Millennials have displaced baby boomers as the largest generation in the workforce, bringing workplace demographics to a tipping point. As the global information market approaches two trillion dollars, millennials’ control over this vast market becomes an important focus.
Millennials in Corporate Finance highlights several trends that are creating challenges, yet driving opportunities for vendors and employers in this space. Key providers in this market include Oracle (ORCL), Thomson Reuters (TRI), SAP (ADR), Google (GOOGL), LinkedIn (LNKD), and Microsoft (MSFT).
While millennials serve many professional roles, this report looks specifically at the needs and information consumption habits of those working in corporate finance — a function that spans all industries. It is vital for the companies and solutions providers who employ and support these young professionals to understand this market’s changing demands. Look ahead at what will inspire the newest generation of corporate finance professionals.
Table of contents
Why This Topic?
Defining Corporate Finance
Information Consumption Trends and Drivers
Finding the Relevant Information
Accessing and Sharing Information
Resources Dedicated to Information Usage
Figures & Tables
Figure 1. Sample Millennial Respondents by Industry
Figure 2. Biggest Obstacles Obtaining Needed Information
Figure 3. Types of Information Most Consumed
Figure 4. Sources of Information for Current Events/News
Figure 5. Sources of Information for Researching Companies or Topics
Figure 6. Method of Sharing Information with Colleagues
Figure 7. Access to Company’s Portals and Other Digital Sources with a Single Log-in
Figure 8. Social Media Most Used for Professional Purposes
Figure 9. Number of Hours Per Week Using Information
Table 1. Number of Hours Per Day Using Devices
Figure 10. Main Applications Used for Work
Figure 11. Allocation of Budgets in the Organization