Want to Go “Lean”? First, Understand What It Means
Lean is more than a buzzword. Because the common understanding of lean is incomplete, it's been unjustly dismissed and criticized.
Industrial CFO Leads Advanced Analytics Drive
Traditional data analysis isn't sufficient for today's competitive climate, says Stanley Black & Decker's finance chief.
Investor Explains Doubts about GE
A buy-low strategy would favor going all-in on General Electric, but Amazon may be a better bet, despite its ambivalence on earnings.
Fixing Finance: Work in Process
Despite the enormous costs that have been wrung out of finance department operations, CFOs have plenty of reasons to push for more process improvement.