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    AI-Driven Efficiency: The fusion of digital twins, process intelligence and process mining

    To capitalize on the potential of AI in the business world, companies must address the challenge of deriving meaningful insights from their data.

    June 24, 2024
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    76% of large automating firms plan to swap workers with AI: CFO survey

    Automation ranks as a high or moderate priority for about 65% of companies, both large and small, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business found.

    By June 20, 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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    Startup focused on AI-driven cyber threats raises $18M

    The announcement comes as artificial intelligence adoption explodes and enterprises grapple with related risks.

    By June 18, 2024
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    Tech layoffs impact nearly 100,000 workers so far in 2024

    Microsoft, Google, Apple, Tesla and TikTok owner ByteDance are among more than 300 tech companies that have announced job cuts since January.

    By June 18, 2024
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    McDonald’s ends automated drive-thru pilot

    The fast food chain still sees a future for automated order taking at the drive-thru and expects to make a decision about the tech by year’s end.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • June 17, 2024
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    ASC 842 lease accounting software for the long term

    Lease accounting solutions have to be advanced enough to actually solve both the problems of today and those to come.

    June 17, 2024
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    Microsoft president promises significant culture changes geared towards security

    Brad Smith detailed plans to tie compensation to security, as lawmakers raised new questions about the company’s commitment to transparency.

    By David Jones • June 14, 2024
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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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    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