Innovation Nation

Winter 2015

There are three things that a CFO is responsible for – the business, the shareholders and the regulatory authorities, which are all served by a massive data lake.”

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Focus on the World-Class CFO

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Capgemini impressed us with its guaranteed commitment to transforming Ferro’s operations.”

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Jeff Rutherford CFO, Ferro
CFO Thought Leadership “A world-class CFO must balance risk and reward to deliver secure and profitable growth.” Chris Stancombe discusses the responsibilities, KPIs and considerations of a world-class CFO. read more on Innovation Nation
Insightful Controllership “Is the financial controller role just a process-driven accounting function? Or is it more than this?” Andrzej Hutniczak explains how to bring more insight into your controllership function. read more

BPO in Action

FP&A-as-a-Stack A look at the objectives of budgeting and some of the common challenges companies face. Divya Kumar Director, Analytics read more
T&E-as-a-Stack Why efficiency of the T&E function is a good indicator of the strength of our processes. Andrzej Hutniczak Senior Vice President, Head of Finance and Accounting Outsourcing read more
Tax Efficient Accounting What companies should do to meet their obligations efficiently and transparently across international borders. Magda Mattel Senior Manager, Business Services Product Development and Market Position read more on Innovation Nation
“Focusing 100% on people and people-centric businesses has enabled us to build easy to adopt solutions.” Interview with Jose Duarte CEO of Unit 4 read more

Centers of Excellence A look at some of the innovations and achievements
from across our global delivery centers.

Sarasota USA We are helping one of the world’s leading shipping and logistics companies clean up their receivables for year-end using a risk-free approach designed by our Collections Center of Excellence where the client bears no cost unless historical metrics are surpassed. This plug and play model is ideal for optimizing cash flow and working capital at the end of the calendar or fiscal year.
Guatemala City Guatemala Our team has deployed RPA “artifacts” that enable handling high peak volumes of transactions with minimal human intervention, increasing quality through additional validations, while decreasing employee overtime during holiday periods.
Campinas Brasil In collaboration with our new RPA partner, UiPath, we have successfully implemented a pilot on an invoice automation solution for a manufacturing client that cuts the time and cost required to process invoices by more than half, while shifting experienced employees into more advanced roles.
Stockholm Sweden With the help of the IBX Business Network, Novozymes increased contractual compliance of indirect spend by 20 points between 2012 and 2015 while improving productivity in procurement by 31%.
Kraków Poland We opened a new Innovation Lab for BPO delivery teams to access the latest technologies, expert advice and training, which enables us to drive innovative continuous improvement initiatives for our clients.
Nanhai China We successfully completed the first PMO-as-a-Service assignment for a new global client, where the team assisted with the SSC FAO workflow and put new standard operating procedures in place, resulting in very positive feedback from the client.
Bangalore India Syngenta won the 2015 NASSCOM BPM “Pioneer” Award, which recognizes organizations that have been instrumental in the growth of the business services industry in India. Capgemini originally nominated Syngenta for this award in support of our longstanding relationship with such a strong BPM-industry pioneer, and we are extremely proud and excited that the nomination has succeeded.

Trichy offers high quality delivery at a cost advantage, making it an extremely compelling competitive proposition.”

Interview with Harinarayanan Srinivasan, Center Head for Capgemini BPO Transaction Centers in India read more on Innovation Nation
Capgemini has announced a five-year contract to provide IT infrastructure services to Nationwide. read more
Capgemini positioned as a Leader and Star Performer by Everest Group. read more
Capgemini helps the Jardine Restaurant Group achieve cost efficiencies up by 50% thanks to finance transformation. read more

Meet the Experts

Unlocking the Future 
Value Network with
Digital Supply Chain
Raman Katyal Vice President, Strategic Growth
& Global Account Management
Contract Management:
3 Reasons to Invest in Transformation
Craig Conte Head of Contract Compliance
& Optimization (CCO)
Taking eProcurement
to the Next Level
Nicklas Brändström CEO, Head of IBX Business Network
Using Automation to Boost Enterprise Risk Management: Some Real-World Cases Ajay Gupta Head, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC)
Robotic Process Automation:
A Latin American Perspective
Gustavo Tasner Vice President, Head of Delivery Operations
“Mr. Service Engineer, did I buy this car?” Lakshman Aragam Senior Manager Engineering Services Business Development
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