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What Is Next? The Future of F & A, ERP and Information Technology

Sep 20, 2013
From the Advisory Institute

Insight Into Empowering Finance and the Enterprise

Brief 6 in a series of 8  |  The Future of F&A, ERP and IT

Many finance leaders are taking a more strategic role within the enterprise, including providing the lines of business with more of the strategic and tactical information managers need to make better business decisions.

The integration of operational data with financial results is a top priority for CFOs today as the CFO is well positioned to define how the business converts vast amounts of data into direct value.


of financial leaders say they are currently working on or will work on improving the quality of financial and performance data and analysis available to management over the next two years.

We’re now managing this business with data, whereas before the company really didn’t do that.... Now, we can actually see where we’re making money and where we need to make changes.”
—Executive Vice President and CFO,
Environmental Products and Services Group

We launched a research study with CFO Research Services 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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