A recent CFO Research survey of middle-market senior finance executives, conducted in collaboration with RSM, finds that the top benefits of outsourcing IT activities today are “freeing internal resources for other purposes” and “gaining access to world-class capabilities”. Of those same senior finance executives, 49 percent also say their businesses are being adversely impacted by their ability to attract and retain qualified technology talent. Within that group, these executives say the business functions most severely impacted are operations, finance, and IT.
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