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The Goal Line Is Always Moving: Dealing With Technology Change

Aug 14, 2013
From the Advisory Institute

Have you thought about how technology supports your business strategy — where you are today and where you’d like to be tomorrow?

Are customer cost and profitability insights difficult to obtain?

Is operational information late and elusive?

Research conducted by KPMG and CFO Research Services shows that finance executives struggle to understand how to fully leverage their technology, often staying more focused on business issues. Yet improvements are in their sights.



of survey respondents said that improvements to management reporting and analytical systems are the necessary near-term technology priorities.

“I don’t know if it ever gets done. 
There’s always something new.

- CFO, National Food and Agricultural Cooperative

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.


Read The Goal Line is Always Moving: Dealing with Technology Change.


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