Companies need accurate and timely information to run their business efficiently, and retrospective reports aren’t cutting it.
There isn’t enough historical data to help companies keep pace with intelligent adversaries.
Increasingly, data modeling is enabling companies to gauge risks like terrorism and price volatility.
Predictive analytics can be an ally to CFOs who are looking for a viable tool to drive growth and manage enterprise profitability.
The CFO of The Weather Company describes how the media firm is leveraging its data on global weather in business-to-business markets.
XBRL filings are a rich source of data that all departments can use to make operations more efficient and to conduct competitive analysis.
Employee fraud can exist anywhere, but CFOs can stay ahead of the game by monitoring some specific payment and expense areas.
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.
Potential drains on cash flow and perverse medical and legal incentives make workers' comp worthy of CFO scrutiny.
Many companies are aware of cyber threats, but preventing attacks takes more than having the right firewalls and software.
Online lenders with access to reams of e-commerce data are using it to provide working capital to some small and midsize borrowers.