Buying information technology is easy. Harnessing it to its full potential is the hard part.
Many investments are becoming expensive. But there is little sign of the mania that accompanies most bubbles.
Companies need accurate and timely information to run their business efficiently, and retrospective reports aren’t cutting it.
Increasingly, data modeling is enabling companies to gauge risks like terrorism and price volatility.
Collectively, CFOs of U.S. banks and thrifts received their fourth straight increase in annual compensation in 2012, according to SNL Financial.
Companies are slowly converting check payments into wire-transfer, ACH-debit and purchasing-card transactions.
If neither companies nor investors find GAAP-reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach.
XBRL filings are a rich source of data that all departments can use to make operations more efficient and to conduct competitive analysis.
Among the different kinds of cheating, the steepest rise this year was in vendor, supplier and procurement fraud, which jumped 7 percent, a study finds.
Zeroed in on curbing supermarket injuries, Safeway’s risk manager advises CFOs to install peer-to-peer safety systems to cut workers' compensation expenses.
More companies built up rather than subtracted from their cash holdings last quarter, but some plan to reverse course the last three months of 2013.