CFO Edge Strategic Partners

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DIAMOND PARTNER

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A new world needs new ways forward. Together, we can find new paths.

The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products and services. The Group is one of the largest listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange and is included in the Morgan Stanley Capital Global Index.

The key financial objective of the Group is to have Total Shareholder Return in the top quartile of our Australian listed peers over each rolling five-year period. Total Shareholder Return is calculated as the growth in the value of the investment in the Group’s shares, assuming all dividends are reinvested in shares at the point dividends are paid.

PLATINUM PARTNERS

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Businesses have been relying on growth for decades and attention has not been focused on cost optimisation. In the current economic climate where growth has slowed, cost reduction has become a key business priority.

There are effective IT solutions and models that can be adopted and deployed to meet these challenges. The maturity in the market is growing, however having an experienced service orchestrator and partner community is essential to get the balance of commodity, powerful secure cloud and client intimacy.

Hybrid IT allows business to realize the value of IT, eliminating expensive projects, cost overruns, significant CapEx investment, and frustration with the delivery of measurable business outcomes.

Cloud has grown in its maturity and the question is how to remove the high cost on-premise model whilst maintaining security? Symantec will articulate that secure cloud integration is available to respond to economic and volatile business demands.

Security is a foundational pillar of innovative New World solutions. A strategic security framework empowers the enterprise to seize opportunities and leapfrog the competition in the highly mobile, cloud powered marketplace that is the modern business environment.

ASG Group will provide a real insight into how proven approaches and integrated solutions deliver organisational OPEX and CAPEX savings of between 25%-50%.

It will cultivate an interactive debate to analyse specific customer challenges and define new solutions. Business outcomes under consideration include:

  • Increasing efficiency and agility
  • OPEX and CAPEX Cost reduction
  • Process optimisation and automation
  • Transforming Operational Visibility
  • IT and Business Agility
  • Business outcomes delivered
  • Securing the Enterprise whilst adopting the cloud
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Domo brings the information you care about in one place to make faster, better‑informed decisions.

Domo helps employees—from the CEO to the front line worker—optimize business performance by connecting them to the data and people they need to improve business results. With Domo, customers can access relevant insights, collaborate with colleagues, and make faster, better-informed decisions across the organization. Domo’s customers include 20% of the Fortune 50, as well as a host of fast-growth companies in every vertical. Learn more at Domo.com

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Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. More than 1,000 organizations, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.
Today’s businesses compete in markets that are increasingly global, highly competitive, and rapidly changing. At the same time, finance organisations face mounting pressure to spend less time managing transactions and more time supporting strategic decision-making. Existing on-premise software simply cannot address these challenges.

Workday started from a clean sheet of paper and reinvented a modern financial management solution that combines in-memory accounting and analytics with a modern user experience to support the needs of businesses—today and into the future.

Workday Financial Management is built on an adaptive, global foundation that is seamlessly unified with the Workday suite of enterprise cloud applications. It gives finance organizations visibility, control, and consistency throughout global operations.

By combining transactions, accounting, analytics, and “always on” audit in one system, Workday empowers decision-makers with in-the-moment and on-the-go financial and business insight they can act upon.

GOLD PARTNER

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Responsive guidance when it matters most.

AIG® is one of the world’s leading insurance organisations, with more than 90 million customers around the globe. We’re leaders globally in property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, mortgage insurance, and other financial services including a comprehensive suite of solutions for businesses operating in Australia and around the world. Our worldwide perspective offers the benefit of global experience and anticipation of emerging risks while our local presence provides access to professionals who understand your unique market needs.

Cyber risk has become a real liability risk for businesses around the world. CyberEdge®, AIG’s cyber security insurance, addresses the liability of companies arising from data protection laws, the management of personal data and the consequences of losing corporate information.

CyberEdge offers businesses an end-to-end risk management solution to stay ahead of the curve of cyber security risk. CyberEdge helps our customers to prevent and safeguard against data breaches, computer hacking, employee error and more.

