Outcomes and Opportunities

Finance-enabled business models are developing to drive effective organizational and digital transformation.  

The ongoing globalization of trade continues to apply pressure to margins. Businesses need to closely scrutinize costs and efficiency. A global qualitative study by Siemens investigates how financing enables investments amid changing conditions and how finance models continue to evolve as we move toward 2020. Capturing testimony from businesses and industry associations in 13 countries, the paper examines the availability of and interest in solutions where an organization pays on the basis of expected business outcomes. Outcomes can include such effects as: manufacturing productivity gains, reduced energy consumption, lower cost per process, faster patient throughput in healthcare, reduced pollution