Salesforce to Buy Tableau in $15B Analytics Move
The acquisition combines Tableau's tools for understanding data with Salesforce's solutions for understanding customers.
ABM Industries Nears End of Five-Year Transition
The company's "2020 Vision" plan, involving a new go-to-market strategy, new operational efficiencies, and key technology upgrades, is in the home stretch.
Health Care CFOs Broaden Their World View
Study suggests a link between revenue growth at health care organizations and their finance chiefs' attention to clinical outcomes and data governance.
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.
Chief Audit Execs: Internal Audit Can Do Better
CAEs say their function doesn't make adequate efforts in communicating with the board and management, among other shortcomings.
Why Risk Management Should Be a Higher Priority
CFOs are equipped to turn risk into an advantage, an international accounting leader says.
Highest Priority for Finance Today: FP&A
Financial planning and analysis tops even strategic planning among the finance processes that CFOs want to improve.
Dun & Bradstreet to Be Sold to PE Group for $5B
Buyers including former Blackstone dealmaker Chinh Chu will take the company private after 177 years of independence.
Digitizing Finance Delivers Value Beyond the Hype
Here are five key considerations for creating a value-driven digitization strategy for the finance function.
Industrial CFO Leads Advanced Analytics Drive
Traditional data analysis isn't sufficient for today's competitive climate, says Stanley Black & Decker's finance chief.
Mature Tool Giant Plots Big Growth Push
Stanley Black & Decker has doubled its size multiple times in its CFO's 20 years at the company. Doing it again requires a different, higher-tech approach.