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Machine learning
Gartner details the five 'digital competencies' CFOs must wield in 2021
Advancing the emerging technologies of robotic process automation (RPA), advanced AI and more hinge on achieving these competencies, Gartner says.
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Gartner
Why effective ROI messaging is critical for driving sales and adoption
ROI-focused communications can help with the approval for unbudgeted purchases and give customers the ability to proceed with two competing projects instead of choosing between them, writes Gigamon CFO Dave Arkley.
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Cloud
Manufacturing CFOs optimistic due to economic recovery, resilience and reshoring
There is strong evidence that manufacturing industry CFOs are looking beyond the current health crisis to see how their organisations can establish a sustainable recovery by building resilience and taking advantage of the push for reshoring.
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Manufacturing
CFOs turning to Industry 4.0 to evolve manufacturing sector
Business intelligence and CRM are increasingly important for pandemic recovery.
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CFO
Why automating the finance function is critical for future growth
As well as continually struggling with tedious workflows and manual processing, many finance professionals are still finding it a challenge to complete their month-end close. This is where software can help, writes BlackLine regional vice president for A/NZ Claudia Pirko.
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CFO
How Employer of Record helps companies expand to new markets around the globe
Using an Employer of Record allows companies to break into new markets and hire the talent they need quickly and easily — with all human resources, onboarding, paperwork, and legal compliance taken care of.
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Digital Transformation
COVID-19 driving a new two-speed financial environment for CFOs to navigate
The two-speed phenomenon is a direct result of how, like so many business executives, CFOs were plunged into uncharted waters by the unexpected onslaught of the virus.
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Insurance
Webinar: What’s ahead for CFOs in financial services & insurance
Join Sage and IBISWorld experts as they share their experiences and what the life of a CFO will look like going forward.
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Financing
Introducing the Finance Futurists
Sage, a leader in cloud business management solutions, has announced the inaugural list of Finance Futurists, a group of ‘the most visionary finance professionals across the globe’. 
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CFO
The evolving role of the finance department
By bringing their unique perspective and insights to the table, CFOs can help to ensure projects achieve their objectives and realise their full potential for the organisation.
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Business
CFOs forge on ahead with global expansion
While almost half (45%) say they are expanding globally or plan to do so within the next year, 9% say they will wait another year.
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CFO
Epsilon names Colt exec as new group CFO
Craig Forrester has been named as the new group chief financial officer for Epsilon. 
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CFO
CEOs responsible for financial errors, not CFOs - research
Chief executives are being looked at to take accountability for errors in financial reporting, according to a new global survey. 
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Planning
Only 8% of CFOs are factoring in a 'second wave' of COVID-19 into plans
According to a Gartner survey released yesterday, only a small portion of CFOs have a second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks factored into their planning scenarios, while 42% of CFOs are not incorporating a second wave outbreak at all in their plans.
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Compliance
Australian tech platform signs major global contracts
"The cost of non-compliance can be detrimental for businesses."
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Cybersecurity
Security, analytics and customer service top priorities for CFOs
With changing demands from both internal and external customers, CFOs are having to invest in emerging technologies and capabilities to meet demands."
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Digital Transformation
Aussie CFOs most resistant to new tech, says research
Australia is among the world’s most challenging countries to train and hire staff to use new technologies.
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CFO
Spark New Zealand shakes up leadership squad
Spark New Zealand announces new chief financial officer, corporate relations director
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Digital Transformation
The changing CFO role in a digital world
The role of the chief financial officer is flexing and shifting in the digital era, challenging those responsible to focus on more than conventional corporate financial management.
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CRM
Why next-gen CRMs need real-time data for forecasting
The problem is that many finance departments are still stuck making important business decisions based on last quarters’ numbers.
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FAQ
Techday expansion continues with new CFOtech sites
“After numerous requests from clients, we are launching CFOtech in our three key geographies to educate this financial audience about technology.”
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SAP
The four crucial skills the CFO of tomorrow must have
“Tomorrow’s CFO could have a background in engineering, sales, production, or data science.”
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Deloitte
Revenue recognition: The new standards of running efficient financial reporting operations
Now, more than ever, CFOs need to ensure there is collaboration between the product, marketing, and sales teams.
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Machine learning
The robot-CFO is soon to be a reality - is your career AI-proof?
With more and more white collar jobs falling into the ‘could be done by software’ category, should CFO’s AI-proof their careers?