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How will the internet of things affect CFOs?

2nd March 2015

How will the internet of things affect CFOs?

Few of us are untouched by the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT). But what if you are not excited by fitness bands that track information around and about their users, or smartphone apps that can be used to control home heating systems or washing machines – or involved in the sorts of businesses that are developing such things? What if you are unclear about exactly what the (somewhat nebulous) IoT is? What is the reality today, what developments are most likely tomorrow, and what are the implications for businesses and their senior finance people – and the back office systems they are currently so reliant on? What’s behind the hype? asks Lesley Meall FSN writer.


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