Human Insights

Insights and perspectives from our global thought leaders. 

Why Now Is the Time for Finance Transformation

With cash flows squeezed by the dramatic slowdown many have faced as COVID-19 continues to spread, some firms are struggling for their very survival. Yet, I’m convinced that now—even in the midst of the pandemic—is the time to transform the way finance and accounting teams work.

Embarking on the Journey of Agile Transformation

Whether your business is looking to avoid extinction or to capitalize on new opportunities, you must recognize that business agility and collaboration are the sine qua non for recognizing financial rewards from high-speed, incremental delivery of risk-free value at scale.

Closing the Books on the First Financial Close of the Pandemic

The financial close is a stressful time, even under ordinary circumstances. Getting through it in the midst of a pandemic—with everyone working remotely—would have been unimaginable. Now that we’ve done it a couple of times, what have we learned? And how can you be better prepared for next time?

Digital Ethics & Privacy: Doing the Right Thing with Data

From repurposing robots to help hospitals care for patients to mobilizing support for a virtual workforce, businesses have quickly transformed their operations to contain the spread of COVID-19. But many worry these actions could have the unintended side effect of sidelining privacy and data protection.