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Game-changing technologies are transformational, exciting, and can move you in amazing new directions. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow –driving efficiency for existing finance operations, but also driving transformational change for the entire business. They shake up your status quo.
Take your Coffee Break with Game-Changers on Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time and 12 Noon Eastern Time for our special series on achieving FINANCIAL EXCELLENCE for your company. Learn how you can become the savvy innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next breakthrough strategy.
Financial Excellence with Game Changers, Presented by SAP, Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time and 12 Noon Eastern Time on The Business Channel.

Financial Excellence with Game Changers, presented by SAP The VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network

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Game-changing technologies are transformational, exciting, and can move you in amazing new directions. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow –driving efficiency for existing finance operations, but also driving transformational change for the entire business. They shake up your status quo.
Take your Coffee Break with Game-Changers on Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time and 12 Noon Eastern Time for our special series on achieving FINANCIAL EXCELLENCE for your company. Learn how you can become the savvy innovator who takes your company across the finish line as you look ahead to the next breakthrough strategy.
Financial Excellence with Game Changers, Presented by SAP, Tuesdays at 9 AM Pacific Time and 12 Noon Eastern Time on The Business Channel.

    2019: Reflections on a Year in Finance, Collaborative Planning, and Risk

    2019: Reflections on a Year in Finance, Collaborative Planning, and Risk

    The buzz: “CFOs must recognize their roles as agents of change charged with driving technological transformation across their companies” (digitalistmag.com). We began 2019 with a rush of activity, discussing which industries would emerge, the tech trends that would help Finance and risk professionals, and new disruptive technologies and industry trends where Finance and risk would play a key role. Today, from informed hindsight, three experts reflect on the year and predict what 2020 might bring for Finance. The experts speak. Nilly Essaides, Hackett Group: “The fragile wants tranquility, the anti-fragile grows from disorder, and the robust doesn’t care too much” (Nassim Taleb). Corey Olson, TruQua: “The pace of change has never been this fast, yet it will never be this slow again” (Graeme Wood). Michael Emerson, SAP: “The moment we decide to fulfil something, we can do anything” (Greta Thunberg). Join us for 2019: Reflections on a Year in Finance, Collaborative Planning, and Risk.

    • 55 Min.
    How to Transform Finance in the Experience Economy

    How to Transform Finance in the Experience Economy

    The buzz: “An experience occurs when a company intentionally uses services as the stage, and goods as props, to engage individual customers in a way that creates a memorable event…The question, then, isn’t whether, but when—and how—to enter the emerging experience economy” (hbr.org). To be successful in building new digital experiences, Finance needs to ensure the viability of business models transformation. Finance has an opportunity to help your business deliver unparalleled experience to internal and external customers. How? By leveraging intelligent innovations across financial, operational and analytical capabilities to confidently predict and act in real time. The experts speak. Usman Aijaz, Deloitte Consulting: “Let us add a little joy to your day” (Starbucks). David A. Davidson, Accenture Strategy: “The pace of change has never been this fast, and it will never be this slow again” (Graeme Wood). Join us for How to Transform Finance in the Experience Economy.

    • 55 Min.
    Full Steam Ahead: Finance and Planning Together At Last

    Full Steam Ahead: Finance and Planning Together At Last

    The buzz: “There’s no question over the last year this new wave of technologies has had an impact on CFO decision making …” (Sandy Cockrell, Deloitte).
    Collaborative Enterprise Planning: myth or reality? Cloud-based planning systems have made it easier to connect and align plans from all departments and business units across your organization. But questions loom large about how deep and detailed your Finance Office’s plans should go, given the shift towards more ERP-centric planning solutions with more granularity. How should Finance lead and direct Zero-Based Budgeting and Driver-Based Planning? Where do Machine Learning and Augmented Analytics fit into this new picture? The experts speak. Thiago Bala, Deloitte: “Do. Or do not. There is no try” (Yoda). Jeff Hattendorf, Macrospect: “Fortune befriends the bold” (Emily Dickinson). Pras Chatterjee, SAP: “I can’t promise I’ll try, but I’ll try to try” (Bart Simpson). JoIn us for Full Steam Ahead: Finance and Planning Together At Last.

    • 54 Min.
    Fraud: How to Protect Your Organization from Threats?

    Fraud: How to Protect Your Organization from Threats?

    The buzz: “Financial fraud isn't new, and the extent of the crime can vary significantly…Most cases have at least one person, but often a group of fraudsters…” (businessinsider.com). CFOs: It’s a fact. While digitalization speeds up business processes, it creates new opportunities for fraudsters to exploit gaps that can escape traditional detection methods. A typical organization incurs fraud-related losses equivalent to 5% of annual revenue. How can you ensure your corporate assets are protected against fraudulent activities and address threats before they happen? The experts speak. Manish Singh, Deloitte: “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you” (Steve Jobs). Steve Biskie, RSM: “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way” (Napoleon Hill). Tomás Kong, SAP: “A penny saved is a penny earned” (Benjamin Franklin). Join us for Fraud: How to Protect Your Organization from Threats?

    • 54 Min.
    Encore: What Makes Finance 'Intelligent' ?

    Encore: What Makes Finance 'Intelligent' ?

    The buzz: “Contrary to popular imagination, the finance world of the future will not be manned by a robot army. It will, instead, comprise of a team of trusted advisors in the organization utilizing advanced tech" (David Chase). Finance leaders now understand that intelligent applications like artificial intelligence, machine learning, the Internet of Things and predictive analytics can help them improve business processes. How? These apps create new levels of insight, prediction, and efficiencies to empower Finance to drive enterprise-wide growth and strategic initiatives, invent new business models and revenue streams, and serve as the business advisor to the enterprise. And every CFO wants that! The experts speak. Nilly Essaides, The Hackett Group: “There is no genius without a touch of madness" (Aristotle). Jason White, SAP: “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less” (C.S. Lewis). Join us for What Makes Finance ‘Intelligent’?

    • 55 Min.
    Financial Hide and Seek: Uncovering Hidden Profit and Costs!

    Financial Hide and Seek: Uncovering Hidden Profit and Costs!

    The buzz: “Profitability is very important to us or we wouldn't be in this business” (Jeff Bezos). Attention CFOs: You may think you have a grasp of true profitability, but your insights may be incomplete. Yes, you have a good feel for gross margins and direct costs. But do you truly understand how your business consumes variable or overhead costs, how IT costs are consumed and charged, or which customer groups and product lines add the most or detract from your bottom line? The experts speak. Rob Kugel, Ventana Research: “Never ask for money spent, where the spender thinks it went. Nobody was ever meant, to remember or invent, what he did with every cent” (Robert Frost). Michael Rea, Tartan Solutions: “Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. (Ralph Waldo Emerson). Michel Haesendonckx, SAP: “The bicycle is a curious vehicle. Its passenger is its engine” (John Howard). Join us for Financial Hide and Seek: Uncovering Hidden Profit and Costs.

    • 53 Min.

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