There used to be a lot of talk about whether the cloud was secure enough to manage an organization’s financials. Mark Nittler explains why the conversation has shifted from “Why cloud?” to “I’m ready for finance in the cloud—what can it do for my business?”
In Gaelic, the word Aon means “Oneness,” a fitting name for a company that has grown through more than 500 acquisitions to become one of the leading professional services firms in the world. As the company has grown, so has the complexity of managing the business. Jim Kendall, vice president of finance solutions at Aon, discusses the challenges of running a fast-changing global business, his views on innovation and risk, and how a global, unified finance and HR system has made an impact on the business.