Maximizing Value from the Maturing Shared Services and BPO Market  


Welcome to the Finance Transformation Leaders Conference post event site. Here you will find an overview of the event, presentations to download, photos and dates of next events and meetings to continue the debate and networking.

Event Summary

Maximizing Value from the Maturing Shared Services and BPO Market was the theme of the first CorporateLeaders Finance Transformation Leaders Conference which gathered some of the industry's most senior executives and renowned industry experts in Brussels on 22 October, 2008.

Attendees came from across Europe representing 30 industries where 63% were from corporations transforming their operations, 23% from service provider, consulting and advisory firms and 14% from other areas. The event covered important aspects from the key drivers for continuous finance transformation to the global footprint for shared services.

The event was very lively and interactive specked with powerful plenary presentations and thought-provoking breakout sessions. One thing was clear from the onset and that was the current economic crisis was certainly at the forefront of every ones minds – particularly when talking about finance transformation.

The audience was polled (using an interactive polling system used throughout the conference) on the impact of the current financial crisis on business process transformation initiatives. 52% said that it would speed up their company’s approach to business process transformation, 24% said it would slow it down, 20% said they were uncertain, and 4% said it will have no impact.

The overarching response from the participants was that the event was a big success and provided them with good opportunities to discuss, challenge and capture insights and learnings to take back to their organizations. 




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