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How CFOs can innovate their way to success

FSN’s 2018 “Innovation in the Finance Function” research confirms the crucial role that innovation plays in finance function success. The global study, comprised of more than 1,000 senior finance professionals, revealed that innovative finance functions not only reforecast the enterprise

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What are the barriers to innovating FP&A processes?

According to a recent survey, 34 percent of finance functions are actively pursuing finance process innovation. However, that leaves 66 percent of organizations mired in legacy systems that prevent them from breaking out from the pack. The FSN “Innovation in

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What innovation means to the finance professional

Despite the huge interest in innovation and the thousands of column inches written in the media every day, innovation is one of those terms that defies precise definition. Rather than attempting to define it, FSN’s 2018 Innovation in the Finance

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Why smart CFOs are investing in finance innovation

In a fast-moving economy, innovation is crucial to staying ahead of the pack, yet for many finance professionals, innovation remains a low priority. According to FSN’s Innovation in the Finance Function Research 2018, 11 percent of finance professionals say they

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Transitioning to the cloud may be quicker than you think

The cloud is widely considered to be a faster environment in which to implement budgeting, planning, and forecasting applications than historically complex on-premise CPM suites from the so called global ‘mega vendors’. It’s an aspect of cloud computing that few

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