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Artificial Intelligence will Transform the Accounting Industry
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the way jobs are perceived. AI will impact the accounting profession as well. Traditionally, accounting is a process and system-based industry where micro decisions are made every day. However, with the use...

Responsible AI: The Human-Machine Symbiosis
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Sal Cucchiara, CIO and Head of Wealth Management Technology, Morgan Stanley

Over 20 years ago, a supercomputer beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov at chess. That moment helped plant the seeds for the era of big data in which we live today, and it marked a critical cultural turning point that suggested a machine...

Quick Guide: A Movement Towards a Financially Secure Future
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A recent Suncorp study stated that two-thirds of people procrastinate about money, typically around establishing a budget, setting up a savings plan, or prioritizing their spending. Economist Philip Slade said that people underestimated the impact...

What Business Leaders Don't Know About their Sales Tax Compliance
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James Paterson, VP and GM of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting North America, Corporate Indirect Segment

Most IT and tax teams are unsatisfied with their current tax software. Additionally, businesses still underestimate the likelihood and costs of sales and use tax mistakes. Here’s how to address these issues at your company. Business...

Financial Services Keep Pace with Consumer Expectations through Innovation
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Terry Rodrick, VP of Cards & Payments, First Tech Federal Credit Union

Digital transformation has brought with it dramatic change in how people interact with businesses. This is especially true in the financial services industry—the way our financial institutions work with us is evolving quickly, and so is...

Key Trends in Law Firm Fintech
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Madhav Srinivasan, CFO, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Financial technology is crucial to the smooth functioning of modern law firms. The interplay between finance and technology has always existed, but it has become more complex in recent years. Experience shows CFOs spend a fair proportion of...

Do's and don'ts of Change Management in Financial Systems Initiatives
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Tim Hird, Executive Director, Robert Half Management Resources

This is a dynamic time in the world of financial software, with technological advances creating breakthroughs in how business problems are solved. Cloud platforms and data analytics, for example, provide new tools to work faster, more efficiently...

Insight to Action: Leveraging Technology to Evolve from Understanding to Action
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Nick Fischer, SVP & CFO, The Betteridge Jewelers Group

Financial reporting has been a core finance deliverable since the function was invented but has remained self-service and limited in many organizations. Great financial reporting should do two things: First, it should provide clarity and...

Banks and Fintechs-A Better Value Proposition
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Steve Ellis, Head-Innovation Group, Wells Fargo

Over the last 30 years, the world has become increasingly computerized. We’ve traveled through the discovery and subsequent commercialization of the internet, the birth of and increasing ubiquity of mobile phones, the rise of virtual...

3 Reasons Why HR And Finance Should Collaborate
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Bertrand Dussert, VP, HCM Transformation and Thought Leadership, Oracle

It’s no secret that digital transformation is happening and dramatically affecting the pace of business, both externally with customers, vendors, and partners, but also internally with regard to employees. Businesses are realizing that they...

Securing Your Company's Tomorrow By Creating a Strategic Finance Organization
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Inder M. Singh, SVP and CFO, Unisys

In a dynamic, competitive business environment, every company is working hard to gain an advantage in the marketplace. Sometimes that opportunity comes in the form of an innovative new product or simply being in the right place at the right time....

Is Death of the Financial Services Industry Impending?
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Nigel Fenwick, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

A couple of years ago I wrote a post predicting a new business paradigm for financial services. You may have read this post and been skeptical. Maybe you thought it wasn't realistic. If so, you may be wishing you were paying more attention...

Two Disruptive Technologies That Will Change the Face of Financial Services
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Sameer Kishore, VP & Global Head, Banking, Financial Services, Securities & Insurance, Dell Services

Much has been written about the global forces gathering to create a ‘perfect storm’ in the world of banking, causing unprecedented pressure on the financial system. There’s economic volatility, seemingly never-ending regulatory...

Transformation: Moving a Large Organization to Agile Development
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Robert F. Crudup, EVP-IT, Investment Operations & Product Management, SEI

With today’s reliance on software, many companies are increasingly facing the challenge of building complex global systems to support workf low. To meet these challenges, some information technology organizations have shifted from a...

DEATH OF THE BRANCH? ONLY IF WE RISK-ASSESS THEM TO OBLIVION
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Scott McGillivray, EVP & CIO, Pacific Continental Bank

I am going to ask you to play a game with me. More of a thought experiment, actually. I cannot promise it will be fun, and I am not sure every reader is going to get the same result, but that is what makes this game so interesting. Ready?...

rue21 Selects Epicor QuantiSense Retail BI for Improved Enterprise-Wide Reporting and Analytics
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NASHVILLE, TN: Epicor Software, business software solutions provider announces that rue21- a specialty apparel retailer has selected the Epicor QuantiSense Retail Business Intelligence suite to support enterprise-wide reporting and analytics...

Balancing Technology Cost and Need
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Tom Ruchalski, CFO, Skyline Windows

As with large organizations, most small to mid-market firms have to deal with the need to be highly visible to their customers through a robust website, social media and the like. This is further compounded by the demands to use technology to...

CFOs: No Longer Mere Corporate Scorekeepers
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L.R. “Skip” Sorenson, CFO, Imagine Communications

Focus on Robust Financial Model I believe the place to start is with a robust financial model or plan. Having a baseline of performance will enable any changes to be considered and a determination  made of the impact to the...

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