Explore Finance 2025, the newest addition to our Crunch Time series, which offers several predictions about how finance organisations might evolve over the next several years, becoming better, faster and probably less expensive.
Whether it's phone apps, home automation or cashless commerce, digital disruption is the new normal for consumers today. It's changing what we do - and how we get things done - in countless ways. What does this have to do with the future of finance? Everything.
The technologies needed to reimagine finance are here and will only get better. Plus, we can learn a lot from other business functions. Modern factories give us a glimpse of what automation can deliver. Smart contracts show us new ways of tracking assets. The lessons are out there, we don't have to reinvent the wheel. We can focus instead on adapting and adopting.
The report presents eight predictions about the future of finance, and explores several forward looking questions:
We explore business blockchains and how they're transforming the work of finance organisations around the world. From cloud computing and robotics to analytics, cognitive technologies, and blockchain, a new class of digital disruptors is transforming finance work.
Cognitive technologies have been adopted in other areas of business, inspiring finance to start learning about them, experimenting with them, and figuring out how to use them.
This report is a follow-up to Crunch time: Finance in a digital world, and provides a unique glimpse into what CFOs themselves are thinking about finance and what it means to make the digital journey.
Crunch time: Finance in a digital world
From cloud computing and robotics to analytics, artificial intelligence and automation, a new class of digital disruptors is transforming how business gets done. Expect these disruptors to have a big impact on the future of finance organisations. But what exactly will their impact be? What is the future of finance in the face of these developments?
Published: July 2018