Just as growing companies plan to expand their operations internationally, corporate treasurers seek to identify new opportunities and take on challenges. The two seem to go hand in hand, as new challenges and difficulties materialize around every corner. Certainly the most daunting challenge that the global economy has been presented with recently is the COVID-19 outbreak. The recent outbreak represents a global health emergency and the biggest challenge the global economy has faced in over a decade. The fact that very few saw it coming highlights the shortcomings companies, even successful ones, can face.
In the beginning of March, Zanders organized a “jargon-free” Breakfast Session to explore what robotic process automation (RPA) is all about. We had a look under the hood of a complex, hard-working robot and shared experiences on how to make the journey of deploying a digital workforce as smooth as possible.
In our first article on treasury optimization in Asia, we introduced three different levels of optimization. These levels form the foundation for this series and will be highlighted and examined in greater detail. This will help you understand and identify your organization’s corporate treasury maturity level and the potential steps it should take for further optimization. In this second article, we explore the local optimization opportunities and the challenges that may be encountered when managing treasury in Asia.
Are you thinking about replacing part of your workforce by automated robots? Think again, because Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is not about getting rid of what may be your company’s most valuable asset. The full potential of this innovative technology will only be captured by enabling your employees to work in harmony with automated technology.
As the Asian century is set to begin and the region continues to build on its reputation as a growth powerhouse, an increasing number of global multinationals have significant business in the region. At the same time, Asian corporations are expanding outside their home countries, both within the region and beyond, and are looking to achieve greater operational and financial efficiency.