1st Edition

Finance Transformation Leadership on Digital Transformation and Disruptive Innovation

By Aikta Varma, Tarnveer Singh Copyright 2025
    256 Pages
    by CRC Press

    256 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Finance Transformation: Leadership on Digital Transformation and Disruptive Innovation is a general and wide-ranging survey of Finance Transformation and Emerging Technologies. Finance and IT have long been important areas of any business, but recent technological developments are both innovating and disrupting both. This book lays a path towards the benefits and away from potential risks. It covers the widest array of topics from quantum computing to blockchain technology, from organizational culture and diversity to hybrid working, from regulation to cybersecurity. Written by two vastly experienced industry professionals, the book includes real-life examples and up-to-date references. It will be of particular interest to business stakeholders, executives, and policymakers.

    Chapter 1 The Context and Case for Finance Transformation. Chapter 2 Finance Transformation: Revolutionising the Future of Financial Management. Chapter 3 Finance Strategy. Chapter 4 Finance Leadership. Chapter 5 Finance Operating Model. Chapter 6 Refine Process and Policy. Chapter 7 Finance Technology. Chapter 8 Finance Automation. Chapter 9 Artificial Intelligence. Chapter 10 Machine Learning. Chapter 11 ERP Systems and Implementation. Chapter 12 Robotic Process Automation (RPA): Eliminating Redundancy and Maximising Capacity. Chapter 13 Accelerating Cloud Adoption. Chapter 14 Quantum Computing. Chapter 15 Blockchain Technology. Chapter 16 Web 3. Chapter 17 Internet of Things (IoT). Chapter 18 Data Science, Analytics and Finance Data Management. Chapter 19 Cybersecurity During Transformation. Chapter 20 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Regulations Requirements. Chapter 21 Case Studies of Successful Finance Transformation. Chapter 22 Sustainability: Transformation to a Sustainable Business Model. Chapter 23 ESG Transformation: Addressing Climate Change, Biodiversity and Social Impact. Chapter 24 Organisation Design. Chapter 25 Organisational Culture. Chapter 26 Finance Talent: Empowerment and Enablement. Chapter 27 Motivating Your Finance Team Through Transformation. Chapter 28  How Diversity In Finance Talent Can Drive Transformation. Chapter 29 Research with Female Finance Leaders and Empowering Talent. Chapter 30 How Aligning Digital Strategies Can Drive Business Outcomes. Chapter 31 Strategic Planning: Optimising Budgeting and Forecasting. Chapter 32 Finance Specialisms. Chapter 33 How Transformation Can Revolutionise Performance Management. Chapter 34 Effective Cost and Profitability Management. Chapter 35  Business Partnering. Chapter 36 Boosting Employee Performance in the Age of Hybrid Working. Chapter 37 Hire, Retain and Develop Digital Skills. Conclusion: The Future of Digital Transformation in Financial Services

    Biography

    Aikta Varma is an experienced finance leader with 16 years of progressive leadership experience at Financial Services (FS) firms including Paragon Banking Group (FTSE 250 listed) and KPMG.

    Tarnveer Singh, Director (Security and Compliance) at Cyber Wisdom Ltd., He is an experienced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the Insurance sector and many other sectors.