Waning Trust in Corporate Leadership Brings a New Urgency to Transparency
The problem of waning trust in corporate leadership is bigger than a public relations issue. It can be linked directly to profit and worker productivity.
Tariff Turmoil Spurs Need for Rigorous Vendor Screening
To the long list of massive administrative headaches multinational finance departments must start thinking about, we may now add trade compliance.
How to Forecast Growth in the Age of the Overnight Policy Whipsaw
Finance and tax departments have little choice but to build forecasting models that can accommodate a number of different variables.
How CFOs Can Navigate Trump’s Trade War
Imagine what it was like to sit in the C-suite of a U.S.-based steel distributor the day the president announced a 25% tariff on foreign-made steel.
Keep a Close Eye on U.K. Trade Agreements
The most common what-if scenario CFOs are planning for is the possibility that the U.K. and the European Union just can't reach a deal.
How Tax Departments Can Take On Evildoers
Giving tax departments a forward-looking orientation will position them to spot evidence of financial crimes.
Capitalizing on the Platformization of the Economy
Assuming a platform lives up to its promise of creating a seamless, interoperable system, it should open up new doors for a business.
Auto Industry CFOs Buckle Up for Disruption
Original equipment makers, tech companies, and suppliers are vying for control of the auto's “center stack,” which customers may value more than the engine.
Much Ado About Blockchain
The defining structures of our economic system could be seamlessly digitized and recorded forever in an open, distributed ledger.
Disruption Hits the Professional Services Sector
An aging workforce and new technology will create winners and losers among CPA firms and in other professional services fields.
The Great Wealth Transfer is Here … Now What?
A massive migration of assets from the baby boomers will have a dramatic impact in virtually every industry.