Leading finance organizations costs have plateaued in recent years because they have already squeezed as much inefficiency out of their finance operations as possible with their pre-existing tools. Reducing finance cost is not just an exercise in cutting expense. It’s about building a leaner organization that frees up funds for redeployment into growth opportunities; and creates a more agile base for finance to be responsive to the demands of its stakeholders. How can it break through the cost barrier? One answer is by more broadly adopting digital technologies.