Obstacles to Protecting Data Abound
CFOs should apply a similar degree of governance over their organization’s proprietary knowledge as they would over an individual’s personal data.
Time to Dust Off Your IT Vendor Strategy
At the core of “as-a-service” technology-delivery models is the need for a far tighter, ongoing working relationship between your company and its IT vendors.
Internal Technology Evangelist: Angel or Devil?
The person who advocates for the adoption of innovative solutions can be an important asset, or a drag on costs and a creator of risk.
Turning Trash into Treasure
Help your organization realize tangible value from the unstructured data scattered across your business.
NSA Leak Could Cause Cloud Repercussions
Pay careful attention to the nest of contractors and other providers running your Cloud – if you can.
Emerging Tech: Are CFOs Blind to the Risks?
It doesn't take Google Glass to see that the risks of disruptive technologies emerging within the enterprise must be taken seriously by CFOs.
Taming the Hydra of Big Data
Big Data comes with both Big Promise and Big Concerns. What does it all mean for CFOs and their organizations?
Five Steps to Smarter IT Vendor Management
Reappraising your vendor management strategy should be core to your business's adoption of new and emerging technologies in order to derive long-term value.
As prices fall, driven down by the global cloud giants, the cloud market is on the brink of major disruption. What can CFOs do to mitigate the risk that their organization will end up as roadkill in a cloud market shakeup?
The Cloud Success Trap
You may find yourself with a beautiful cloud ecosystem. You may think you no longer need an IT department. Think again, very carefully.
Do CFOs Need a Service Provider for Service Providers?
It’s easy to sign up for cloud services. Managing and integrating them . . . not so much. Are cloud service brokers the answer?
Sandy’s Gone, but the Threats Remain
Maybe it only seems that nature is becoming more violent. But CFOs still need to mitigate the business risks of natural disasters with robust disaster-recovery strategies, and the cloud — sensibly leveraged — may offer a scalable, cost-effective way to do just that.