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    Full Steam Ahead: On Board with Automated Financial Reporting...

    Our CFO Indicator Q4 2017 survey explores CFOs’ perspectives on the role of automation with respect to processes, hiring practices, and team skillsets. Results reveal that CFOs are moving full speed ahead with automation to become more strategic and agile.
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    CFO Indicator: Race To A Single Source of Truth

    Our CFO Indicator Q3 2017 survey explores CFOs’ confidence relative to data and technology, as well as their progress in moving toward a “single source of truth” (single source of financial and operational data). Results reveal that Finance has successfully cleared what we believe to be one of the most significant hurdles—their hesitancy to store...
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    Danger Zone: How the Pace of Finance Threatens Corporate Agility

    Our Q1 2017 global survey explores how finance leaders are currently addressing and planning for a faster, more agile finance organization. Results from these "top guns" of finance indicate a desire to overcome the time deficits that currently exist in reporting, data collection, and budgeting so that more resources can be allocated to...
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    CFO Indicator Q4 2016 – Piece by Piece: The Challenges in...

    Our Q4 2016 global survey explored the topic of reporting with over 400 CFOs who shared their opinions on reporting process efficiencies, current and expected report volumes, and existing shortcomings in reporting systems. Results indicate an opportunity to automate non-value-added tasks so that finance has the time needed to deliver actionable...
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    CFO Indicator Q3 2016 Report

    Our CFO Q3 2016 survey explores the increased tracking of non-financial key performance indicators (KPIs) to better measure current and future corporate performance.
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    CFO Indicator Q2 2016 – Peak Ascent: How FP&A Can Guide CFOs...

    The Q2 2016 global CFO survey from Adaptive Insights took a deep dive into financial planning and analysis (FP&A) for the first time—and revealed a great need for FP&A teams to become more strategic to support CFOs as they increasingly play a broader role in guiding corporate planning and performance. The report highlights CFOs’ hiring...
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    CFO Indicator Q1 2016: Big Data, Better Vision: The Agile CFO

    The latest global CFO survey from Adaptive Insights shares insights from finance leaders around how they leverage big data & analytics, strategic initiatives bringing value to their organization, and hurdles to overcome on the path to CEO. Results indicate strategic leaders are leveraging data and analytics to drive scenario planning, looking...
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    CFO Indicator Q4 2015: Collaborative Finance Organizations: The...

    The CFO is moving from finance gatekeeper to a champion of strategy and value creation, and finance’s reach and impact now extends throughout the company. Insights from a survey of 533 global CFOs highlight the evolving role of the CFO and the need for deeper collaboration and expanded skills across the entire finance function.
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    CFO Indicator Report Q3 2015: Strategic CFOs Break Down Silos to...

    The latest global CFO survey from Adaptive Insights shares insights from finance leaders faced with increasing responsibility as the amount of data managed by their teams continues to grow. Results indicate strategic leaders are driving their organizations toward a single source of truth.
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    Q2 2015 CFO Indicator Summary Report: CFOs Ready to Lead...

    Survey results show that nearly half of global CFOs expect to play a more strategic leadership role. This summary report of the research highlights inhibitors to success, current technology challenges, and areas for future investment.
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