PREMIUM SILVER PARTNERS

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BOARD… the new era of decision-making – analyse, simulate, plan and predict in a single platform.

Nowadays you can find plenty of point solutions for data visualisation, data discovery, planning, forecasting and advanced analytics, but when it comes to making decisions you would need all of them perfectly integrated and able to share the same metrics, the same data, the same view of customers, products and markets.

By integrating Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management in a single product, BOARD helps companies manage and control the entire decision-making process: from data collection to information analysis; from goal-setting to decision-making; from operational execution to results monitoring.

Along with delivering an unmatched speed in building applications the innovative “toolkit approach” provides an intuitive self-service analysis environment bringing the benefits of Business Intelligence and Performance Management to every user.

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Business Intelligence & Corporate Performance Management for Finance People.

CALUMO is a local Australian software provider – dedicated to making software tools which make the professional lives of finance people better.

CALUMO is a provider of Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management solutions for enterprise-wide Business Analytics, Reporting, Budgeting and Planning.

CALUMO saves you time and money while assuring data accuracy, helping finance teams balance the pressures of the business alongside statutory requirements.

CALUMO empowers your organisation with automated reporting and budgeting solutions that significantly enhance your corporate, financial and operational reporting. We’ve successfully delivered business intelligence solutions to organisations around the world, from not-for-profits and small to medium-sized enterprises, to listed companies and government organisations.

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Better Data. Better Analytics. We help organisations get the information edge.

Superior customer service and market-leading innovation are fundamental principles driving Information Builders. Our only interest is making sure our customers can apply intelligence, integration, and integrity solutions to dramatically improve performance within the entire organization. For over 40 years, customer success has been everything at Information Builders.

We believe everyone in your organization makes decisions and therefore requires accurate data to do so. We help integrate all your information, no matter where it resides, and deliver it to anyone, anytime, anywhere, in any format – so you can enhance operations, maximize performance and gain competitive edge

Our solutions have received top recognition from independent analyst research firms including Gartner, Forrester, Ventana Research, BARC, Butler, Bloor, and The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI).

Designed to address a broad range of information needs, our technology is used by thousands of customers and millions of users globally in virtually every industry to enhance a wide variety of functional processes.

We have Solutions whether your Data Strategy is to:

  • Harmonise – Data integration, cleansing, mastering and preparation
  • Visualise – Self-Service tools for business users
  • Operationalise – Self-Service InfoApps™ for the masses
  • Monetise – Strategic, large-scale revenue-generating BI applications
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The New Approach to Early Risk Detection.

Rethink enterprise risk profiling. ResponSight is a fresh approach to isolating and aggregating risk, so you know where to prioritise, all the time.

While traditional systems actively search for threats (and miss many, while alerting on false positives), ResponSight’s approach focuses on monitoring user activity and machine. ResponSight performs analytics using activity metrics and statistical data to determine a behavioural fingerprint. Only when behaviour differs from the expected profile or predicted behaviour is the alarm raised.

Enterprises are particularly vulnerable with personal data, commercial and IP assets at risk of breach, harming your customers – and your brand reputation.

Get early warning of changes in risk, before front line detection. Internally, minimise the financial and strategic impact of the breach, and act to block weaknesses in organisational defence. Externally, limit any impact to your customers, decide how you notify the market of the breach and act to minimise the impact on your organisation’s reputation.

SILVER PARTNERS

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Business Planning & Execution for Sales, Operations & Finance.

Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s cloud platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes.

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World’s Number 1 Software for Boards.

Diligent Boards is the world’s leading board collaboration software solution. Designed for board members to access and review board materials in real-time from anywhere in the world, Diligent’s board portal is available across all devices.

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Relationship Beyond the Contract.

