Next generation treasury functions will work in real-time, with highly integrated, automated systems. Treasury teams will leverage intelligent tools; data will power forward-looking decision-making; and manual legwork will give way to strategic thinking. But how can treasurers deploy innovations associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, to work towards this vision of Treasury 4.0?
There’s something delicious about an exclusive interview – especially when it involves Ole Matthiessen, Global Head of Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, candidly discussing the eyebrow-raising results of the bank’s latest corporate treasury survey.
Companies worldwide face an environment of change – ranging from new trade dynamics to evolving business models on the back of digitisation. Ron Chakravarti, Global Head of the Treasury Advisory Group, Citi, explains how corporate treasurers can stay ahead of the curve by reviewing treasury structures, technology and talent.
At a time where the consequences of technological weakness have never been greater, treasurers are struggling to prioritise modernising their treasury functions. Treasury technology previously considered inessential, has the potential to soon become the industry standard, creating a plethora of issues for those who fail to invest promptly.
A long-term partnership between ION's Treasury Reval and Petrofac's treasury function has undergone a radical pivot, setting the company’s treasury organisation is among the world’s elite, defining new benchmarks across the industry, as well as disrupting two critical pain points for practitioners: bank account management and the trade confirmation process beyond FX.