Reimagining finance

Digital technologies create unprecedented opportunities by fundamentally changing business economics. This presents new challenges for finance, requiring CFOs to accelerate the shift from analog to digital, unlocking new value from enterprise data faster. We call this process Digital ReinventionTM, and it involves completing digitization of finance operations and reimagining how a finance organization works.

Featured findings

68% of surveyed finance executives say that advanced analytics is the most critical technology to the finance function today
89% of surveyed finance leaders have a vision for using digital technologies to reinvent the finance function
82% of surveyed finance leaders have implemented blockchain for invoicing and billing in the order-to-cash process

About the authors

William Fuessler

William Fuessler
Practice Lead
Global Finance, Risk and Fraud
IBM Global Business Services

Martin Harmer

Martin Harmer
Vice President and Partner, Finance Risk and Fraud
IBM Global Business Services

Spencer Lin

Spencer Lin
Global CFO Lead
IBM Institute for Business Value

Carl Nordman

Carl Nordman
Global C-suite Program Director
IBM Institute for Business Value

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