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The CFO Agenda for 2020 – The changing role of the CFO

CFO survey 2014 HP BPO.jpgGlobal markets are characterized by uncertainty and volatility that all companies must be prepared for. Regulation and compliance are increasingly complex and subject to change as well. These macroeconomic trends affect all types of organizations in terms of strategies, business models and operations.


It increasingly falls to the CFO to provide the necessary data and information to enable better planning and risk management – and to act as a key advisor and decision support for the CEO and board of directors.


So how is the role of the CFO changing?

Business process services for SMBs

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In their new blog post – BPO: What it is, when it makes sense, Inc.com examines how the range of BPO options available to small and medium-sized businesses has increased significantly.


Along with leading experts in the BPO industry, Steven Bandrowczak, SVP Global Business Services & Business Process Services, HP, shares his insights on this emerging trend.

BPS Edge Finance and Administration – Partnerships for innovation

FnA ezine 2014 HP BPO.jpgFinance executives expect to receive more valuable services from providers, including technical innovation and best practice services along with competitive costs. Further, providers have to ensure that the technology that supports finance and accounting (F&A) contributes fully to the ongoing objective of reducing cost while dealing with increased complexity and frequent changes to business requirements.


So how can this be achieved?


HP’s Richard Mason, Practice Chief Technologist, Business Process Services, explains how the right partnerships can benefit large enterprises, in the latest Industry Edge ezine on Finance and Administration (F&A) Services.

The CFO Agenda for 2020 – Current and Future Challenges for CFOs in the Americas

CFO survey 2014 HP BPO.jpgWhat are the key challenges and strategic priorities for the finance function and how will this change over the next years?


How is the importance and impact of different digital technologies for the finance organization perceived, and how well are organizations prepared to take advantage of these technologies?


What capabilities are required within the finance function so that is can achieve its key objectives, and how well can organizations fulfill these capabilities?


These are just a few of the questions addressed by CFOs in the Americas, in the next report on the findings of the CFO study conducted by HP, with the help of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC).


Find out what the CFOs in the Americas have on their agenda.

BPS Edge Finance and Administration – Robotic Process Automation

FnA ezine 2014 HP BPO.jpgFor large enterprises, finance and accounting (F&A) processes can be labor intensive. That’s why, in the past, companies have relied on labor arbitrage to save money in their F&A operations.


However, with the right technology and the automation of processes using robotic process automation (RPA), companies can achieve even greater cost-effectiveness, staff productivity, and operational efficiency.


Iskandar Nurtanto – Automation Services Capability manager at HP, shares his insights in the latest Industry Edge ezine on Finance and Administration (F&A) Services.

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