Metric of the Month: Number of General Accounting Employees
The best performers need just 4.8 full-time employees per $1 billion in revenue to perform the general accounting function.
How the Cloud is Unlocking the Predictive Power of Tax Data
Some of the sexier applications of the cloud are starting to emerge from the operational abyss.
Workday’s New CFO Aims to Make Hay with Financial Software
Robynne Sisco opens up about her role and the enterprise software company's challenges and culture.
A CFO Research survey tests the process and technology path to “instant insight.”
The Wide World of IoT and Precision Technology
Think CRM and ERP were transformative? The Internet of Things promises to bring far more dramatic change to business.
The Case for Cloud-Based ERP
There is no need to stick with an on-premise ERP that’s exacting a high cost from your organization.
The Digital CFO
From ERP systems to smartphone apps, information technology is reshaping the role of the chief financial officer.
Accelerating IT Planning for Revenue Recognition Changes
The myriad of industry-specific guidance made the full automation of revenue accounting too unique and complex a problem for ERP vendors to solve.
Cloud ERP Delivers Merger Value Faster
Increasingly, CFOs are choosing to leverage cloud technologies to create a more agile operational environment so they can accelerate a deal's time-to-value.
Lawyer, M&A Master, CFO: SAP’s Arlen Shenkman
The ex-corporate attorney and deal maker takes stock after half a year as the technology giant's North American finance chief.
Metric of the Month: How Finance People Spend Their Time
Regardless of company size, about half of finance teams’ time is spent on transaction processing.