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    Welcome to the future office of the CFO!
    My name is Bridget Courneya and I will be your host. We feature daily articles, reports, guidebooks, digital events and podcasts that share insights and ideas from a ‘CFO-first’ point of view.  Explore & discover our content and be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter!

    Kieron Allen chats with Aaron Back about Go-To Apps to Drive Work Efficiency

    Podcast: Go-To Apps to Drive Work Efficiency

    What apps do you use to help you through the day? In this “Back @ IT” episode, Kieron Allen chats with me about his go-to apps that are a must to boost work efficiency.

    Future Office of the CFO Minute: How Can CFOs Embrace AI

    How Can CFOs Embrace AI?

    Artificial intelligence shouldn’t be viewed as yet another shiny toy, but embraced as new way to be efficient. In this Future Office of the CFO Minute, there are 3 factors that need to be considered to help CFOs stay competitive.

    Future Office of the CFO Minute: Playing Offense in a Defensive World

    Playing Offense in a Defensive World

    How well a CFO coaches and leads by playing inside the rules determines the success of the company’s offense in spite of security attacks. The CFO can influence the way the business invests in people and technology to put up a strong front against cybercriminals.

    Compliance Advantage

    Using Compliance to Your Advantage

    Digital compliance is impacting the change of laws, change of security tools and options, and how companies are being held accountable. CFOs need to shift their thinking on how compliance can an advantage.

    Future Office of the CFO Minute: Do You Trust Automation Technology

    Do You Trust Automation Technology?

    With RPA growth expected to hit 32.8% by 2028, there are still hesitancy in trusting automation. Why are CFOs lacking trust in automation? Could it be “old-school” thinking and relying on “gut instinct”? It’s time for CFOs to rethink automation.

    Future Office of the CFO: The Advantages of Automation Standards

    The Advantages of Automation Standards

    There are many advantages to automation standards. And, for the CFO, this can be truly beneficial for long-term company growth, In this Future Office of the CFO Minute, some of these advantages are covered to ensure you are equipped for success

    Back @ IT: Creating a Culture to Value Data with Jason Yaeger

    Podcast: Creating a Culture to Value Data

    As a CFO, how important is the value of your data? Is it only important when a breach happens? In this “Back @ IT” podcast, Jason Yaeger, CEO of Tenacity, joins Aaron Back, Sr. Analyst, to discuss creating a culture that values data.

    5 Factors to Consider for Accounts Payable Automation

    5 Factors to Consider for Accounts Payable Automation

    The benefits of AP Automation can be game-changers for many companies. However, there are some factors to understand in your planning. The decisions made in integration, type of solution, and more could spell success or disaster. So, what should you consider?

    Future Office of the CFO Minute: Can Finance Automation Help Future-Proof the Organization?

    Can Finance Automation Help Future-Proof the Organization?

    There is no denying the challenges CFOs face today. However, finance automation strategically implemented can help future-proof organizations. And, this must be done with strong collaboration with peers…or decrease the success of automation.

    Nick Lumsden chats with Aaron Back on Governance, Ransomware, and the CFO

    Podcast: Governance, Ransomware, and the CFO

    Many companies have technical sprawl: apps, automation, SaaS & on-premise systems, and much more. What can the CFO do to mitigate risk and create a plan for strategic investments? In this “Back @ IT” episode, Aaron Back chats with Nick Lumsden to explore these areas more.

    Future Office of the CFO: Disruption and the CFO: Is It a Welcome Advantage?

    Disruption and the CFO: Is It a Welcome Advantage?

    For the CFO, there needs to be a fine balance between investing in people and technology. This requires tight collaboration between finance and other areas of the business. However, this can cause huge disruption if not properly executed.

    Essential Skills

    3 Essential Skills CFO’s Need for Success

    Success for a CFO can be determined by a number of factors. However, effective CFOs have a blend of skills and a determined mindset. What skills are necessary to be successful?

    Future Office of the CFO: Promoting a Culture of Security

    Promoting a Culture of Cybersecurity

    CFOs need be on the front lines to mitigate security risks. Their leadership is needed to create a culture of cybersecurity. And, this requires foresight and investment in people and technology.

    Creating Opportunities - Transparency and the CFO with Pulak Sinha

    Creating Opportunities: Transparency and the CFO

    The CFO’s role has shifted and it’s important to recognize opportunities by being transparent – in communication, data, investments, and people. In this “Back @ IT” episode, I’m joined by Pulak Sinha, CEO of Pepper to dive into all these topics.

    Future Office of the CFO: Building on a Foundation of Data Intelligence

    Building on a Foundation of Data Intelligence

    CFOs are increasingly investing in data infrastructure to create a single source of truth, and investing in upskilling people. An intelligent data foundation is necessary for long-term sustainability.

    CFOs Prepare for Future of Finance

    The Urgent Need to Redefine the Office of the CFO

    An ever-growing amount of responsibilities and advances in technology is forcing many CFOs to adapt to a significant number of changes. Identifying new investment opportunities and rethinking their typical approach to handling external pressures are essential skills that CFOs need in today’s ever-evolving work environment.

    Future Office of the CFO - Importance of Advanced Data Analytics

    The Importance of Advanced Data Analytics for the CFO

    It’s a must: CFOs need to upskill to be more tech-savvy in advanced analytics. In this “Future Office of the CFO Minute, Aaron Back, Senior Analyst, emphasizes the importance of understanding and delivering data strategically.

    The Future of Tax is in the Cloud

    Vertex provides results from a survey on how organizations are digitally transforming by migrating to cloud-based tax solutions.

    finance leaders expect potential challenges

    Top Concerns for Finance Leaders in 2021

    The impact of the pandemic shifted the focus to digital initiatives for CFOs and other finance leaders. However, these leaders need to be prepared to face various challenges.

    Accounts Payable

    Accounts Payable Automation Overview

    As CFOs are looking for ways to modernize their finance operations, many are turning to implement AP Automation to accelerate their initiatives. Read what to expect in the AP Automation Guidebook, including details on adopting these trends to streamline operations.

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