Tag Archives: Finance

Data and analytics in financial services — a challenge or an opportunity?

August 16, 2017

Data Points — Long reads. This article is somewhat longer than our usual output. Let us know what you think by tweeting @TeradataINTL. Since starting a new role at Teradata with the responsibility of supporting our financial services sales and consulting teams across the globe, I’ve decided now is a good time to document some… Read More »

Have CFOs changed their mindset when it comes to data?

August 15, 2017

In short, no. Thanks for stopping by the blog. See you next time. But wait! As always, we need to consider whether this is a “glass half empty” or “glass half full” situation. Most CFOs and their finance departments remain application driven – so whenever a new requirement for reporting and analysis arises, they sit… Read More »

The Case for Finance Transformation in an Era of Changing Regulations and Customer Needs

December 23, 2016

Today’s CFOs face tremendous pressure amid changing regulations, advances in technology and heightened demand by senior executives for strategic insights and decision support. These new pressures complicate the fiscal team’s already mission-critical role as protector of company assets and booster of shareholder value. Against this backdrop, technology-driven finance transformation has become the key to survival… Read More »

Why CFOs Are Thinking Cloud

March 4, 2016

Finance is one of the last major business functions to get serious about adopting cloud technology. Despite the potential cost efficiencies, the risk-averse nature of many finance organizations puts CFOs at risk of being late to the cloud party. This is changing. Cloud technology today is mature enough –and secure enough – to merit CFOs’… Read More »