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Stories by Claudia Pirko

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Could improved intercompany financial management make your supply chain more resilient?
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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inventory management systems
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erp
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financing
Here in Australia and around the world, the pandemic was a huge wake-up call for businesses and organisations of all stripes and sizes.
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Why it makes sense to turn your finance function into a powerful business asset
Wed, 21st Sep 2022
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fintech
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workflow automation
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careers
Giving the members of your finance team the chance to develop professionally is good for their careers and your business.
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Top tips for making your finance transformation program a resounding success
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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digital transformation
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cloud services
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finance, leasing & rental
Automating your enterprise's finance function is a savvy move, but careful planning and execution are crucial.
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Ready to grow: How optimising accounts receivable can put your organisation in a prime position
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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cloud services
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capital
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it debt
Up to now, the automation wave has largely bypassed the accounts receivable department but it’s time that changed.
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IWD 2022: It’s time to eliminate the gender pay gap in the ICT industry
Tue, 8th Mar 2022
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dei
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ict
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women in technology
The gender pay gap in Australia persists across industries, including ICT, with a national gap of 14.2%. Women must negotiate for fair pay.
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Vital assets: Why modernising your organisation’s finance function has never been more important
Mon, 24th Jan 2022
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digital transformation
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finance, leasing & rental
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blackline
COVID-19 has highlighted the need for finance teams to adapt and invest in digital transformation, as outdated tools hinder growth and deter top talent.
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Automate or perish: why it’s past time for finance departments to scrap the spreadsheets
Mon, 23rd Aug 2021
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digital transformation
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financial software
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blackline
Financial planning and analysis software proves essential for businesses navigating the uncertain financial landscape post-COVID.
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FY2022: Why it’s a prime time for businesses to optimise their accounting operations
Mon, 12th Jul 2021
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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cfo
As the economies of Australia and New Zealand bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, finance leaders should be focused on technological transformation.
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Transforming the finance department: is your enterprise trucking or trailing?
Mon, 19th Apr 2021
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fintech
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rpa
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digitisation
Australian enterprises are prioritizing automation and digitization to avoid future disruptions, according to research.
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How more efficient financial management can help businesses bounce back after COVID-19
Fri, 12th Mar 2021
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it automation
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financial software
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blackline
To date, less than 10% of organisations globally have embraced financial automation, according to research commissioned by BlackLine in 2020.
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Why automating the finance function is critical for future growth
Fri, 27th Nov 2020
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cfo
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financial software
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blackline
Mid-market organizations express greatest dissatisfaction with accounting and finance functions, due to manual processes and lack of automation, says survey.
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Seven ways to increase trust in accounting processes
Mon, 2nd Nov 2020
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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blackline
Finance professionals find manual processes the most frustrating part of their roles, but there are ways to improve trust and automate accounting.
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How process automation can help in a COVID-19 world
Fri, 18th Sep 2020
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wfh
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remote working
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blackline
Extended lockdowns and remote working have highlighted the need for process automation in organizations' financial processes.
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Out of the office but still on the job: Continuous accounting helps finance departments carry on
Thu, 18th Jun 2020
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bi
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big data
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accounting systems
Aussie finance teams pivot to 'continuous accounting' amidst COVID-driven chaos, enabling remote work success.
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Doing more with less: How RPA will assist finance departments in the new economy
Mon, 4th May 2020
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rpa
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blackline
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financial institutions
In today’s challenging economic climate, Australian and New Zealand finance professionals are under pressure to up their output and contain costs.
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Tomorrow's CFO: Chief bean counter or strategic change leader?
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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rpa
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financial software
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blackline
CFOs in Aus and NZ embracing change, driving strategic evolution with tech & data-driven insights in 2020.
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Why confidence in your data is the key to long-term business success
Fri, 11th Oct 2019
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Highly accurate financials are crucial for trust and brand reputation, but errors can be damaging. Implementing systems for accuracy is key.
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Why finance and IT must work together to implement RPA
Tue, 9th Jul 2019
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accounting systems
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bi
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big data
Robotic process automation revolutionises Aussie finance departments, led by ICT champions.
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It's time for businesses to start building trust from the bottom line up
Mon, 8th Oct 2018
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cloud services
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data management
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opinion
Australian businesses, including big banks, are facing a trust problem as a Royal Commission reveals dubious practices.