Finance in 2020: Analytics Will Bury Boring Tasks

Published On:
February 25, 2016
Authored By:
Mary Driscoll
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In an interconnected and technology-enabled world, people take it for granted that when they need just about anything they can have it. Yet, despite such technological leaps that have completely transformed the way business is done, inside many finance organizations, very little has changed in the last 30 years. Analytics looks poised to change that as it brings promises of using computing power to help finance to move forward.

Mary Driscoll, APQC's Senior Research Fellow in Financial Management, draws on the views of  David Axson in his December 2015 webinar, Finance 2020: The Rise of Analytics Competency. The angle: potential for technological change in finance after years of promises.