finance is Real To ease the burden of digital transformation, CFOs are rethinking and reshaping their finance teams to accommodate current and incoming technology.  To accomplish this, they are…

Reimagining the Future of Finance (Capgemini)

The Joy of Finance curates and summarizes the best finance and operations content for busy folks. You can sign-up for the newsletter here. Taking a Bird’s Eye View of Automating Finance Processes It’s no secret, automation makes things go fast, really fast. But what else can it accomplish? Pulling insights from conversations with various professionals in…