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The Future of Finance Systems

This survey provides a fascinating insight into the challenges of setting the most appropriate course for financial systems in one of the most turbulent and disruptive periods in our professional lives. 

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The Future of Business Partnering Global Survey 2019

Completed by 660 senior finance professionals, this survey found whilst 88% of senior finance professionals consider themselves to be business partners, there are profoundly different views of what business partnering entails.

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Innovation in the Finance Function Global Survey 2018

1,000+ senior finance professionals worldwide responded. The research shows unequivocally a strong link between innovation in the finance function and performance.

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Innovation in Financial Reporting Global Survey 2018

The innovation in Financial Reporting Global Survey 2018 builds on earlier research about attitudes to innovation in the finance function and fascinatingly highlights that innovation in reporting is at the vanguard of the finance function’s attempts to modernize.

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The Future of Planning Budgeting and Forecasting Global Survey 2017

Completed by 850 senior finance professionals, this survey found only 40% of organizations thought their forecasting was insightful. The research explores the characteristics and technology deployed in insightful organizations.

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The Future of The Finance Function Global Survey 2017

Completed by more than 800 senior finance members. It reveals a shift in mind-set from first generation CFOs, to a more enlightened second generation of CFOs for whom business partnering, strategy and performance management are the new norm.

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