Cybersecurity 2020: Welcome to the Digital Cold War
The race to develop strategically important next-generation technology will drive an increase in nation-state-backed attacks.
Technology Helps Year-End Budget Processes
Many annual budgeting and forecasting practices remain plagued by the same-old deficiencies.
An Empowered Audit Team Can Be the Ultimate Safeguard
Regtech can improve transparency, but without the right culture even the best technology will fall flat.
Metric of the Month: Days to Perform a Site-Level Annual Close
The process can be made faster and easier by performing pre-close activities throughout the year in the run-up to the annual close.
A Controller Demonstrates Strategic Value
Why is a controller willing to roll up her sleeves and help business managers achieve their goals?
Metric of the Month: Cycle Time To Perform a Financial Evaluation of New Products
Leading companies bring finance into the new product or service design process early for faster and more forward-looking financial evaluation.
Legacy Banks Are Threatened – Unless They Fight Back
Leading financial institutions still have the opportunity to create a new kind of bank, one that is more than just what the new challengers promise.
Start-Up CFOs: Be Ready to Raise Capital, Recap, or Sell
It doesn’t matter if selling the company is or isn’t the ultimate goal — a CFO needs to be prepared to execute all three.
AI is Ushering in a New Era of Integrated Receivables
Sayid Shabeer of HighRadius explains how AI engines can tackle manual processes around cash applications, credit management, and more.
Has Non-GAAP Reporting Become an Accounting Chasm?
Aggressive use of non-GAAP numbers is creating a crisis in how investors, analysts, and the media report financial performance and value companies.
Buyers of Carve-Outs Encounter Integration Hurdles
Noncore assets carved-out can be viable growth opportunities for interested and experienced PE buyers, but integration is tricky.