Machine-Driven Enforcement and Wrestling with Clouds
Are ever-growing compliance costs just the price of admission to the global economy?
A Company That Gets Managers to Think Like Owners
How finance and investor relations can lead a cultural transformation that drives long-term shareholder value.
Capturing Post-Merger Value, Part Three: Executing the Plan
Selection of the new processes, systems, and people should be solely driven by a vision for the most productive new environment.
Companies That Do Well Also Do Good
Is there a link between how well companies deliver on their social mission and whether they create long-term value for shareholders?
Business Intelligence: A Life Hack for Today’s CFO
BI can rescue finance executives from the large, incoherent data populations and disparate systems that make diagnosing underperformance almost impossible.
Capturing Post-Merger Value, Part Two: Revenue Synergies
Too often companies focus deeply on cost synergies but fail to examine revenue synergies and the benefits of an improved “commercial engine.”
Capturing Post-Merger Value from Commercial Integration
Most companies inadvertently leak post-merger value when they stumble into one of seven common commercial integration traps.
Numbers Don’t Lie, Until They Do
A good number of controllers, financial analysts, accountants, and auditors don't completely trust the accuracy of their company's financial data.
Stopping Brand Theft
There are two primary ways to curtail the distribution of counterfeit products.
The Activist Investor: A CFO’s Unlikely Ally
Don't be caught by surprise — learn to view your company through the eyes of an activist investor.
Metric of the Month: Number of Accounts in the Chart of Accounts
An unwieldy chart of accounts can cause significant headaches for chief financial officers.