Is Data Security Risk Crowding Out Other Priorities?
Research into finance executives' concerns consistently finds that they're prioritizing the safety of data above all other matters.
Transformation Requires a Scientific Approach
AI, machine learning, and other new technology must replace subjective rules of thumb and one-size-fits-all programs for business transformation to succeed.
SOX Compliance Doesn’t Get Easier With Time
Despite ongoing expectations to the contrary, complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act remains a moving target for companies.
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.