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Survey Analysis: Gartner-FEI Study Helps You Understand the CFO's Technology View in 2016

Published: 13 July 2016

ID: G00311309

Analyst(s): John Van Decker , Christopher Iervolino


A new survey, conducted in collaboration with Financial Executives International, reveals the technology needs of CFOs and financial application strategists. CFOs who assess how their organization's finance and IT units compare with those surveyed will be better placed to improve their IT strategy.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Organizations Need Improvements in Processes That Use Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics and Business Applications Remain Top Investment Initiatives as Technologies Change
  • Cloud Interest Has Increased Significantly for Business Applications
  • CFOs Continue to Have a Major Influence on Technology, Though Many IT Decisions Are Shifting to Business Areas
  • Methodology
    • Demographics

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