Teams should have the freedom to choose the combination of systems (ERP, CRM, HRIS, Billing) that are best for their company.
The days of painful, time consuming implementations and heavy spending on professional services are a thing of the past. Next generation platforms need to be user friendly, integrating with your tech stack should take minutes not months.
Finance becomes a strategic function when numbers are well understood across the business, and the most pressing business questions can be answered quickly - even as facts on the ground are changing.
By necessity, CFOs need to be part data analyst, part systems analyst in order to understand what's happening across the business in real time. The CFO is now a technical role, and the toolkit they need to do their job should address technical challenges.