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    CFOs to boost IT, tech budgets in face of inflation: Gartner

    Forty percent of CFOs are planning to hike up IT spending in the next 12 months, with many seeking to tap automation to collect key financial insights.  

    By Aug. 5, 2022
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    Presidio names former IQVIA, S&P exec as new CFO

    Manny Korakis is joining Presidio as it has benefited from a surge in demand for IT services during the pandemic.

    By Aug. 3, 2022
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    Spend management innovation creating equity value

    Spend management technology is about attracting talented staff, reducing compliance problems and scaling back-office operations in a way that creates value. 

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Crypto ‘citizen’s arrests’ may continue until Congress wrangles ‘Wild West’

    The SEC, DOJ and Treasury are all patrolling the digital asset space. The CFTC is calling for unity. And lawmakers’ vision for a cohesive strategy just took a summer vacation.

    By Dan Ennis • July 29, 2022
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    Gartner: CFOs likely to reduce sustainability spend before talent development, tech

    Economic pressures could lead CFOs to cut down on investments in sustainability despite a growing executive focus on ESG, Gartner finds.

    By July 25, 2022
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    NBCUniversal Peacock CFO to transition to MariaDB

    Christine Napoli, a 25-year NBCUniversal veteran, will take on the financial helm at open source software firm MariaDB as the company gears up to go public via SPAC offering.

    By July 21, 2022
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    C-suite savvy key to digital transformation success, McKinsey says

    Many top executives are underwhelmed by the pay-off from spending on digital transformation, including after building new digital businesses within their companies.

    By July 20, 2022
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    Citigroup is actively investing to improve automation, says CFO

    Citigroup marches forward with technology investments as companies rethink their tech spending.

    By July 18, 2022
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    Twitter suit details CFO, CEO caught in Musk crossfire

    Twitter’s complaint paints a picture of senior executives under pressure as they seek to cooperate with and provide information to a mercurial buyer.

    By July 13, 2022
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    Cloud computing adds value well beyond agility, efficiency: Deloitte

    Companies excelling in the use of cloud computing work with three or four cloud providers rather than only one or two and do not spend much more on cloud platforms and services than their rivals, Deloitte found in a survey.

    By July 11, 2022
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    Tapping the cloud can help CFOs craft data-driven ESG strategies

    CFOs should look to the cloud and other data-driven technologies to help them build out holistic, long-term ESG strategies in the face of changing regulatory and social pressures.

    By July 8, 2022
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    Don't abandon stablecoins over Terra, CFO says

    Fintechs and financial services players will "be the driver of innovations and regulations that enable stablecoins, crypto and other digital assets to scale," argues Metallicus Chief Financial Officer Irina Berkon.

    By Irina Berkon • July 8, 2022
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    Excel skills remain top of list for FP&A roles: report

    Advanced use of Excel is still required for the majority of FP&A jobs, with nine out of 10 top U.S. companies still seeking out Excel proficiency when filling financial analysis roles, DataRails finds.

    By July 1, 2022
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    Technology literacy is key for candidates aspiring to the CFO seat

    Fostering greater technological literacy and taking on the responsibility of growing and enhancing their organization’s data utilization could be one way future CFO candidates differentiate themselves from the pack come hiring.

    By June 24, 2022
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    Businesses nudged to decentralize cybersecurity leadership

    The push to enable employees to make informed security decisions comes amid an increase in the rate and severity of cyberattacks.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • June 24, 2022
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    Successful AI deployment relies on finding key talent: Gartner

    CFOs should implement four key behaviors to drive AI in finance out of its infancy and see quicker returns, according to Gartner.  

    By June 23, 2022
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    Affirm CFO takes on BNPL skeptics, shrugs off new competition

    Apple's entry into the buy now-pay later market isn't a concern for Affirm, the company's Chief Financial Officer Michael Linford asserted Tuesday.

    By Jonathan Berr • June 17, 2022
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    Comera Life Sciences taps Boston Scientific veteran for CFO role

    Boston Scientific alum Michael Campbell will act as CFO for recently public life sciences Comera, taking the helm approximately one month following the company’s SPAC merger.

    By June 16, 2022
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    Intel CFO sees diversification as key to combating supply chain challenges

    Companies must move to increase buffer inventory, foster diverse supply chains in face of geopolitical challenges, said Intel CFO David Zinsner.  

    By June 15, 2022
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    AI yields 30% of revenue at tech-savvy companies: Accenture

    Despite a big potential boost in profits, most companies fail to seize on the full benefits from artificial intelligence, Accenture found in a survey.

    By June 13, 2022
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    Barriers to growth facing SaaS CFOs - 'It's the unknown unknowns that will get you'

    An expert's view on the changing role of SaaS finance teams, operational challenges they face, and how to overcome them.

    June 13, 2022
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    FP&A in spreadsheets: When 'that's how it's always been done' doesn't cut it anymore

    Three signs that it's time to move away from traditional spreadsheets and consider a happy medium.

    June 13, 2022
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    Controllers should close company books 'better,' not just faster: Gartner

    Even after buying the newest technology, controllers may cling to decades-old procedures and miss opportunities to streamline closing of company books, according to Gartner.

    By June 9, 2022
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    IKEA finance chief busts four ESG 'myths'

    C-suite executives stymied by misperceptions about sustainability are slow to gain from shrinking their companies’ carbon footprints, according to Ingka Group-IKEA CFO Juvencio Maeztu.

    By June 8, 2022
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    CFOs should use AI to navigate 'dark horizons' in scenario planning: Gartner

    CFOs aiming to improve scenario planning with artificial intelligence need to overcome an aversion to gathering and analyzing a broad variety of data, according to Gartner.

    By June 7, 2022
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    CFOs must divorce currency from technology to take advantage of crypto: Gartner

    For CFOs intrigued by the promises of cryptocurrency, decoupling the movements of the coin from the promise of virtual currencies’ underlying technology will be key to successful adoption, says Gartner.

    By June 7, 2022