Whitepaper: CFO 3.0 – Digital Transformation beyond Financial Management

Published on the 27/02/2020 | Written by Sage

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Uncovering the gap between the perceptions and reality of digitalisation in finance…

The world of business is changing at a rapid pace. And for the finance department, that sentiment couldn’t be clearer. As we move to a digitised world, CFOs and finance teams are being required to move away from basic tasks such as manually inputting numbers and reporting on the figures. Now, when it comes to financial management, they are moving to interpreting real-time data.

However, the next step is to become a visionary within their businesses. But what does that mean for you as a CFO and how can you make that a reality for your role and your company?

The CFO 3.0 is expected to be a visionary, using and analysing data to predict the future direction of the organisation, uncover hidden opportunities and close.

This is a new guide that looks at the evolution of the chief financial officer.

Table of contents

Executive summary

Beyond the boom line – Forces driving industry change

  • Digitalisation of the industry
  • Number cruncher to business strategist
  • Millennials driving digital transformation

What’s keeping CFOs up at night

  • Roadblocks to digital transformation
  • Harnessing technology
  • Talent gap
  • Fraud and cybersecurity

Riding the tech wave

  • Alignment of culture and tech strategy
  • Focus on higher-value activities


Download the whitepaper: CFO 3.0 – Digital Transformation Beyond Financial Management


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