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The Transformational Finance Leader

Unleash finance as the strategic catalyst to transform

The transformational finance leader page is your source for timely and relevant content to help you navigate current developments in finance, understand how top organizations are forging through disruption and uncertainty, and uncover thought leadership insights to support your journey.

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Top of mind

Tap into the latest research, case studies and articles from top thought leaders.

Industry analysts

A connected approach is essential. No matter what you call this type of planning – connected, extended, or xP&A – it’s precisely what modern finance teams need to optimize performance. And it’s what industry leaders are already doing.

By 2024, 70% of new financial planning and analysis projects will become extended planning and analysis (xP&A) projects, extending their scope beyond the finance domain into other areas of enterprise planning and analysis.

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2020 Strategic Roadmap for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions

Digital transformation

Digital transformation has ushered in powerful new ways for finance to surface insights and understand the business, assess opportunities, enable more informed decisions, and deliver measurable business value. How can finance leaders orchestrate this transformation?

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Culture and talent

Evolve team culture to empower problem-solving, commit to curiosity in finding new efficiencies, and celebrate innovative thinking.

Secure the right talent today and in the future and implement strategies to grow your next leaders from within your organization.

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Start with an assessment of the team’s current capabilities, then develop strategies to build new competenciesfor the three focus areas of modernization:

  • Enable comprehensive access to data.
  • Prioritize analytical tools for insightsto drive growth.
  • Improve your ability to forecast accurately.

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Operating model and processes

Uncover and fill the gaps in finance’s operating model. If your decision-making promotes diversity of thought, accountability, and awareness, the benefits of digital transformation will be felt throughout your organization.

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