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  • The Seductive Promise of Big Data

    CFOs have always used historical information to create forward-looking plans, but the volume, velocity, and variety of data have increased exponentially. February 24, 2012

  • Who Knows What Evil Lurks in Your Public Cloud's Data Center?

    The Shadow may know, but you don't. Even as the cloud makes it easier to manage enterprise IT, it also concentrates and amplifies risk. February 14, 2012

  • Imagine There's No Excel

    With the rise of analytics and Big Data, replacements for Excel are proliferating and CFOs of companies large and small are beginning to pay attention. January 18, 2012

  • Three Gifts of the IT Magi

    The cloud doesn't just transform IT, it transforms business. But only if you're willing to accept these three gifts for the coming year. December 20, 2011

  • Cost Surprises Hidden by Clouds

    When it comes to IT costs, nothing is ever simple, and the public cloud model is no exception. That's why CFOs need to get smart and get involved. December 5, 2011

  • Is a Perpetual Software License Such a Bad Thing?

    Perpetual is a word that makes CFOs uncomfortable. In a changing world, who wants something that lasts forever? But there are business advantages to owning your software rather than renting it. November 18, 2011

  • Four Strategies to Get More Out of IT

    There's a gap between IT supply and demand into which money tumbles, never to be seen again. CFOs can help close that gap (and rescue that cash) by leveraging their non-IT workforce's increasing technical sophistication. October 19, 2011

  • Performance, Location, Security, Business Model: Your Choice

    Instead of thinking about the cloud in terms of public versus private, think about the four specialized characteristics of cloud services that will best suit your needs. October 5, 2011

  • Why CFOs Should Police SaaS Deals

    Software-as-a-service applications appeal to business units because they are often inexpensive, at least in the short term. It's up to CFOs to prevent longer-term headaches. October 1, 2011

  • My Tablet Goes to Work

    It's good for surfing, reading, and posting to Facebook, but could my tablet actually help me do my job? I decided to find out. September 29, 2011

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