The landscape in which organizations operate is being constantly reshaped by "megatrends" such as rapid urbanization, demogrpahic changes, and shifts in global economic powers.
While these drive increased competition, new technologies, and evolving customer expections, businesses are transforming people, processes, organization, and technology to stay competitive.
The key focus for finance will be on providing innovation and insights through real-time data and predictive analytics. Finance will play a role in partnering with business to drive revenue growth, operational effectiveness, and profitability. This paper by Workday shares insights into how technology can enable finance to play this role effectively.