Concurrent Sessions

Thursday, April 7

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

The rules of business success are changing in the twenty-first century, and so is the role of finance. Join Oracle Group Vice President Rod Johnson as he explains why finance is becoming the new guidance system for the enterprise, providing invaluable insights that the business can use to exploit disruption and lead transformation. You’ll walk away with practical advice on how to create a modern finance organization able to measure, monitor, and report on the new digital KPIs driving growth today.

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

With 84 percent of CFOs believing that half of their transactions will be delivered through the cloud within the next four years, now is the time to modernize your back-office systems and run your business with dramatically less complexity and investment. Join this session to learn the current trends driving cloud ERP adoption and the key questions that are top of mind for every CFO and finance leader, and get a sneak peek at the latest cloud ERP innovations.

11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Operating in a highly competitive and rapidly changing market, Sun-Times sought a scalable, lower-cost alternative to its legacy ERP solution that would deliver the modern functionality its workforce needed while reducing IT costs. Join this session to learn more about how Sun-Times chose to implement Oracle ERP Cloud financials to modernize its ERP capabilities and reduce spend on internal IT maintenance.

11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

The key drivers of twenty-first century shareholder value are data, analytics, and the new cloud paradigm. Finance professionals who successfully embrace new business models and accurately value intangible assets (customer behavior, human capital, and intellectual property), alongside traditional assets (buildings, inventory, and machinery), will lead their companies to profitability and success. Stewardship of this new, digitally enabled enterprise rests with CFOs who successfully master modern finance to digitally transform their organizations. Attend this session to lean how finance leaders who embrace modern finance principles such as the knowledge-empowered CFO, real-time decision-making, and effective collaboration will achieve greater success for themselves and their companies.