Driven by technology as a game changer and talent as a differentiator, companies are recognizing Finance as the source of their competitive edge.
“Consumers are leading the way in adopting automation solutions in their private lives. With any luck, businesses will, eventually, follow. Let me paint a picture of what the Finance organisation might look like in the future: It’s run by technology, is nearly error free, and represents the kind of automated environment we’ve thus far only witnessed on the floor of automotive factories; there is hardly a human involved." That, at least, is the view of Erik van der Steen a CFO specialized in transformations who is currently the Global Head of Finance at APM Terminals, a Maersk subsidiary and one of the world’s largest port and terminal operators. Read more of his views here.