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Survey Analysis: Once in the Cloud, Where Does Finance IT Go?

Published: 16 August 2017

ID: G00337407

Analyst(s): Christopher Iervolino , John Van Decker


This study, based on responses from finance and IT leaders who have deployed cloud CPM applications, analyzes CPM and technology needs. Application leaders responsible for financial systems should use this research to help build their roadmaps and possible areas of new investment.

Table Of Contents

Data Insights

  • Finding: Organizations of All Sizes Are Moving to the Cloud for Transactional Systems of Record
  • Finding: Cloud Momentum Is Consistently Higher Across Financial Business Applications This Year
  • Finding: Business Analytics and Enterprise Business Applications Continue as Top Investment Initiatives
  • Finding: Despite Investments in SCPM/FCPM That Have Been Made, Finance Needs Have Not Been Addressed
  • Finding: Postmodern ERP Approaches Lead Financial Management Business Application Selection
  • Finding: Blockchain Is Not an Investment Priority for Finance Leadership at Present
  • Methodology
  • Demographics

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