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Intelligent Technologies Are Revolutionizing Finance In Midsize Businesses

Midsize businesses across virtually every industry are actively adopting new technologies to drive better insights that support business strategy. However, recent IDC research suggests that only 50.2% of best-run midsize companies are supported by finance organizations that understand the power of data when ensuring timeliness, accuracy, and insight. Additionally, the research found that the biggest challenge for best-run midsize companies is the inability to provide timely financial insight relevant to decision makers in other departments across the enterprise. The biggest reason for this is that many finance organizations still subscribe to maintaining a growing inventory of spreadsheets, disconnected data sources, and manually created reports. To remain competitive, these businesses must be proactive about transforming their finance function with technologies that enable long-term growth.

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