• Is Your Finance Department Ready for New Money Market Fund Changes?

    Sep 02, 2014
    Among the steepest challenges finance professionals face today are the SEC’s recently issued market money fund (MMF) rules, which impose a floating net asset value (NAV) for institutional prime money market funds. The rules put us deep in uncharted waters, but by asking the right questions, we can start to form a map to navigate our way through them
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  • How Can FP&A Help Drive Profitable Growth For Your Company?

    Jul 15, 2014
    From financial institutions in the UK to appliance manufacturers in Sweden—these companies bear a common goal: profitable growth. Further, half the companies in the Hackett Group survey (quoted above) cite revenue growth as their top financial objective in 2014. How can the FP&A function help? I see four major steps as critical.
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  • Five Key Leadership Skills for Finance Professionals

    Jun 10, 2014
    As their role continues to evolve, there are five critical areas where finance professionals should focus in order to succeed and help their organizations grow in today’s hyper-speed, turbulent marketplace. Here’s what you need to do to provide insight that will lead your company to profitable growth and help you stand out on your finance team. ​
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  • Bitcoin: There’s a Good Reason Why Amazon’s Head of Payments is Skeptical

    Apr 29, 2014
    It may be stating the obvious, but risk is inherent in all markets—it is one of the many hurdles we face in finance. In today’s wildly fluctuating economy, we must be constantly vigilant, ever prepared for change. Today’s hottest finance trend could be tomorrow’s doom.
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  • Big Data Offers Big Opportunities for CFOs but is Finance Ready?

    Apr 22, 2014
    Finance departments must seize the opportunity to drive growth in their organizations by harnessing the power of big data. Finance should own the future of growth and strategy through data analytics. But are we really leveraging the most from big data? How can we maximize the power of analytics to drive growth and shareholder value in our organizations?
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