Author Archives: Peter Chisambara

New Report on Finance Transformation From AICPA & CIMA and KPMG

In the past years, finance has been undergoing significant changes in order to streamline its operations and free up more time to partner with the business and support key decision-making processes that drive enterprise performance. Sadly, not all finance transformation initiatives are achieving the expected outcomes or return on investment outlined in their business cases.… Read more »

Risk Decision Making in an Interconnected World

Globalization and advancements in digital technologies have fundamentally eliminated barriers to doing business. Today, the world has become so interconnected that we are now able to carry out business with any organization across borders anytime of the day. The opening of global markets which were once impenetrable for individuals, smaller enterprises and organizations is presenting… Read more »

Innovation in the Finance Function

Compared to other organizational functions such as Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain, the Finance function is often lagging behind when it comes to embracing innovation. In today’s era of disruption and rapid technological advancement, the only way CFOs and Finance teams can ensure sustained relevance and create value across the enterprise is through innovation and… Read more »

A Proactive Approach to RPA Adoption

In order to enable their team members to focus more of their time on higher value, higher satisfaction tasks demanding high levels of flexibility, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, leadership and emotional intelligence rather than repetitive tasks, CFOs are increasingly turning to RPA. Short for Robotic Process Automation, RPA uses software to complete repetitive, structured, rules-based… Read more »

Finance and Enterprise Performance Improvement

In the past several years, the role of finance in business has significantly transformed from being a back office, desk-bound, number cruncher into a more broader, stakeholder-engaging and advisory role responsible for influencing strategic and operational decision making and improving enterprise performance. Thanks to new innovative digital technologies and business operating models, CFOs and their… Read more »