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.
Businesses must become more agile to deal with an uncertain economic landscape. Here are highlights from an IDC White Paper that explores the CIO’s role in creating a digital-first organization and a more agile business.
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.
Which areas should finance leaders focus on to best guide their businesses through these challenging times? In a two-part webinar series, we’ll examine scenario planning, closing the books remotely, cash and liquidity management, and more.
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.
Without organizational agility, businesses will find it difficult to innovate. Katie Rooney, CFO at Alight Solutions, shares how she thinks about organizational agility from the perspective of a finance leader.
When transforming HR, many factors influence whether an organization should take a staggered approach to replacing technology and processes, or if they should go for the “big-bang” and address all areas at once. One customer shares a business case for simultaneously transforming as many elements of HR as possible.
With continued global expansion, Norconsult, a leading multidisciplinary consultancy firm for social planning, engineering design, and architecture, disrupted its approach to HR to better engage its people.