Almost half of CFOs surveyed by FSN indicated uncertainty about whether their data is always trustworthy and accurate. But get ready for technology’s latest iteration—with the emergence of a new breed of financial software that is ready to don the superhero cape once again.
CFOs operate in an increasingly volatile business environment, exacerbated by the rapid rate of change in the world today. Learn about the top seven risks that weigh most heavily on the minds of finance leaders, based on findings from our "Finance Redefined: Workday Global Finance Leader Survey"
In this episode of In Good Company, Naved Qureshi, associate partner at IBM, talks about what’s top of mind for finance leaders and how they are preparing for change and disruption within their industries.
Remember the 1980s? "Top Gun," Culture Club, and traditional financial accounting software. Mark Nittler explains why finance teams must move beyond the past in order to manage change and drive growth for their companies.
What will be the biggest issues facing finance and IT leaders in 2017? We posted this question to Workday executives, customers, and partners, and then checked in on what leading industry analysts and researchers are predicting for the coming year.
Chris Zook, partner at Bain & Company and co-author of "The Founder’s Mentality: How to Overcome the Predictable Crises of Growth," says most companies fail to achieve growth targets due to internal rather than external causes. Zook shares what companies can do to recognize and overcome a growth crisis.
Do CFOs collaborate effectively with their marketing, operations, HR, sales, and IT peers? Our “Finance Redefined: Workday Global Finance Leader Survey”—which gauged the views of more than 670 senior finance leaders around the world—revealed that the answer is “no” in many cases. Learn the three things CFOs can focus on to strengthen collaboration with others in the C-suite.
The fourth post in Betsy Bland's "Finance and the Tech Foundation" blog series explains why a finance system's underlying technology architecture is critical to gaining the needed data for relevant and timely business decisions.
In her second post in the "Finance and the Tech Foundation" blog series, Betsy Bland looks at three additional tech concepts: a unified architecture, built-in workflow, and having transactions and analytics in one place.
Just like a house needs a good foundation, a finance system needs the right technology foundation. In the first blog in a series, Betsy Bland examines two critical aspects of that foundation: the cloud delivery model and data security.
What is top of mind for finance leaders at mid-size organizations this year? Read on for key findings from the “8th Annual CFO Alliance Sentiment Study,” which surveyed more than 500 senior financial executives in the middle market to understand their anticipated challenges and opportunities, and offers insights on how to address them.