Finance departments will invest heavily in cloud computing and mobile technologies in the coming year.
Mobile apps are at work on the front and back ends, doing everything from handling invoices to freeing executives from the confines of the office.
Companies are slowly converting check payments into wire-transfer, ACH-debit and purchasing-card transactions.
Adding a chief information security officer to the executive-level management ranks can help protect a company from debilitating cyber threats.
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.
The shares of microblogging firm Twitter may not be the bargain investors are hoping for.
Especially notable is the disparity in finance-chief versus CEO compensation in several sectors.
The market for tablets has already split into two.
Cisco's shares have made a comeback, and CFO Frank Calderoni says a finance unit revamp was one of the key pieces of the company's turnaround.
As the workforce becomes more mobile, companies are investing in cloud-based software that will protect them from information breaches.
As more and more companies move to managed services and “bring your own device,” CFOs have to weigh the financial and operational consequences.