Treasurers are making huge efforts to embrace digitisation, but they cannot do it alone. As such, they are turning to their relationship banks for smart solutions. In turn, banks are leveraging fintech collaborations and client co-creation sessions to deliver cutting-edge offerings. But is this enough to enable true digital transformation for treasury?
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.
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.
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.
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.