directors, their role has historically been viewed as that of recorder, scorekeeper, and information provider to corporate decision makers. By relying on traditional accounting, enterprise resource planning systems, and spreadsheets for legal and management information, they have struggled to support rapidly changing business needs.

That may be changing with the advent of financial decision-support software, and CFOs are set to play a more pivotal role in modern management.

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