Capturing Post-Merger Value, Part Two: Revenue Synergies
Too often companies focus deeply on cost synergies but fail to examine revenue synergies and the benefits of an improved “commercial engine.”
Capturing Post-Merger Value from Commercial Integration
Most companies inadvertently leak post-merger value when they stumble into one of seven common commercial integration traps.
Numbers Don’t Lie, Until They Do
A good number of controllers, financial analysts, accountants, and auditors don't completely trust the accuracy of their company's financial data.
Stopping Brand Theft
There are two primary ways to curtail the distribution of counterfeit products.
The Activist Investor: A CFO’s Unlikely Ally
Don't be caught by surprise — learn to view your company through the eyes of an activist investor.
Metric of the Month: Number of Accounts in the Chart of Accounts
An unwieldy chart of accounts can cause significant headaches for chief financial officers.
ERP: Enterprise Reporting Partner or Problem?
The health and well-being of a company’s broader financial system starts and ends with its ERP architecture.
How to Prepare for ‘Crossroads’ Situations
In many M&A deal circumstances, the best path is unclear and the clock is ticking.
Can a Strategic CFO Be an Effective CEO? Yes!
I have also found that some directors believe that a CEO has to be a proven operator. But CEOs do not operate businesses.
The Business Plan Is Complete, But Has It Been Socialized?
Meeting corporate goals requires the dedication of every team member. How can the CFO get all employees on the same page?
2019: The End of the Beginning for Blockchain?
The lofty promises of instant riches through crypto have fallen short, but the market will be better as it works through an evolutionary stage.