Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) recently interviewed more than 20 experts to explore the best practices they are adopting to support business models and C-suite collaboration. What they found were serious changes in five key functions of the modern finance organization.
According to Accenture, identifying and influencing these profitability
levers is at the top of most CFO agendas today, as CEOs increasingly look to their finance chiefs for insights on where to invest in new initiatives that can boost top line and bottom line growth.
This digibook contains a step-by-step guide to overcoming the new challenges of raised expectations, big data, and globalization, with case studies and examples of how smart CFOs are redefining reporting.
In this white paper, learn how Oracle customers have transformed their finance operations and achieved significant reductions in close times and increases in manager productivity with Oracle’s Cloud based finance and accounting applications.
In recent years, business forecasts have had to become faster and more flexible-ready to be adjusted at a moment's notice. As earnings and product cycles accelerate, it has become clear that the business world is decisively moving towards treating rolling forecasts as standard. A slow process of budgeting and forecasting is no longer enough.
Overhauling your processes, rewiring your product focus, creating a new culture: large-scale, transformative organizational development and change is messy, difficult—and usually fails. This digibook contains a step-by-step guide to leading process management and overcoming the cultural and procedural challenges, with case studies and examples of how smart CFOs are leading the transformation of their enterprises.
Our latest study, Agile Finance Revealed, looks to identify the traits of agile finance leaders and benchmark their success in creating a dynamic new operating model that is resilient, responsive, and predictive – enabling finance to lead digital transformation – not just react to it. At Oracle, we believe that digital transformation brings companies into the future, and it enables them to be more competitive.
For finance organizations, the challenge of keeping up with systemic change should be viewed as an opportunity to boldly leverage disruption rather than hunkering down in fear. Businesses that accept this challenge embrace new and leading technologies, standardize on best practices and invest in the next generation of financial software and their employees. This guide provides a clear path to modern finance that is well defined and ready to support your company’s success.
An agile finance operating model is emerging that enables finance to better support digital business models and new ways of working. New research from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Oracle uncovers the traits of agile finance leaders and the strategies you need to build a modern finance operating model able to drive innovation and success in today's digital economy.
Migrating finance and HR systems to the cloud improves collaboration and saves more than expected. A recent global survey conducted by MIT Technology Review Custom—in partnership with Oracle—explores the motivations, benefits, and rewards that result from deploying finance and HR systems in the cloud.
Published By: Oracle EPM
Published Date: May 11, 2015
Which EPM priorities are at the top of the Finance agenda? What are the most compelling developments in big data, analytics, mobile technology, and cloud computing that motivate Finance leaders to undertake new technology initiatives?
Published By: Oracle EPM
Published Date: May 11, 2015
No matter how you define it, cloud, social, mobile, and big data are
changing the competitive dynamics of the global economy and
creating significant value for companies that know how to
create business models leveraging these technologies.
In this white paper we demonstrate why CFOs must focus their attention on advancing along three distinct strategic tiers:
1) Optimizing the health system’s fiscal health. Even if it’s already good it needs to be even better to weather inevitable industry changes.
2) Thinking outside the walls of the health system by optimizing the ecosystem of providers, the system of care, and physician loyalty.
3) Optimizing the patient experience: harness the health system to deliver what patients value most.
Since 2001, PayStream has assisted organizations’ accounting, finance,
and procurement departments to streamline processes, increase
efficiency, and generate growth. The purpose of the majority of these
projects is to assist with the initial RFP for, review of, and final selection
of software solutions. The Navigator began as a straightforward
spreadsheet model used to score solutions on pricing structures,
functional offerings, and how they addressed any unique needs specific
to an organization. Over the course of numerous engagements, it
became clear that there was a sincere market need for a quantifying
tool, and the Navigator became much more.
Published By: Lightower
Published Date: Jan 26, 2017
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Watch the video to discover how Lightower connects your world from driving leading technology innovation to powering big business and everything in between."
Most FP&A professionals want five things from a planning and forecast process:
But according to an AQPC report, 30% of Senior Finance professionals are unhappy with their current planning solution.
To ensure that you influence the strategy of your organization, download this white paper for five tips on how to improve your planning and forecasting process.