Why Risk Management Should Be a Higher Priority
CFOs are equipped to turn risk into an advantage, an international accounting leader says.
Compliance Functions Lag on Tech Savvy
Many risk falling behind their peers or, worse, losing relevance because of failure to adopt the most modern technology tools, says Accenture.
CFOs: The New Guardians of the Enterprise
Accenture research shows that 77% of CFOs are exploring how disruptive technologies could benefit their organizations.
Future of Finance: Humans and Machines Unite
Human minds alone are no longer a match for addressing business risk. But neither are machines alone.
Zero-based Budgeting Is Surging
More companies are biting the bullet and going through the painful process of realigning their culture to support a transformation to ZBB.
In a Broad Shift, Deals Target Digital Savvy
Companies adjust their M&A focus toward targets that can bring in digital capabilities, Accenture research shows.
Don’t Forget Cybersecurity in M&A Due Diligence
Traditionally, cybersecurity oversight in any merger and acquisition process has been relegated to an add-on check.
Modern Finance Feat: Stay Stable, Be Dynamic
Rather than an oxymoron, "dynamic stability" is the result of fueling new corporate growth while keeping the home fires burning, Accenture Strategy says.
Accenture Offloads Pension Liability
The deal comes as insurers are buying pension plans at a record rate.
Don’t Be Held For Ransomware
Five fundamental steps your company can follow to curb its chances of falling victim to a ransomware attack.
Accenture Shares Fall 4.5% on Earnings Misses
"High investor optimism was met with just ho-hum results,” an analyst says.