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The Speed of Technological Change - The Role of the CFO

By Jackie Combine, CFO, Technology & Operations, Thomson Reuters

Catering Financial Technology for the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid

By Roman Hingorani, CFO, FINCA Microfinance Holding Company

Valuing Growth: Fostering a Forward-thinking Accounting Team

By Bill Fahrbach, SVP, Finance, WorkWave

Excel - The Elephant in the Room for CFOs and CAOs

By Fran Burns, Managing Director of SC&H Group’s Oracle-Hyperion EPM and BI Consulting practice

Launching Data Analytics to Inform Financial and Operational Decision Making

By Rodger Howell, Advisory Principal, PwC

Launching Data Analytics to Inform Financial and Operational Decision Making

The evolution of the C-suite is perhaps best exemplified by the expanded role the CFO is playing in many organizations.

Supporting Fast Growth on a Tight Budget

By Kim Petry, CFO, itBit

Supporting Fast Growth on a Tight Budget

Startups are known for exploring multiple product ideas and business opportunities before finding their sweet spot.

Transformation: Moving a Large Organization to Agile Development

By Robert F. Crudup, EVP-IT, Investment Operations & Product Management, SEI

With today’s reliance on software, many companies are increasingly facing the challenge of building complex global systems to support workf low.

The New Norm for Today's CFO: Compliance without Borders

By Jeff Laborde, CFO, Infor

The New Norm for Today's CFO: Compliance without Borders

The role of the today’s CFO has never been more complex, even as technology aspires to make the CFO’s life easier.

Securing the Banks Biggest Data Problem: Third Party Risk Mitigation

By David DiCristofaro, Global Lead Partner, IT Advisory in Risk Consulting, KPMG LLP

Securing the Banks Biggest Data Problem: Third Party Risk Mitigation

Banks everywhere are under pressure. It is hard for them to grow organically in the post-crisis period, while increased regulation imposes costs and limits capital available.

DEATH OF THE BRANCH? ONLY IF WE RISK-ASSESS THEM TO OBLIVION

By Scott McGillivray, EVP & CIO, Pacific Continental Bank

DEATH OF THE BRANCH? ONLY IF WE RISK-ASSESS THEM TO OBLIVION

I am going to ask you to play a game with me. More of a thought experiment, actually. I cannot promise it will be fun, and I am not sure every reader is going to get the same result.

Financial Engineering in a Hyper- Growth Environment

By Brian Patterson, CFO, USS

Financial Engineering in a Hyper- Growth Environment

Working for a company that is growing furiously is both fun and challenging. The fun comes from seeing the results of your hard work before the ink on your plans has dried.

New Tools for Combating Data Breaches and Safeguarding Consumer Card Payments

By Suzanne Galvin, SVP Product Management, Elan Financial Services

New Tools for Combating Data Breaches and Safeguarding Consumer Card Payments

Data breaches, point-of-sale attacks, the creation of sophisticated new forms of malware and the introduction of “cybercrime-as-a-service” are now key issues.

Two Disruptive Technologies That Will Change the Face of Financial Services

By Sameer Kishore, VP & Global Head, Banking, Financial Services, Securities & Insurance, Dell Services

Much has been written about the global forces gathering to create a ‘perfect storm’ in the world of banking, causing unprecedented pressure on the financial system.

Hidden Costs of Outsourcing and Offshoring for Financial Services Firms: Third-party Financial Data Licensing

By Kristin Gallagher, Director, Global Sourcing and Procurement in the Financial Services industry, Russell Investments

Hidden Costs of Outsourcing and Offshoring for Financial Services Firms: Third-party Financial Data Licensing

Before you finalize that outsourcing or offshoring deal, read your third-party data licensing contracts carefully—it could cost you if you don’t.

CFO-CIO Partnership for Digital Convergence

By Bill Genovese, Principal, WGROUP

CFO-CIO Partnership for Digital Convergence

Emerging technologies provide the perfect storm of opportunity for the CFO and CIO to work closer together to increase revenue, profit, business growth.

De-mystifying Budgeting and Forecasting Solutions

By Kevin Held, CFO, TradingScreen

De-mystifying Budgeting and Forecasting Solutions

I used to say that a budget was only worth the paper it was written on. Fifteen years ago, the budget was created in a spreadsheet and was a static document.

The Evolving Role of a CFO

By Matt Armanino, Partner, COO & CFO Advisory Services Practice Lead, Armanino LLP

The Evolving Role of a CFO

The shrinking chorus dismissing CFOs as “bean counters” is down to comedians looking for laughs and luddites who aren’t seeing what’s happening in the world around them.

Blended Business: Balancing Between Third-Party, Self-Built, Self-Hosted, and Cloud Applications

By Tom Berquist, CFO, TIBCO Software

Blended Business: Balancing Between Third-Party, Self-Built, Self-Hosted, and Cloud Applications

After nearly 30 years in the software industry, I have learned a tremendous amount about how organizations use and manage both third party (purchased) and in-house (self-built) software.

Looking for an Outsourced CFO?: Here's Three Characters You Should Know

By David Worrell, Partner & CFO, Fuse Financial Partners

Looking for an Outsourced CFO?: Here's Three Characters You Should Know

Running a company without a CFO is tough—but hiring one can be even tougher.

Giving CFOs Assured Enterprise Visibility in the Cloud

By Mario Spanicciati, Chief Strategy Officer, BlackLine

Giving CFOs Assured Enterprise Visibility in the Cloud

Today’s Chief Financial Officer has the most challenging job in business, entrusted with managing the financial risks of global and increasingly complex enterprises.

Borrowing Base: The Daily Benchmark

By Peter Stone, CFO, The ADS Group

Borrowing Base: The Daily Benchmark

​I started my professional career as a staff accountant for a large regional public accounting firm.

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