HCL Technologies helps global enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Through innovative technology solutions built around Digital, IoT, Cloud, Automation, Cybersecurity, Analytics, Infrastructure Management and Engineering Services, amongst others, we solve complex business problems for our clients. We are a ‘next-generation’ technology firm, driven by a unique Mode 1-2-3 strategy that not only acts as our roadmap for the future, but also a powerful model for any enterprise looking to thrive in this age of disruption.

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Make every decision count.  Modernising Finance In The Cloud.

More so then ever businesses require the ability to react quickly to unforeseen events and changes in their markets.  Companies that are strong in planning, analytics and reporting, and invest in people and systems that make this a reality, perform better. Inside Info are financial and business analytics specialists that work with midsize and enterprise organisations to improve performance through better use of information.

Since 2003, we’ve helped transform over 120 organisations to be more data driven using progressive, disruptive software platforms: Qlik the leader in self-serve business intelligence, visual dashboards, analysis and operational reporting, and Host Analytics recognised by Gartner as only one of two Leaders for both Cloud Strategic CPM (budgeting, forecasting, planning & modelling) and Cloud Financial CPM (financial reporting and financial consolidation) in its 2017 CPM Magic Quadrants. These two leading technology platforms are both enterprise-class and agile with high user adoption and low TCO.

Inside Info launched both Qlik and Host Analytics to Australia. We’re a top level Qlik Elite Solutions Partner and exclusive provider of Host Analytics locally.

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Jedox is a leading Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management solutions provider.

Jedox’s unified planning, analysis and reporting empowers decision-makers from finance, sales, purchasing and marketing. Jedox helps business users work smarter, streamline business collaboration, and make insight-based decisions with confidence.

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MasterCard Commercial Payment Solutions Advanced Solutions To Enhance Your Business.

MasterCard offers commercial solutions that help large corporations, mid-sized companies, small businesses and public sector organisations to streamline their payment processes, manage information and reduce administrative costs.

We offer various corporate payment products, including corporate cards, purchasing cards and lodge accounts that allow corporations to manage expenses and provide corporations with additional transactional detail.  Our Multinational Corporate Program allows issuers to manage and consolidate these programs for multinational organisations that require commercial cards in more than one country. We also offer public sector entities a variety of payment programs that are similar to the programs offered to corporations.

MasterCard also has developed programs that offer benefits to organisations ranging from small businesses to large corporations by integrating payment transaction data into financial systems.  Such programs, which aim to facilitate paperless end-to-end corporate purchasing for businesses, include InControl for Commercial Payments® (single and limited use virtual accounts), the MasterCard Payment Gateway® (processing payments between buyers, sellers and financial institutions) and MasterCard Smart Data (management reporting), as well as tools to facilitate integration into enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs).

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Grow sales by accepting WeChat, Alipay and other Chinese payments and reduce costs with optimised traditional ecommerce and recurring payments processing

Novatti Group Limited (ASX:NOV) is a public listed company specialising in innovative payment solutions. Through its subsidiary China Payments, Novatti provides a full range of payment services including card and bank processing along with enabling Australian companies to access Chinese consumers using Chinese payment methods such as Wechat, Alipay, Baidu and multiple banks.  This allows Australian shops and ecommerce companies to sell to Chinese consumers and grow their businesses. Novatti provides digital wallet solutions and enabling platforms for rapid deployment of innovative mobile payment and m-commerce solutions. Novatti’s solutions drive business models for many financial services players in digital currencies, remittances and mobile payments. Novatti’s financial transactions subsidiaries Flexepin, MoniSend Africa, Flexewallet and TransferBridge provide a range of innovative financial transactions services in Australia and globally. Flexewallet holds an Australian Financial Services license for non-cash payment services such as digital wallets.

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Enabling Business Transformation through Process Compliance, Performance and Innovation.

Organisations are complex, and making sure all the moving parts are in sync is a tough enough task for CFOs.

CFOs that thrive in innovative and agile environments have something in common – they’ve made operational transparency a key part of their strategies. Transparency, however, is about more than gaining a holistic model of how inputs transform into outputs – it is also about transforming organisational culture, and the way people work.

