written by Sandy Cockrell III
Companies are at various stages in applying technologies such as cognitive computing, blockchain, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Some are automating discrete manufacturing, service, and compliance processes; others are digitizing at the core of their business models. The disruptive capability of today’s digital innovations is one reason why spending decisions are moving into the realm of corporate strategy, more so than ever before. There is certainly room for trial and error, but waste can be very costly.
Article by ERP News
As the saying goes, disrupt or be disrupted. We need to look no further than the advent of new, digital native tech startups to see that we are in an era of change. Indeed, digitalisation is essential for businesses -big or small- as they evolve with the changing needs and demands of customers
written by Gillian Scott
Technology tools, such as customer relationship management software, are increasingly essential to the ongoing success and management of professional sports teams across leagues.
written by Howard Tiersky
“Digital” has fundamentally changed consumer expectations. Great brands have two choices, they can radically transform their customer experience to make it digitally elegant, or they can cede a significant portion of their market to digital-first companies who are already doing it.
written by Bertram Schulte, Chief Digital Officer of SAP
Many companies hope to achieve the innovation, profits and streamlined processes that digital transformation promises. However, in my experience, I often find there is ambiguity about digital transformation from our customers, partners and business colleagues. To help separate what’s fact and what’s fiction, I’ve condensed my point of view into three myths about digital transformation. If you grasp these common misconceptions, you’ll be on your way to achieving true digital transformation.
written by Fred Crawford
Every company that has legacy infrastructure, processes or technology is navigating the transition to digital. Some are moving faster than others, either by strategy or necessity.
written by Matt Lhoumeau
The state of modern business is rapidly changing. To thrive, it is imperative to take action and embrace new digital tools that modernize woefully archaic processes, in order to drive sustainable growth and success.
Digital transformation gave rise to modern Systems of Record and Systems of Engagement for key business and communication processes.
We are now seeing the rise of modern Systems of Agreement for automating and connecting the agreement process—allowing companies to accelerate and simplify how they do business.
Article by Mark Partin
Many startup businesses and more mature mid-sized companies are growing at a fast clip these days, and rapidly entering new global markets and geographies. While operations personnel inside these businesses are focused on maintaining this pace, the finance organization must ensure compliance with disparate and evolving accounting standards and reporting regulations across these regions.
Article by Mario Spanicciati
An automated accounting landscape significantly changes the role of the accountant – but not in the way you may think. Many are concerned that technology will eliminate jobs, while in fact, it will eliminate the most time-consuming, manual processes that prevent accountants from delivering the strategy and analysis that drew them to this profession in the first place.