Nothing stands still, technology evolves, new standards are introduced, expectations rise.  CFO’s face a perpetual challenge to take advantage of the technology, ensure compliance and continue to achieve financial competencies.  Colin Sampson, SVP and former regional CFO, discusses this in his latest blog. One of six essential areas Sampson identifies to support meaningful change is leveraging technology. New technology solutions can help address decision making, execution, and reporting for finance and accounting in the digital age. Another key area Sampson highlights is people, as they are fundamental to the success of any transformation. 

We can all see that the world is becoming more digital and connected which affects all business functions.  Examples of digitalization and transformation can be found in all industries and processes. So it makes sense that finance should be at the heart of the digital transformation.  Billing, payments, reports must all be real time.  Cycle times gets faster in a digital economy and finance must keep up, and even get ahead of the curve.

So at the SAP Finance Excellence forum, October 11th and 12th, Newtown Square, PA.  Our focus is on Digital Finance and the people who have or will make transformation possible.  Hear how finance organizations are becoming more digital, through providing instant insight to help their businesses make better decisions.  Listen to people who have started their own digital journey.  They will share insights on how they are navigating their own digital transformation.

Inspiring Keynotes

Industry thought leaders such as Peter Horvath, Founder of Horvath and Partners;  Steve Barrett, Former CFO of Whirlpool; Doreen Remmen of Institute of Management Accountants and SAP Experts such as Thack Brown, GM and Global Head of the Finance LOB, will share their perspectives on the challenges impacting finance and how you can engage to stay competitive.

Business Value Cases

Hear customer stories from Coca Cola, National Grid, Turk Telecom, HP Enterprises, Johnson & Johnson and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Deep Dive into Key Topics.

Engage with SAP Experts and partners through interactive sessions. Delve into details on key topics such as business planning and consolidation, revenue acccounting and the impact of IFRS 15, lifecycle costing, and a central finance track which shares a non-disruptive approach to take advantages of new innovations.

Network

Visit the innovative showcases of our partner ecosystem.  Network with your peers and SAP experts over wine tasting and dinner.

I hope you can join us to ask questions, share your insights and connect at this complementary and innovative forum.

For more information and to register click here 

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