Finance professionals increasingly rely on data-driven software to manage complex organizations, whether making better sense of supply chains or using artificial intelligence to enhance forecasting. But software is itself constantly in-flux, requiring adept financial management from skilled CFOs. That is why this month I spoke to the CFOs of two different software platforms, asking them about the implications of software for finance professionals in general and what issues the finance function faces in this sector.
With the rise in global economic tumult, due to the Covid-19 crisis, the need for seamless, technology-enabled solutions to manage global supply chains has never been more apparent. I recently spoke with Sarah Dickens Spoja, CFO of accounts payable software provider Tipalti, about her company’s role in helping finance leaders navigate uncertainty and ensure timely, secure processes for paying global