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A Time for Change: Finance Empowers Business Strategy

Jul 16, 2013
From the Advisory Institute

Insight into Empowering Finance and the Enterprise


Brief 2 in a Series of 8  |  Finance Empowers Business Strategy

Finance executives want higher-quality information and better analytics so they and their counterparts in the lines of business can make better, more timely and more informed decisions.


of survey respondents say they plan to provide more support to line-of-business management. No other objectives rank higher.

"We’re still probably spending a little bit too much time on access [to information] versus analytics…We have to improve, and that means getting the right systems in place."

-- CFO, national food and agricultural cooperative

The results of the Intelligent Finance Organizations study conducted by KPMG and CFO Research Services clearly demonstrate that challenges exist. We launched this research to better understand issues faced by clients, notably the investment in technology that often fails to deliver results for the finance organization. Our focus centered on ideas to leverage from your peers and our experience in helping clients develop and implement successful projects.


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