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Four reasons CFOs are accelerating digital transformation projects

Posted by Sarah Werner

Given all the economic pressures of the last year, it would make sense that organizations might consider holding up or pausing digital transformation projects in the finance function due to cost or resource considerations. However, this is not...

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The value of a centralized finance calculation engine in banking

Posted by Sarah Werner

In banking there are a considerable number of financial calculations critical to areas like customer management, financial reporting, risk, analytics, taxpricing, and regulatory operationsThese calculations are varied yet all rely on inputs ...

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Supporting the move to a cloud General Ledger

Posted by Sarah Werner

"Cloudy with a chance of clouds." This Deloitte article title from a few months ago sums up the continued growth in cloud computing - a trend that remained resilient despite the economic pressures of 2020. One specific cloud use case, and the...

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Core data challenges holding banks back

Posted by Wan Ting Lee

The pandemic highlighted the importance of trusted, real-time data for fast decision making. The fact that most organizations – especially in the banking sector – do not have access to this has been highlighted in the renewed urgency with which...

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How to benefit from the expected LDTI delay

Posted by Sarah Werner

After announcing a proposed one-year deferral of the effective date for Targeted Improvements to the Accounting for Long Duration Contracts (LDTI) in June, FASB is expected to issue the final amendment soon to ratify the decision. This will push...

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Core Finance: Taking a strategic approach to cloud

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the third in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Building the foundation for the future of finance

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the second in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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What do health insurance CFOs have to do with consumer experience?

Posted by Sarah Werner

Call it the age of the consumer experience.  The way we engage with our banks has transformed, the way we buy our cars has been upended, the way we shop has done a 180 – it was only a matter of time before consumers demanded changes to the...

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Fighting for a digital finance transformation? Focus on customer benefits.

Posted by Amanda Steward

This is the first in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to go beyond governance to provide commercial...

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Finance re-imagined: an interview with KPMG Partner, David Fourie

Posted by Andrea Herbert

Ahead of our annual AptConnect event on November 19-20, I sat down with KPMG Financial Services Partner, David Fourie, who will be joining us as a keynote speaker, to discuss the digitization of finance, potential obstacles and what’s at stake...
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