Gartner Research

Finance Applications Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00375896

Analyst(s): John Van Decker , Greg Leiter


Finance applications now offer application leaders new functionality, deployment options and emerging technologies to successfully enable finance transformation, supporting process optimization and data-driven decision making.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What balance of SaaS versus on-premises versus hybrid application configuration is optimal?
    • How will finance applications leverage new technologies in support of digital business?
    • How are markets and vendors for finance applications evolving?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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