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Industry Leading Solution Providers
Meet One2One with the partners best suited to tackle your unique challenges.
Over 30 Speakers
Learn from the leaders driving Finance innovation in our rapidly evolving climate.
Enjoy complimentary gifts on us, simply for taking part and exploring innovation in your sector.
Using the same data-driven matching logic as our in-person events, we take the legwork out of finding new partners. Meet directly with companies vetted specifically for you to confidently tackle your challenges, within your budget and time frame. There is a minimum of 6 meetings, and no maximum.
The challenge of digital is no exotic location, no 5-star dining, and no face time. But we do have a quite brilliant system connecting you with the right people and rewarding you for it. Take all 6 solution provider meetings and we’ll thank you generously. Being a business leader is tough, especially at the moment; you’re well-deserving of an exceptional experience, no matter the limitations.
Watch it when it’s released, or later on demand. Your experience is up to you.
This session will cover the benefits of digital technologies, having skilled talent and an organisation that nurtures innovation. It will cover the importance of getting and retaining executive buy in of digital technology, skilled talent and innovation. Finally, it will cover some key tips and techniques for gaining and retaining executive buy in – including considering cost, risk and benefit.
Accounting and Finance has long been a high-ROI target for automation, yet there is more to be gained than from throwing technologies such as RPA and OCR at the problem. A modern approach to transforming this shared service puts user experience, citizen developers and globalization at the center of design, resulting in higher rates of straight-through processing, user adoption and scalability across a global organization. Learn how Siemens took this approach to raise the bar on its AP operation to meet tighter SLAs, accelerate its payback and prepare for rapid growth and change. In this session, we will cover:
Discussion on Rittal UK experience using low coding applications such as HCL Domino and Microsoft Power Apps and low cost hardware such as Rasperry Pi to develop workflows, databases and data visualisation tools.
Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” This Chinese proverb goes to the essence of what is required for successful change management. Those involved in experiencing the change need to believe and understand it. They need to feel the experience is of benefit to them. Therefore the importance of understanding the human impact of any change is crucial. It requires strong leadership; it requires impactful communication; it requires very careful planning and it requires supreme patience.
Anyone engaging in a digital transformation can benefit from hearing about some case studies and best practices. The benefits of cloud and automation technology are plentiful but it has to come in parallel with process. This session will take you through some useful considerations as you go through your own transformation.
Business executives around the world say their understanding of the universe of strategic risk is changing. Managing risk effectively has always been a touchstone of the most successful companies. In today’s risky business environment, plans are hardly the sole reliable tool provided the complexity of unpredictable factors. Volatility of the business environment and associated risks as well as mitigation / limitation set-up actions are at the forefront of business investment expectations and a fundamental
In an ever changing world, the CFO is expected to highly participate, even more so to lead the change. How to do that? What is the importance of company culture in there and how can you contribute as finance? And how can we apply that learning to any large transformation projects and in digitisation?
At EDF UK the Enterprise IT function reports to the CFO and has direct accountability for EDF UKs enabling IT services. Over the last 2 years we’ve been changing the way we provide IT with less of a focus on Capital investment and asset management and more of a focus on user experience, collaboration and productivity. One trigger for this change was a visit I made to our UK customer contact centres in Sunderland which set in train a series changes that ultimately meant the IT team were able to respond with agility and bias to action to the challenges of moving a workforce from office to home working, almost overnight, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Organizations are similar to human bodies in that they have a number of vital organs or functions that all need to collaborate to make things work. Having said that it is still very common to encounter silo organizations in which the key functions work towards their own goals and in their own way, with little to no cross-functional collaboration and alignment. Breaking down these silos and aligning the entire organization towards a common goal working as an intricate and collaborative community is one of the most important tasks of business leaders today.
The pandemic has brought to light the fragility of enterprise cost structures, lack of accurate and timely information, and a poor cash flow management. In a changing and uncertain economic environment, the challenge for finance leaders is to achieve a strategic cost transformation with a range of digital accelerators that can go beyond short-term cost savings. This actionable and pragmatic approach will enable organisations to protect margins, improve cash liquidity, and boost bottom-line performance.
CONNECT CFO is invitation-only for Finance executives. Exclusivity lets us cater to your specific challenges and keep you in the company of the leaders driving progress in your field.
We only work with the best in class. All solution providers are thoroughly vetted, and matched to you based on your specific challenges and current projects.
CONNECT CFO Virtual Summit is the digital counterpart to the invitation-only summit for Finance executives. CONNECT bridges you to the information and solutions most relevant to your top priorities.
CONNECT CFO Virtual Summit is unique in its ability to connect you to qualified solution providers. Our partners are willing to cover the cost of your attendance, in order to gain access to such an exclusive audience.
Your virtual pass includes:
*All sessions and their recordings
*6-8 one-on-one meetings with vetted solution providers, specifically matched to you
*£300-£500 in gifts upon meeting completion
Based on the details of your registration, we carefully select at least 6 best-fit solution providers for you to meet with. Each meeting is 30 minutes long and focused on solving a specific priority you have listed. Once completed, you’re eligible to receive a gift package. All meetings will take place on Zoom and all logistics are handled for you!
We are looking for executives with genuine needs for new solutions and buying influence or authority. Invitations are extended to C-level executives, SVPs, VPs, Directors and Managers within all functions of Finance.
Yes! But only for your One2Onemeetings. The summit sessions, however, will all be available to you on demand to watch at your leisure, anytime, any place.
There’s a lot of reasons to attend! For starters, CONNECT CFO Virtual Summit is the only online event customised to help you with your current challenges. You’ll learn from industry veterans and connect to the solutions you need. Your time is valuable and sticking to your budget is more important than ever. CONNECT is designed to help you maximise your time and money for the best possible results.
Exciting news! All of our executive tools and services are now available under one roof. Quartz Network now includes Quartz Events, our industry-leading executive summits, Quartz Education, our on-demand peer-led content, and Quartz Network Solutions, our streamlined B2B solution-finding platform.