Cloud-based computing is having a significant impact on how finance departments, and companies in general, are leveraging data. The cloud has the power to tap into transaction data to power larger predictive analytics and corporate intelligence initiatives. Here are five articles covering recent trends in cloud-based technology.
As ever-larger numbers of multinational corporations adopt cloud-based tech for everything from sales-lead management to enterprise-wide tax management, some of the sexier applications of the cloud are starting to emerge from the operational abyss. Read more.
The debate over whether it’s safer to keep company data close to home or with a cloud provider needs to go beyond the “where” and shine a spotlight on the “who.” Who has access to your data and what protocol do they follow? Read more.
CFOs with information technology oversight responsibilities must inevitably weigh the merits of moving some or all of their company’s IT infrastructure to the cloud. Read more.
According to a report from the IT research firm Computer Economics, a net 56% of IT organizations currently are increasing spending on cloud applications. “Cloud computing will deliver real value to enterprises in lower cost of IT and higher service levels,” the report says. Read more.
Today’s technology, cloud, and IoT-driven world is continually generating a wealth of data, creating both opportunity and challenge for those tasked with deciphering and analyzing it. Read more.