SEC Proposal Protects Executives, Hamstrings Investors
Proposed rule changes would pressure proxy advisory firms to take a more management-friendly stance in their reports and vote recommendations.
U.S. Economic Indicators for Next 12 Months Point Down
Business economists dial back expectations for GDP growth, corporate revenue, and hiring, among other key economic indicators.
Companies Move to Limit Employees’ Health Costs
Most large and midsize employers hit "pause" on requiring workers to pay more out-of-pocket for health services.
The Two Faces of Private Equity
Host Analytics' CFO makes a case for private equity, recalibrates the software company's business focus, and sets a six-point agenda for his finance team.
Fears Over Digitalization Efforts Top Execs’ Worry List
But executives should shore up issues involving products, productivity, and customer experience before deciding how to digitally transform, Gartner says.
Operations Leaders Are Pessimistic on Recession
More so than other executives, COOs and supply chain leaders expect an economic downturn, causing significant harm to the business, within 18 months.
Annual Waste in U.S. Healthcare System Nears $1 Trillion
The waste equates to approximately a quarter of all healthcare spending, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
FedEx Marches to Its Own Beat on Pension De-risking
Rather than jump on the bandwagon of lump-sum payouts, FedEx continues to donate more to its U.S. pension plans than is required to fund future liabilities.
‘Alternative’ Data Drives S&P Global’s Growth
The Fortune 500 data company onboards AI and machine learning capabilities to make hay with unstructured datasets.
The View from Inside a Midsize M&A Deal
Principal Financial CFO Deanna Strable gives the lowdown on the firm's recent $1.2 billion acquisition of Wells Fargo's retirement business.
Siloed Usage of New Technologies Thwarts Innovation
"The conventional IT stack wasn’t built for today’s world of analytics, sensors, mobile computing, AI, the internet of things, and billions of devices."