Capitalizing on Transformational Forces – Cloud, Analytics, Mobility and Social Business – to Drive Better Business Outcomes

This Webcast will describe how those who lead their finance organizations should be thinking

According to the IBM Global C-suite study, CEOs indicate that technology is the single most important external force shaping their organizations' futures. Technologies that  encompass the cloud, as well as analytics, mobility and social business, are not just part of the infrastructure needed to execute a business strategy. They are what make entirely new strategies possible.

This Webcast will describe how those who lead their finance organizations should be thinking about these new capabilities to help their companies drive greater agility, business insight and better outcomes.

By attending this Webcast, you will:

  1. Understand the value of the cloud, Big Data analytics, mobility and social business to the finance organization;
  2. Learn how to increase collaboration and deliver more timely, reliable business insight; and
  3. Find out how to apply these technologies in practical, yet strategic ways.


Allan Frank, Principal, Global IT Advisory Practice and Co-Founder, The Hackett Group

Allan Frank is one of the original co-founders of The Hackett Group and its implementation business, Answerthink.  He has 38 years of technology and business leadership, knowledge and experience and is an acknowledged thought leader and visionary.   His background includes becoming the first CTO for the City of Philadelphia; co-founder and President of Management Consulting and CTO of Return on Intelligence, Inc., a global IT services company; and Partner-in-Charge of Enabling Technologies Consulting and CTO with KPMG. 

Allan is a recognized expert in the areas of information delivery, decision support and knowledge management. He was named Top 10 Innovator of the year by InformationWeek and Premier100 Top IT Leader by Computerworld magazines.  Harvard Business School has written case studies on his work in knowledge management. 

Tony Levy, Business Unit Executive, Business Analytics, IBM Software Group

Mr. Levy is a business unit executive within IBM Business Analytics software solutions group. He more than 20 years in operations and enterprise software, and his mission is to understand the challenges facing enterprises in the areas of financial and operational performance management, as well as the application of IBM Business Analytics software to help companies drive greater performance.

Tony Levy Allan Frank
Tony Levy
Business Unit Executive
Business Analytics
IBM Software Group
Allan Frank
Principal, Global IT Advisory Practice
The Hackett Group

About the Speaker

Joe Fleischer

Webcast Producer with CFO Publishing


Joe Fleischer's LinkedIn page offers daily stories geared specifically for finance executives. Coverage includes original reporting on new accounting standards, recent capital-raisings, risk management, and professional career development. The site also features proprietary benchmarking tools and calculators, plus a full set of related directories, special reports, and buyer’s guides. In addition, provides complete online editions of CFO magazine.

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