cfo perspectives 2017


CFO Perspectives 2017

Hear insights and perspectives from thought leaders and CFO peers

CFO Perspectives – April 2017

CFO speaks: “My success mantra is—always believe in empowering your team by giving them the right degree of freedom. It will inculcate a sense of belongingness in your team. Invest in developing yourself and your team through structured training and cross-functional exposure.”

Expert views: The world is changing faster than anyone could have envisioned at the beginning of the 21st century. With technology at the forefront of every disruption across industries today, every element of an organization’s business model is being challenged.

RPA is a technology that mimics the actions of a human performing simple rule-based processes. It interacts at the application/interface layer of any application and performs the exact steps just like anyone working across multiple applications.

CFO Perspectives – March 2017

CFO speaks: Winner is the one who is able to bring good price for products and services to the customers, along with a ‘wow’ customer experience.

Expert views: Deloitte India predicts that in 2017, mobile and digital payments will finally overtake physical card payments as the predominant non-cash payment mode. The use of cards has grown significantly in the past few years.

CFO Perspectives – February 2017

CFO speaks: Budget for the infrastructure segment has been positive and adequate thrust has been given to the much required low cost housing and funding for the infra projects. The game changer for the infrastructure segment could be availability of longer term hedging instruments and preferred rates for better rated institutions.

Expert views: Corporate India believes fraud will rise in the coming years, according to majority of respondents to the India Fraud Survey, Edition II, by Deloitte. About 70 of respondents representing large organizations (multinationals and domestic companies), 54% of respondents representing small and medium enterprises, and 65% of working professionals indicated corporate fraud would rise in the future.

CFO Perspectives – January 2017

CFO speaks: In coming times, the rationalization of tax structure and government revenues from taxation are also expected to go up. Demonetization will also be a big boost to GST implementation, as majority of informal sector will now tend to be accountable to a greater extent.

Expert views: The risk landscape is changing fast. Headlines bring new reminders that the future is on its way, and sometimes it feels like new risks and response strategies are around every corner. The outlines of new opportunities and new challenges for risk leaders—indeed, all organizational leaders—are already visible. So what should leaders prepare for?

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