The key role of finance in best-run businesses

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IDC’s recommendations for leveraging intelligent technology


According to a recent IDC survey of nearly 2,000 midsize companies around the world, finance teams in the best-run businesses are leading the way in using intelligent technologies and focusing on the importance of data.


  • 54% are using innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • 77% believe that new, disruptive technologies can provide their business with a competitive advantage
  • 84% are working to eliminate data silos and share insights across the company


For expert insights and recommendations, read the IDC InfoBrief sponsored by SAP, (Register to download) “The Finance Role in Best-Run Midsize Companies: Improving Decision-Making Using Intelligent Technologies.”