Movers & appointments, News / 22 March 2013 /
Kyriba, the leader in cloud-based treasury management solutions, has appointed former RightNow Technologies executive and Oracle group vice president, Marcus Bragg, as president. In this role, Bragg will oversee global go-to-market strategy and execution, aligning sales, marketing, product and customer experience operations to maximise client success and value. (more…)
March 2013 / 18 March 2013 / Frances Faulds, Columnist, FX-MM
The growing use of the cloud is spurring a significant change in the approach being taken to the provision of corporate treasury services. Frances Faulds finds there is no going back as treasurers look for technology that will help them lead the way in a volatile and uncertain business environment.
February 2013 / 7 February 2013 / Ben Stollard, Kyriba
While corporations have embraced cloud technology for everything from customer relationship management to recruitment, one area of the business has lagged behind. CFOs and treasurers are often slower to bring their systems into the cloud than their colleagues across the business – but what’s holding them back and how could they benefit from cloud technology, asks Ben Stollard, VP, Northern Europe at Kyriba?
The use of cloud technology by corporations has mushroomed in recent years. As the concept of cloud has gained greater acceptance at a consumer level, companies have increasingly recognised the benefits that cloud-based systems can bring to their businesses. As a result, many have moved away from technology, which is installed in-house and instead have adopted cloud-based systems like Salesforce.com for customer relationship management and NetSuite for ERP.
But while the use of cloud technology has become mainstream elsewhere in the corporate environment, the areas of finance and treasury have tended to lag behind. All too often the CFO is the last person in the organisation to take their technology into the cloud. (more…)