This includes sessions from the Finance Redefined Track (as part of AICPA ENGAGE 2019)
Attend this session to hear real life example of how access to data and the transparency it brings can radically change an established business strategy. And the challenges the organization faces to accept it.
In a fast-changing world, how do you build a culture where extraordinary innovation becomes ordinary? A culture that lasts and consistently delivers exponential leaders, growth and value creation. The key ingredients to innovation acceleration are not what you see portrayed most often in the media. Great, enduring organizations know what it really takes to create and, most importantly, scale innovation. We will explore how to blend disciplined innovation methods with elements of venture capitalism, crowdsourcing and collaborative leadership to deliver rapid and sustainable business improvements and innovations in any industry. This high energy session will engage the audience in powerful collaborative leadership principles applied to business improvement and innovation. In the “Need for Speed” challenge, participants will collaborate to innovate in real time and “make the impossible, possible.”
How do you build and support teams of innovators in your organization? Panasonic Automotive's Chief Financial Officer, Dhiraj Cherian, will share insights and best practices on a live interview moderated by Global Excellence & Innovation Leader, Jose Pires. Dhiraj brings a global perspective and long-term vision from doing business in Asia, Americas, Europe, and Middle Eastern regions. He is results-driven and commercially focused, with a leadership presence to motivate and build trust across multi-functional and multi-cultural teams. He has an excellent track-record of delivering improved financial profitability and performance, increased productivity, and enhanced controllership.
Today, financial and accounting professionals are responsible for far more than reporting and compliance: they have to provide greater strategic insight to build a future-ready enterprise. And, to enable the shift from cost to value, they have to evolve their skillsets and culture to deliver results and stay relevant in this digital world. Join Vivek Saxena, SVP and F&A Service Line Leader, Genpact, as he discusses the changing role for finance and how professionals can help build an agile function. Learn about the emerging opportunities from digital technologies and analytics as organizations build hybrid workforces and become strategic partners to the business.
This session will offer proven tips for how to effectively collaborate across functions to achieve business success.
Forrester’s data shows that insights-driven firms are 39% more likely to report year-over-year revenue growth of 15% or more. It is projected that the collective revenues of the top 30 insights-driven companies will be $1.8 trillion in 2021, which means they will be taking this business away from their less data and insights savvy competitors.
Insights-Driven Businesses Set The Pace For Global Growth, Forrester, 2017
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Companies looking to succeed must take their data practices to the next level by becoming insights driven; using data to inform all key business decisions, to ensure that they remain relevant and successful in the future.
Finance functions are developing significantly in the digital age. A higher level of automation and outsourcing of non-core finance are reshaping models, in addition to new focus on analytics and corporate data models to drive efficiencies and greater business insights. How you set up the finance function; structure, SSC’s, COE’s, skills, processes and technology, is critical to how the function delivers value and enhances capabilities across the business.
The panel will discuss how to leverage opportunity by rethinking your strategy and operating models to build a team which is central to the success of the business and is agile and digital-enabled to reflect the changing times.
Today's environments require nimble, adaptable finance leaders who understand how to best leverage their position to drive growth. The session will discuss methods to transition from the traditional functions of control and reporting into one of business partner and co-pilot.
Role of Analytics in bridging the Gap between Sales And Finance to improve overall Customer experience, how Credit, Collections & AR Data insights can help Sales Org.
Attend this session to get real insights into optimizing IT expense management, "total cost of ownership", & Tech Business Management. All to drive value & increased EBITDA, linking strategy and operations to best practices, integrations, & automation for smart planning.