From micro-hedging to leveraging data analytics, technology is radically changing the way treasurers manage foreign exchange (FX) risk. Philippe Gelis, CEO and Co-Founder, Kantox, discusses the true value of automating FX hedging, explains what makes fintech-bank partnerships a success for all involved, not least the corporate treasurer.
Sandy Kemper, C2FO is a man that thinks outside the box, a sentiment supported by his creation of the world’s first working capital marketplace. Here, Kemper shares his vision for the future of the company – and explains how corporates can leverage technology to turn receivables into cash flow and payables into income.
Despite initial industry scepticism, treasurers are beginning to get acquainted with artificial intelligence’s (AI) potential use cases. Nikolai Diekert, BELLIN, looks beyond the hype to provide a candid view on where the technology can add value.
Data from a recent HSBC survey titled 'Fit for the future: monitoring transformation to Treasury 4.0' suggests that many treasury and finance professionals believe that Industry 4.0 will be predominantly data-driven, combining the skills of treasury teams and emerging technologies to execute a successful treasury transformation.
The financial turbulence resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the importance of a good treasury management system (TMS). Michael Juen, Chief Customer Officer, BELLIN, explains why personalised TMS advisory services might be just as valuable as technical capabilities.
Over the past few years the strategic importance of the treasury function has been enhanced as financial institutions have been required to respond to the rapid pace of disruptive technological change. A failure to embrace these increasingly advanced technologies will result in treasuries falling behind the organisational development curve.