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.
In order to monitor how today’s corporate treasury functions are preparing to transform to Treasury 4.0, HSBC commissioned a survey answered by over 200 corporate treasurers from large-scale businesses around the world. The research delved into the extent of change treasury teams expect, as well as the technology, treasury techniques, and team talent they believe will be transformative in the near future.
Zuellig Pharma receives a very high volume of customer remittances at month end, which was causing accounts receivable (AR) reconciliation delays. Zuellig responded by implementing HSBC’s dynamic virtual accounts (VA) solution together with robotic process automation (RPA), which has enhanced throughput, customer satisfaction and the company’s working capital position.
Robotic Process Automation is really as simple and powerful as it sounds, providing organisations with the tools to create their own configurable software robots to automate multiple business processes in a non-disruptive and non-invasive manner.
Claiming the ‘Best Bank Connectivity’ accolade in TMI’s 2019 Awards for Innovation and Excellence, DBS has worked with numerous companies to create and deliver API leveraging solutions that enhance customer and employee experience across a broad range of industries.
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.