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    Office fit-out cost growth downshifts to 2.7%: JLL

    While U.S. and Canadian workers are typically in the office just 3.1 days a week, employers are still spending more when building new space.

    By June 11, 2024
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    How CFOs can tap a holistic strategy to cut through indirect tax noise

    Taking a platform-based approach can help CFOs get a clearer handle on the data they need to comply with disparate indirect tax requirements.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Digital transformation, one smart step at a time

    By taking an incremental approach, CFOs can move their finance and accounting operations onto an automated, intelligent platform without letting disruption distract from their efforts to scale.

    By CFO Dive staff
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    IBM’s Apptio unit tests AI tool trained to tackle rising IT costs

    The effort comes as many finance leaders are grappling with out-of-control cloud expenses.

    By June 11, 2024
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    OpenAI appoints Nextdoor, Square alum as CFO

    Sarah Friar brings a resume packed with both Silicon Valley and investment banking experience to her new role at the artificial intelligence firm.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Few companies report solid EBIT gains from rush into GenAI: McKinsey

    Seven out of 10 companies that use generative AI most effectively said they faced challenges in governing and integrating data, McKinsey said.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Alphabet hands new CFO $9.9M sign-on bonus

    The incoming finance chief — Eli Lilly veteran Anat Ashkenazi — was granted the bonus in light of “her prior company’s forfeited compensation,” Alphabet said.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Finance teams have so much to gain from AI - here’s why

    Discover how AI is revolutionizing finance by boosting productivity, automating tasks and providing insightful analytics. Learn how CFOs can harness its potential while building trust.

    By Grant Halloran, Planful CEO • June 10, 2024
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    Cyberattacks pose mounting risks to creditworthiness: Moody’s

    “As more data becomes available — thanks to recently adopted disclosure requirements — attacks continue to proliferate,” a Moody’s executive said.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Alphabet taps Eli Lilly veteran to replace longest-running CFO

    Anat Ashkenazi will succeed Ruth Porat, a powerful Silicon Valley leader who took the tech giant’s finance reins in May 2015.

    By June 5, 2024
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    The CFO’s role in the age of generative AI

    CFOs are the strategic transformation partners CEOs need to ensure swift and successful generative AI adoption.

    By Monica Proothi, Global Finance Transformation Leader, IBM Consulting • June 5, 2024
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    Few CFOs control cybersecurity budgets. Here’s why more should.

    Tech executives, not CFOs, most often call the shots on cybersecurity spending at middle market companies, according to a recent RSM US survey.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Live Nation confirms Ticketmaster data breach after proposed class action

    The breach, which reportedly exposed the personal data of more than 500 million consumers to the “dark web,” was the direct result of poor cybersecurity measures, the lawsuit alleges.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Number of CFO job listings calling for AI skills hits 23%: Datarails

    The April number is up from 20% in January, according to the study, which analyzed listings on job portals such as Glassdoor, Indeed, Job2Careers and ZipRecruiter.

    By June 4, 2024
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    AI powers uptick in middle-market cyberattacks

    “While AI is available to the good guys it’s also available to the bad guys” and it is cutting the time it takes to mount a cyberattack, RSM’s Tauseef Ghazi said.  

    By May 30, 2024
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    Bluebird names new CFO after accounting errors

    The biotech company is revising financial statements for 2022 and the first three quarters of 2023 following the discovery of accounting missteps.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Alphabet’s Google Fiber appoints its first CFO

    John Abbot, a Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley alum, has taken Google Fiber’s finance reins.

    By May 29, 2024
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    65% of CFOs are building GenAI into their strategy: Billtrust

    The study also found a significant knowledge gap, with only 49% of CFOs saying they felt “very knowledgeable” about GenAI's capabilities.

    By May 29, 2024
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    PwC to become largest ChatGPT enterprise customer with new OpenAI deal

    The agreement represents the latest step by the Big Four firm to further develop GenAI following its pledge to invest $1 billion into the technology over a three-year period.

    By May 29, 2024
  • SEC clarifies intent of cybersecurity breach disclosure rules after initial filings

    The rules require notification of “material” breaches, but some early filers have reported incidents that appear to fall short of the regulatory threshold. 

    By May 28, 2024
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    Nvidia shows off strength of AI with 262% sales jump

    “The next industrial revolution has begun,” Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said during an earnings call last week.

    By May 28, 2024
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    SEC fines NYSE’s parent $10M for failing to report cyberattack

    The settlement sheds light on the costs of cyberattacks that can include penalties for non-compliance with timely disclosure requirements after the events occur.

    By May 22, 2024
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    AI startup Anthropic brings in Airbnb alum as first CFO

    Anthropic is getting its first-ever finance chief as the company attempts to crack AI’s “black box” in the face of growing ethical and security worries. 

    By May 22, 2024
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    Getting employees ahead of the AI learning curve: Tipalti CFO

    Leaders need to ensure they’re offering opportunities for employees to experiment with AI before the technology is ready for “prime time,” CFO Sarah Spoja said.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Real-time lessons for FedNow from Brazil, India

    The fledgling U.S. instant payments system can learn from real-time systems that have flourished in Brazil and India using QR codes and broad missions, say industry professionals.

    By Christiana Sciaudone • May 21, 2024
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    Shadow IT surge threatens corporate data: report

    OpenAI’s ChatGPT tool remains the most frequently used AI application in the workplace, according to the research.

    By May 21, 2024