CFOs of defense contractors are preparing their companies for a new era of austerity at the Pentagon.
Cities on the Brink
Municipal finance chiefs are fighting to keep their troubled cities solvent. Sometimes it’s a losing battle.
May the Field Be with You
Cloud-based applications are pushing out planning and forecasting to workers in the farthest reaches of the company.
New Strategies Around Strategy
The financial crisis turned traditional budgeting and strategic planning on its head. Now companies allow for more flexibility in drafting their plans.
Pandora: Mobile Maverick
A planning and performance management solution with mobile capabilities fosters collaboration and improves forecasting at Pandora.
Cloudy with a Chance of Data
The CFO of the American Academy of Physician Assistants explains why the association chose a cloud-based planning, budgeting and forecasting system.
All Together Now
The convergence of social, mobile and cloud technologies —“SoMoClo”—is changing the way companies work.
Earning Their Keep
Finance chiefs’ pay is increasingly aligned with corporate performance, as our report on trends in CFO compensation reveals.
Still Not Working
Working capital performance among large U.S. public companies has improved only marginally over the last two years, according to REL Consulting’s annual survey.
Weathering the Weather
In the face of extreme weather and natural disasters, companies are reengineering their supply chains for added reliability.
The Great Pension Derisking
Stung by funding shortfalls time and again, companies are using a variety of tactics to lighten their pension burdens for good.