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Intuit CFO: A Difficult Message Calls for Special Delivery
When things go wrong, the natural reaction is to hide from investors. Don't, says Neil Williams, CFO of accounting software developer Intuit.
Companies Failing to Adjust Strategic Plans for Risks
Those that do, however, find that testing the potential impact of risks on financial results clarifies strategic options quickly.
Cyber Risk: Are Boards the New ‘Target’?
Directors and officers need to understand how to improve their insurance policy's response to cyber risk.
It’s Time for Boards to Have Technology Committees
Boards should focus as much on technology as they do on financial statements and executive compensation.
Internal Auditor Reports Getting ‘Sanitized’
But one audit committee chair knows how to get a fuller picture from internal auditors.
Holding CEO and CFO Roles Is a Tightrope Act
Why you shouldn’t hold both roles at once — and what to do if you have to (on an interim basis).
Seven Hot Topics for Boards in 2014
Here's what CFOs need to know about what will be going on in boardrooms as they head into next year.
External Board Service: Chicken or Egg?
Companies whose CFOs serve on outside boards produce greater shareholder return. But is that result more an effect of the board service or a cause of it?