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Webinar Recording

How Digital Innovation is Reshaping the Future of Finance

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Cloud, mobile, social and now the Internet of Things (IoT) have become powerful forces behind the rapid evolution of digital businesses. CFOs must both understand and lead digital innovation at their companies. Luckily, they are in the best position to do so when it comes to bottom-line financial systems, reporting and automation in revenue, accounting and operations realms.

Join Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. and Kevin Roberts, Director of Platform Technology at FinancialForce in this webinar as we explore the top key digital trends shaping finance priorities and the growing technology needs and expectations that surround them.

Attend and learn why by 2020:
  • Finance-staff productivity will increase by two to three times
  • Why finance organization’s costs will decline by 40%
  • How Finance will be able to do doing things that it could never do before
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand how cloud, mobile, social and now the Internet of Things (IoT) have become powerful forces behind the rapid evolution of digital businesses
Recognize the top key digital trends shaping finance priorities
Understand growing technology needs and expectations that surround them

Speakers

Ray Wang , Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman, Constellation Research, Inc.
Ray Wang
Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman, Constellation Research, Inc.
R "Ray" Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. He's also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View." Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Ray graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in natural sciences and public health. His graduate training includes a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University in health policy and management; and health finance and management.
Kevin Roberts, Director of Platform Technology, FinancialForce
Kevin Roberts
Director of Platform Technology, FinancialForce
Kevin Roberts is Director of Platform Technology at FinancialForce and has been with FinancialForce since the company’s inception during which time he has been a key figure in the rapidly evolving salesforce.com, Force.com and FinancialForce.com ecosystems. Kevin has over 25 years back office systems integration experience across a wide variety of technical environments and also has over 6 years of salesforce.com system administration experience. Kevin has held a variety of Consulting, Product Management, Pre-Sales and Sales leadership positions with Cap Gemini, Lynx Financial Systems, CODA and UNIT4 in both the UK and the US.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor FinancialForce
FinancialForce - FinancialForce delivers ERP at Customer Speed™. Built on the Salesforce1 Platform, FinancialForce ERP equips customer-centric businesses with a unified cloud platform and all the applications necessary to grow both the top and bottom line. Our Financial Management, Human Capital Management (HCM), Professional Services Automation (PSA), and Supply Chain Management (SCM) apps allow businesses to increase the speed in which they operate and be more responsive along every touch point of a customer’s journey. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in San Francisco, FinancialForce.com is backed by UNIT4 and salesforce.com.

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Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
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    Group-Internet
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    Online
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    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Finance
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
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    Basic
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