Survey Analysis: Critical CFO Technology Needs: 2015 Gartner FEI Study

Archived Published: 18 August 2015 ID: G00280250

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The 2015 Gartner Financial Executives International CFO Technology Study provides significant insight into CFOs' thinking about technology. Understanding how your IT organization compares with these important benchmarks provides an opportunity to improve your strategic IT plans.

Table of Contents

  • Survey Objective
  • Data Insights
    • Organizations Are Still Struggling With Analytics
    • CFOs Take Advantage of the Nexus of Forces and Digital Business
    • Cloud and Mobile Usage Increases for Many Finance-Focused Applications
    • CFOs Are Focused on Applications and Analytics but Security Remains a Major Concern
    • Financial and Strategic CPM Applications Continue to Lead BI/Analytics Investment
    • CFOs Have More Influence on Technology as IT Decisions Shift to Business Areas
    • Most Think IT Is Not Transformational — A Pace-Layered Application Strategy Is Needed
    • Postmodern ERP Approaches to Business Applications Are Firmly Established
    • Methodology
    • Demographics
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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