The Role of Intuition in a World of Big Data
Running a business solely on "gut feel" is not sustainable, but neither is basing all decisions on the data.
How the Cloud Will Be Capitalized
Cloud-based software and services will be the backbone of businesses, but can lenders and investors find a way to finance the providers?
How to Engender a Performance Culture
Leading-edge CFOs understand that shaping corporate culture is an imperative of their role; indeed, culture is part of their fiduciary responsibility.
Private Companies Gain GAAP Exceptions
Final rules on two items in the FASB private-company framework — accounting for goodwill and interest-rate swaps — are due by December 31.
How Risk Analytics Can Chart Corporate Choices
Traditional metrics can help CFO get a firmer grasp of past or frequent events. But for future perils, risk modeling may be the way to go.
Why Finance Chiefs Should Lead on Cyber-Security
With attacks targeting financial data and other critical assets, CFOs must set the tone when it comes to identifying and thwarting cyber-threats.
Building a Better Income Statement
If neither companies nor investors find GAAP-reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach.
Why CFOs Must Become Chiefs of XBRL
XBRL filings are a rich source of data that all departments can use to make operations more efficient and to conduct competitive analysis.