Metric of the Month: Days Sales Outstanding
Collections are key to a low days sales outstanding (DSO) number — and the faster the money comes in, the more breathing room an organization has.
CFO’s Tech Companies to Watch 2018: Tipalti
Our third selection, Tipalti, is solving the mounting payables problem faced by growing midmarket businesses.
Metric of the Month: Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time
The faster you can turn inventory into cash, the healthier your company will be. Here’s why cash-to-cash cycle time matters.
Using Tax Savings to Pare Supply Costs?
Buyer-supplier intermediary C2FO hopes for a business windfall from the GOP tax bill.
Intuit Launches Small-Business Loan Service
The software company is aiming to leverage the data it collects from QuickBooks to make working-capital loans of up to $35,000.
Late Shift: The 2017 Working Capital Scorecard
Delaying payments is boosting the working capital performance of America’s largest companies, but also masking a lack of efficiency.
Is the End of ‘Inventory Lite’ in Sight?
A 15-year surge in corporate cash flow may come to an end if companies can't generate any more inventory efficiencies.
How to Gauge M&A Supply Chain Uncertainties
There's a gap that many acquirers are starting to pay more attention to: the supply chain uncertainty created when companies combine.
Funding the Best Growth Path
As capital gets expensive, CFOs make plans for securing and spending what they will need to grow.
Over a Barrel
Thanks to the slumping oil and gas industry, the working capital performance of America’s largest companies is at its worst level in years.
The Longest Cash Cycle
Can the asset-backed security market cure wireless carriers' elongated cash cycle and ballooning working capital requirements?