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Developing Finance Analytics IQ

Improved analytics are essential to the function’s ability to drive superior enterprise performance. Companies and finance organizations recognize the importance…

Key Focus for GBS in 2020? Doing More With Less

According to The Hackett Group’s 2020 Key Issues Study, the challenges of operating global business services (GBS) organizations aren’t letting…

How IT Is Contributing to Disappointing Digital Deployments

In The Hackett Group’s annual Key Issues study, we asked IT leaders how well a variety of digital tool and…

Proof That Your Success Depends on IT

How important is IT performance to the other business functions? Analysis of businesses benchmarked by The Hackett Group shows that…

Understanding the Benefits of Supply Chain Agility

What is supply chain agility? Supply chain agility can be defined as an organization’s ability to profitably manufacture and deliver…

Five Challenges Finance Faces in 2020 and How to Overcome Them

Finance has a packed agenda for the coming year, according to the just-in results of The Hackett Group’s 2020 Key…

The Failure of Self-Service Automation

Enabling self-service for employees and customers is today’s big efficiency play. It can reduce costs and, when done well, streamline…

IT’s Quest for Agility Overlooks the People

There are three main conditions that undermine a business function’s operational agility – cultural resistance to change, environmental complexity and,…

Quantifying the Finance Digital Opportunity

We’re finance people. And finance people like numbers. For many, a current pressing question is how to measure the dollars…

Modernizing the Business Relationship Manager Role

IT’s business relationship manager is the spear tip of the function’s effort to be a strategic, valued partner to the…

3 Ways Finance Can Accelerate Digital Transformation

The digital goal post continues to move forward rapidly, and finance must speed up its progress to catch up. The…

Is Finance Efficiency a Zero-Sum Game?

Sometimes, when you fix something, you end up breaking something else. So, what will be the consequences of finance’s unrelenting…

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