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The four crucial skills the CFO of tomorrow must have
“Tomorrow’s CFO could have a background in engineering, sales, production, or data science.”
Revenue recognition: The new standards of running efficient financial reporting operations
Now, more than ever, CFOs need to ensure there is collaboration between the product, marketing, and sales teams.
The robot-CFO is soon to be a reality - is your career AI-proof?
With more and more white collar jobs falling into the ‘could be done by software’ category, should CFO’s AI-proof their careers?
Concur explains how CIOs can gain quick wins in financial transformation
Concur has come up with three important questions (including a breakdown of each one) CIOs should ask their teams to get a quick win.
Eight signs your organisation has outgrown its financial processes
Rajeev Mitroo, Anaplan A/NZ managing director outlines some of the red flags that indicate a need for enhanced financial processes.
Exclusive interview: Oracle on ERP, AI and the CFO
Wayne Goodall, Oracle senior director of cloud applications development speaks about how cloud has changed ERP.
Dell CFO Tom Sweet on the merger, the ANZ market & start-ups
You can’t shut off innovation. If you take yourself out of the market or shut it down for 2 years, you’re going to destroy the business.
Legacy payment systems causing dire survival concerns for AU businesses
59% of AU companies yet to adopt modern payment practices are at risk of failing in the next three years, while 19% are at moderate risk of collapse.
How to overcome data blind spots in travel & expense management
Concur says that data blind spots can occur when internal travel and expense management (TEM) systems don’t allow for easy monitoring and measurement.
Why automated processes are essential
"Businesses must streamline and automate time-intensive processes, so that executives can instead focus on critical to strategy."
The role of the CFO is changing. How can technology help?
"It is important for CFOs to broaden their knowledge-base and frame of reference when it comes to seeking solutions to business problems."
Data integrity top ambition for CFOs
“On the path to a single source of truth, CFOs are incorporating exploding amounts of data aggregated from myriad sources and departments."
What your CFO needs to know about big data
“Big data isn’t limitless or perfect, but it offers CFOs the ability to refine the way they do business, letting them make smarter decisions."
New Wellington agency puts a fresh spin on big data
DOTlovesdata is a new Wellington based agency that works with a business to turn big data insights into positive change.
Forging the strongest possible CIO-CFO partnership
CIOs and CFOs must work closely together in order to achieve the best business outcomes, says John Gonzalez, Extreme Networks ANZ country manager.
Today’s CFO: Tech savvy and risk aware
Cost savings and enhanced productivity are only part of the equation for CFOs. Fortinet’s Scott Cowen delves into the issue of risk management and sec
Selling to the CFO: How to convince the numbers people
Bruce McDonald, Cognizant vice president, consulting offers up five tips CIOs should considered before approaching the CFO with a business case.
Why your CFO is your cloud computing partner
Deidre Steyn, ICONZ-Webvisions general manager, managed hosting, ANZ, makes the case for cloud computing, and offers tips on getting your CFO onboard.
How to buy a backup and DR solution your CFO will love
Forget about backup, consider only recover – and get a solution your executive team, users and IT team will all love, says Greg Wyman, StorageCraft VP
Gartner asks... Is the CMO the CEO’s heir apparent?
A lot can be learned by observing the changing of the guard. Often, behind the dignified theatre of it all is a much more chaotic reality.
Why NZ CFO's have the keys to the cloud...
"The challenge to all is how you untangle your legacy infrastructure and align your organisation (with people and processes) to adopt cloud appropriat
Gartner: CEO and CFO’s should take note of Bitcoin...
For such organisations that understand their information assets need to be valued and managed as assets, using Bitcoin as the valuation method could h
Apple appoints new CFO as seasoned pro retires...
"His guidance, leadership and expertise have been instrumental to Apple’s success, not only as our CFO but also in many areas beyond finance, as he fr
Microsoft appoints first female CFO
Former CFO for the Microsoft Business Division Amy Hood succeeds outgoing Peter Klein, effective immediately.
The features that should be front and centre when evaluating SIEMs
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.
Review: Cut through the noise with AI-driven threat analytics
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
The crucial guide to deploying a SIEM solution successfully
SIEM solutions have far-reaching benefits, but Gartner says there are a lot of factors to consider to avoid disaster - here's the company's guide.
Case Study: Technology partner Central Innovation helps self-learning headphones become a reality
Sound pioneer Nura had an ambitious concept to deliver when it raised almost two million dollars via crowdsourcing and then over five million dollars through a seed round.