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Andrew Deichler, Multimedia Content Manager for AFP, interviews corporate treasury and finance executives about their latest challenges and insights. Topics include blockchain, fintech, cybersecurity, payments, risk, FP&A, career development, and more.
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Nov 29, 2018

Claus Madsen and Anders Liu-Lindberg are so passionate about finance business partnering that they wrote a book about it. Lindberg is Head of Global Finance Program Management Office at Maersk and is co-founder of the Business Partnering Institute. Madsen is a partner at Implement Consulting Group. He edited Lindberg's book on finance business partnering, "Create Value as a Finance Business Partner."

Learn more:
www.ImplementConsultingGroup.com

www.BusinessPartnerInginstitute.org

Nov 21, 2018

Darrell West of The Brooking Institution returns to AFP Conversations to discuss the ethics of artificial intelligence. In a new paper, West writes of his concern about the ethical values embedded within AI and the extent to which algorithms respect basic human values.

West believes companies must develop an AI ethics code, employ ethicists and review boards, train staff, create audit trails to explain coding decisions, and ultimately provide a means for remediation when AI solutions inflict harm.

 

Nov 15, 2018

Treasury professionals invest their organization’s money. But are they investing in their careers? Mike Richards and Craig Martin have some opinions on this topic. Richards is founder and CEO of The Treasury Recruitment Company. Martin is Director of The Treasury Recruitment Company’s US practice.

Richards and Martin spoke to AFP Conversations about hiring and recruiting in the treasury space today – what’s trending, what treasurers do well when they job search, and where they need to improve.

Nov 5, 2018

Live from AFP 2018 in Chicago: Fearless Girl turns one!  

Host Ira Apfel spoke to Yeng Butler and Nita Baindur for perspective on one of the most iconic -- and certainly youngest -- characters on Wall Street. Butler is Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Cash Business with State Street Global Advisors, which commissioned the Fearless Girl statue. Baindur is Director of Treasury for Agilent Technologies.

One year later, how's Fearless Girl doing? And what's changed in the board room? 

Nov 1, 2018

Can blockchain fight payments fraud? That’s the question for guest Alex Tapscott, co-author of the best-selling book, Blockchain Revolution, which has been translated into 16 languages. Proponents believe blockchain can speed payments, but not much attention has been paid to blockchain’s potential for fighting payments fraud.

Tapscott will discuss blockchain and its potential to fight payments fraud next week at AFP 2018 in Chicago.

www.afp2018.org/register.

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