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Tech Innovation Catch-Up Tops CFO To-Do List in 2019

Feb. 20, 2019, 3:00 PM

Innovations like data analytics and automation aren’t reaching corporate finance as quickly as CFOs and controllers would like, prompting them to make a big tech push in 2019.

Just 13 percent of controllers and chief financial officers say their teams use robotics process automation. An even smaller group—10 percent—say they have the right skills on their teams to adopt and use emerging technologies, according to a recent joint survey by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and Oracle Corp.

The Institute of Management Accountants found in another of several surveys and reports released in the last month that less ...