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Manufacturing Finance of the Future: The Digital CFO

 “The CFO function within manufacturing organizations needs to make significant changes to enable companies to meet the challenges of the shift to digital manufacturing, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing, or any one of the other associated names.”

Efforts to adapt finance functions to digital manufacturing has become a priority for modern CFOs in the industry. Manufacturers of all sizes are connecting finance directly to digital manufacturing’s data-rich environment with cutting-edge data analytics, revising strategic plans and accounting practices to incorporate new approaches to the market, and building new partnerships and finance arrangements with technology and equipment suppliers. The key to accomplishing this is developing the data analytics and systems capability to achieve real-time managerial costing and other business analytics and finding the flexibility and means to adapt the manufacturing business model and management capability to a digital Industry 4.0 world.

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