Modernizing Your Finance Organization: Metrics and Benchmarking

July 6, 2015
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: Onward! Take a good look around your finance and accounting offices. Does it feel like your finance team is on the cutting edge of innovation and leading the charge to add strategic value to the business? Or do you see endless piles of paperwork, and hear grumblings about deadlines, information requests and other typical back office headaches? If the latter, it’s time to learn how to leverage data, benchmarking and metrics to modernize your finance function. But where and how do you start? The experts speak. Eric Merrill, Deloitte: “All great changes are preceded by chaos” (Deepak Chopra). Mark Richards, RBA Consulting: “Financials are like the punchline to a joke and the set-up is in the operations.” Dan Fagan, SAP: Vince Lombardi said, “If you’re not keeping score you’re just practicing.” Cate Costa gave us the modern-day version, “There are no participation trophies in business.” Join us for Modernizing Your Finance Organization: Metrics and Benchmarking.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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