Signavio solutions balance the need for organised processes with collaborative transformation within your business’ operations.

Signavio’s thoughtfully designed, robust business transformation suite combines powerful modelling, automation, and analytics capabilities with commenting and engagement functionality. Signavio makes it simple for your people to know exactly what they need to do to complete their work; and how their work fits into the organisation’s operational objectives.

Signavio is also designed with collaboration and engagement as top priorities. To achieve this, Signavio creates the foundation for bi-directional communication. CFOs are able to integrate their strategy quickly into the concrete operations of the business; and their people able to feed ideas, improvements, and innovations back up to leadership; helping create the operational feedback loop needed to propel your organisation forward.

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global IT services firm, engages with businesses across geographies to deliver consulting and business solutions with an unmatched level of certainty. As a leading Business Process Services (BPS) provider, TCS supports both industry specific processes and enterprise services, including finance and accounting (F&A), human resources (HR), supply chain management (SCM) and legal processing services (LPS).

Today, global enterprises understand the strategic importance of their F&A function. Also, CFOs focus on enhancing profit margins, improving working capital management, adhering to regulatory compliance, and mitigating risks. In this regard, TCS is helping CFOs reimagine their core functions digitally—enabling better decision making and stronger strategies. Our comprehensive F&A portfolio covers multiple workflows—accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial planning and analysis, trust accounting, treasury and billing service, general ledger services, CFO risk services, and order-to-cash.

With TCS ValueBPS™, organizations can identify strategic priorities and improve performance on significant metrics. Leveraging key levers like operations redesign, BPaaS platform solutions, analytics and insights, robotic process automation (RPA), IT-BPS synergy, and business process management (BPM), our ValueBPS™ delivers sustained business impact. We design, enable, and execute processes—helping clients transition into a real-time digital enterprise and enhance stakeholder value.

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The intelligence, technology and human expertise you need to find trusted answers.

Publishing company operating in the business and professional sectors. Its principal activities include providing electronic & paper-based legal, professional, financial information. It also produces solution-based software, provides webcasting services.

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UiPath is a leading provider of Robotic Process Automation technology enabling global enterprises to design, deploy and manage a full-fledged robotic workforce that mimics employees in administering rules-based tasks and frees them from the daily routine of rote work. The UiPath RPA computing platform is dedicated to automate business processes. It provides process modelling, change management, deployment management, access control, remote execution and scheduling, execution monitoring, auditing and analytics in full compliance with enterprise security and governance best practices.

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Webexpenses provides simple, intuitive cloud-based software for smarter expense management.

Webexpenses provides cloud-based software which transforms how companies manage their employee expenses. Simple and intuitive, our software turns a complex, manual process into an efficient, automated one, which is proven to save organisations both time and money.

Webexpenses works seamlessly across desktop, tablets, and smartphones, so expense claims can be built in just a few simple clicks. The mobile app helps users to fully manage their expenses on the go so claims can be built and submitted during business trips, saving employees valuable time when they are back in the office.

Powerful reporting tools and expenses data gives finance teams visibility over every part of the expenses process, from GST, pre-trip approval, projects, clients and entertainment. Handy alerts ensure that expense claims stay within company policy putting an end to exaggerated and false claims

Webexpenses integrates seamlessly with most leading financial systems and is flexible enough to be configured to any company set up – from small, medium and large.

We have a 97% client retention rate, an award-winning support team, and an online client support hub packed full of user guides and training videos.

Webexpenses is a tried-and-tested solution for over 1000 companies around the world.

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Everything your shift-based team needs to engage in their daily work life.

Youniverse gives control back to the individual and provides realtime visibility of dispersed workforces.
As a cloud-based application, the solution is available on both fixed and mobile devices, delivering services to managers and employees where and when required.

Youniverse simplifies and streamlines the manual, and often disconnected, processes businesses use to ensure the right person is in the right job at the right time. The platform offers a simple, highly engaging experience within a clean, modern application.