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    7 Questions for FinovateFall 2023 Conference

    As fintech leaders arrive in New York this coming week, here is what we at CFO are looking forward to the most at FinovateFall 2023.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Arm’s Expected $4.7B IPO Could Clear Market Gridlock

    “Arm’s offering will be an important test of market sentiment, especially for the big tech names that were sidelined by last year’s sell-off,” said Renaissance Capital's Bill Smith. 

    By Sept. 5, 2023
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    The CFO Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence’s impact on the office of the CFO continues to evolve, and finance chiefs must be aware of the opportunities it will create for growth. 

    By CFO staff
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    Don’t Rush Ethics in Generative AI Adoption Plans

    Even when leaders feel the pressure to adopt generative AI quickly, ethical frameworks and use case policies should guide their plans.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Sept. 5, 2023
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    68% of Accounting Leaders Lack Efficient Technology for Rising Business Demands

    Revenue accounting teams feel the technology tools they have are insufficient to support new, complex go-to-market models, according to research from Zuora.

    By Aug. 28, 2023
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    59% of Executives Intend to Invest in Tech in Next 12-18 Months

    Finding value from new technology investments, such as generative AI, represents a top challenge for most executives, PwC found.

    By Roberto Torres • Aug. 22, 2023
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    4 Ways Finance Leaders Can Leverage ChatGPT

    When used responsibly, finance leaders can utilize the AI chatbot to enhance decision-making, improve operational efficiencies, and drive business growth.

    By Ori Pearl • Aug. 22, 2023
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    ChatGPT Finds Capex Plans in Earnings Calls

    New research found the AI-powered language model could help predict a company's investment plans when prompted to analyze call transcripts.

    By Aug. 11, 2023
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    Could the Bitcoin ETF Push Trigger a Blockchain Bounce Back?

    “My view is that artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) are two sides of the same coin,” said Christos Makridis, professor in the economics of blockchain and AI at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus.

    By July 24, 2023
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    Opinion

    How CFOs and Controllers Can Partner on Finance Automation

    The rising interest in finance automation presents a compelling growth opportunity for controllers to establish themselves as de facto finance chief information officers.  

    By Bryce Armbruster • July 18, 2023
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    Finance Operations Costs Up 7.5% for Global Companies

    The cost of finance operations rose for the first time in decades this year, but companies with technology-intensive operating models bucked the trend.

    By July 13, 2023
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    Why CFOs Should Have AI On Their Minds

    AI is a powerful tool for finance teams and CFOs play a crucial role in ensuring its successful integration.  

    By David Roberson • July 6, 2023
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    56% of Business Leaders Are Incorporating AI Into Cybersecurity: Weekly Stat

    AI’s use in cybersecurity efforts is already taking place to protect areas of businesses that are now data-reliant.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • July 5, 2023
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    39% of Execs Say AI Will Have Negative Social Impact on Workforce

    Artificial intelligence, and all of the tools that come with it, is corporate finance’s hottest talking point as of late. While the constantly changing technological landscape can make quantifying the value of human work difficult, those who are embracing AI without considering the impact on thei...

    By June 14, 2023
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    3 Ways to Control Uncollectible Balances: Metric of the Month

    Challenging and chaotic business environments teach us important lessons — if we are willing to learn them. For example, in 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic taught us that humans crave social interaction, parents generally don’t make very good math teachers, and your household should always have an amp...

    By June 7, 2023
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    Leadership on LinkedIn: Pathways and Pratfalls

    LinkedIn is the de facto way in which social business communication is done. The platform's ability to create a seamless transition from understanding a user's work ambition and history to connecting with them makes for a unique experience with no true rivals. The platform is fundamental to netwo...

    By June 2, 2023
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    72% of Business Leaders Want AI Adoption Within 3 Years: Weekly Stat

    Hype around ChatGPT, and the technology that powers it, has generated serious attention and reflection by finance leaders. The arrival of AI-generative technology has brought into question the value of human workers, and while its limitations are evident in industries like accounting and finance,...

    By May 31, 2023
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    Blockchain’s Potential: Finance Visibility, Cost Cutting, and ESG

    Cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain technology — these terms arrived with predictions to uproot the financial system and its operations. The technology drew large crowds at events with the biggest names, while also creating interest within the finance and banking community. Web3 had its fair sha...

    By May 25, 2023
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    74% of Financial Institutions Lost Productivity Due to Scams

    Fraudsters know that most work is communicated via phone or email, and they can impersonate family, friends, coworkers, and even executive leadership to get their hands on whatever an unaware employee is willing to give up. According to the Global Scams Report from cybersecurity company Callsign,...

    By May 24, 2023
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    6 Takeaways From Fintech Nexus: Networking, ChatGPT, Cybersecurity, and More

    Fintech, a blanket term used more to increase valuations than to actually describe a company’s products or services, has become a significant industry surrounding corporate finance. Companies that offer technology solutions — for things like accounting, payments processing, and lending verificati...

    By May 15, 2023
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    6 CFO Skills Still Needed Amid Generative AI, ChatGPT

    Finance chiefs in 2023 have no shortage of resources at their disposal to help lead their organizations. Consultants, technology companies, other executives (and sources such as CFO), all jockey for a place at the table. And with AI-generative technology now dog-piling onto the long list, the eme...

    By May 1, 2023
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    65% of Execs Say Generative AI Will Have High Impact in 3-5 Years: Weekly Stat

    Generative AI has become the proverbial monkey wrench in the technology plans for executives who look to keep their organizations on the cutting edge. With tech companies offering full automation of various accounting processes, banking as a service (BaaS) to vendors and their customers, and even...

    By April 26, 2023
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    58% of Employees Are Open to Abandoning Passwords

    Largely due to the expense and exposure of data that security breaches cause, cybersecurity has become a pressing issue among leaders embracing new kinds of technology into their workflows. Stemming from efforts to reduce redundancy, increase productivity, and retain employees, organizational str...

    By April 19, 2023
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    Is Tax Day ‘Pay Day’ For Cyber Hackers? What CFOs Need to Know

    As the tax deadline for many corporations and small businesses approaches next week, hackers are on alert. These bad actors know many finance teams are scrambling to meet deadlines, ensuring everyone has the data they need to properly and efficiently complete compliance-related tasks.With this in...

    By April 13, 2023
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    4 Ways CFOs Can Reduce Cybersecurity Financial Burdens

    As the principal corporate officers responsible for their companies’ financial operations and conditions, CFOs are, of course, acutely aware of the direct costs of cybersecurity breaches. According to the EisnerAmper Cybersecurity Survey, which focused mainly on businesses with revenues of $50 mi...

    By Rahul Mahna • April 4, 2023
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    5 Ways ChatGPT Will Impact Corporate Finance

    AI-powered chatbots are the trendiest thing in technology now. With these tools getting people out of parking tickets, writing essays for students, and even eerily hiring human beings to bypass captcha tests, this technology is unprecedented and disruptive.Industry leaders requested formal bans o...

    By April 3, 2023