Relentless digital developments have created the chance for the finance team to become true strategic leaders across the business—but they have also raised expectations and generated new challenges. Business Trends for CFOS in the Digital Age? Digital developments have historically been handled within a single department. Customer service responded to the growth of social;
The Clear Imperative for Cloud Applications Research shows that legacy ERP 1.0 systems were not designed for usability and insight. More than three quarters of business leaders say their current ERP system doesn’t meet their requirements, let alone future plans. These systems lack modern best-practice capabilities needed to compete and grow. To enable today’s
In the digital age, it ought to be easy to gather data and present it well. But in recent years, producing annual reports has become increasingly pressurised. The New Financial Reporting Landscape Quarterly and annual reports are the most basic function of the finance department. And they’re getting harder every year. Business is increasingly
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In the past, running Oracle E-Business Suite on premises was the only choice for Oracle E-Business Suite customers. Oracle has since expanded the deployment model to include running Oracle E-Business Suite on the same Oracle technology stack, but in Oracle Cloud. The cloud is a central focus for Oracle, which already offers a comprehensive
In recent years, business forecasts have had to become faster and more flexible—ready to be adjusted at a moment’s notice. As earnings and product cycles accelerate, it has become clear that the business world is decisively moving towards treating rolling forecasts as standard. A slow process of budgeting and forecasting is no longer enough.