I was lucky enough to spend some time at Sage Transform this week. On top of meeting with the people that run the Partner Program at Sage, I got to spend some time with many of their clients. I had some great conversations and learned quite a bit.
The thing I heard over and over is that the role of the CFO is ever changing. Implementing technology and tracking metrics/KPI's are going to be key to success at any organization. "Finance leaders can no longer afford to simply operate the finance and accounting functions. You are strategic advisors to the company—especially in project- and service-based organizations. By collaborating closely with the operations team, you can have a big impact on the key metric for success."
Spiff can do everything the article is talking about, and then some. Check out the entire article here. Definitely worth the read.