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Cloud computing has fundamentally changed the way in which business technology is implemented and used, and it represents a huge opportunity for finance.
Just 40% of companies consider the management information provided by their finance function to be insightful, according to a recent survey. Here are three areas where action is needed if finance teams are to more effectively support decision-making.
Leading companies are harnessing massive amounts of data to transform the way they do business and to gain competitive advantage in the process. The focus of Big Data, as it is called, has now switched from internal decision support to creating new products and services to help companies stay ahead of the competition.
These eight questions can help finance leaders get the most value out of an organisation’s IT function.
Florian Stahl, lead information security consultant at MSG Systems, offers nine tips to bolster thinking around data security.
Data analytics has the potential to be a powerful tool for organisations to use to combat fraud and other financial crimes. But many organisations are failing to effectively use data analytics for this purpose.
Instead of approaching business as a series of problems to be solved – say, how to cut down on spending, or how to keep employees from getting bored at work – organisations should take a more appreciative look at themselves. That’s the aim of appreciative inquiry, a change method that consultant Bill Swedish thinks can help businesses get out of a negative rut.
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February 11, 2015 - American Institute of CPAs
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