Clare Hickie, CTO, EMEA at Workday, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic heightened business demand for a shift to the cloud, and how CIOs can prove the cloud’s value to their organisations.
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German neobank N26 is disrupting the banking market and paving the way for a new generation of financial services companies.
Chris Roberts, head of IT infrastructure at Formula 1, shares the drivers for success in the racing organisation’s digital journey, and how it has led the pack as an “innovation machine.”
The PGA European Tour’s chief financial officer, chief technology officer, and chief people officer discuss finance, IT, and HR transformation against the backdrop of a global pandemic.
Neil Gribben, vice president of accounting and control at hospitality and leisure company Belmond, met with Workday’s Tim Wakeford to discuss how finance has pushed forward with digital acceleration during the pandemic.
The CIO at Webber Wentzel, a prominent full-service law firm based in South Africa, talked to us about how the firm leveraged technology to navigate these unprecedented times, and its roadmap for the future.
Based in Germany with more than 670 subsidiaries globally, ThyssenKrupp is one of the world's largest steel producers. During our digital event, Conversations for a Changing World, ThyssenKrupp’s CIO shared how the company embarked on a transformation programme to accelerate its shift to digital in 2020.
The post-pandemic world, when it arrives, will transform many aspects of business as usual. As a result, CEOs will turn to finance leaders who not only have accounting experience, but also wider operational backgrounds and a broader mix of business experience.
As businesses seek to rebound from the global pandemic, the rise of intelligent automation will change the way organizations operate forever. This article examines how technologies such as machine learning will reshape the office of the CFO.
Even during a pandemic, many forward-thinking businesses have continued with their digital transformation initiatives. Yael Leblanc, group finance transformation director at Veolia, a global environmental services company headquartered in France, discusses why the shift to a new finance system proceeded as planned despite the global lockdown.
Leaders need good quality data to make real-time decisions and steer their businesses on a path to normality. This article looks at three key insights finance leaders should be delivering to the business, and why they are so important today.
As businesses rebound from the outbreak of COVID-19, the need for agility intensifies. Robert Bloor, group financial controller at Equiniti, describes how his organisation transformed its finance and HR systems to support continuous change.
As the business world shifts toward recovery and the concept of a new normal, agility is fast-becoming priority number one for finance teams. Here, we take a closer look at four elements of finance agility and how businesses should be thinking about them today.
Lesley Ballantyne, director of people operations for the John Lewis Partnership, connected with Peter Gamble, Workday regional vice president and country leader for the UK and Ireland, at this year’s Workday Elevate Digital Experience, to discuss how one of the UK’s best-loved retail groups has been facing digital disruption head on.
As organizations try to make sense of an economic landscape that continues to evolve, business planning becomes more important than ever. Kinnari Desai, senior director of corporate finance at Workday, discusses scenario modeling and the importance of agility in planning.
The finance team is at the forefront of leading a business through uncertain times. What should CFOs be focused on? In this article, we look at five key areas to prioritize.
This article is the first in a series that examines the macro trends forcing business leaders to rethink some of their most fundamental approaches, and explains how the CFO can play a pivotal role in guiding the business through this turbulence.
Andre Heinz, global head of human resources at Siemens Healthineers, talks about the changing face of the healthcare industry, the role of technology and people in transforming it, and the importance of a strong culture.
Agility and speed is central to the German apparel company PUMA. Like other multinational organisations, PUMA faces the pressures of managing a global workforce while maintaining brand values and culture. Here's what happened when PUMA embarked on a transformation programme to change the way it manages its people.