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Spendesk CFO to prioritize hiring

CFO Dive

Spend management solutions provider Spendesk tapped Julien Lafouge, a BlaBla Car alum, as its group CFO as it consolidates its European expansion plans

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Prioritizing AR innovation can help CFOs weather recession: study

CFO Dive

With inflation top of mind for CFO’s, upgrading AR processes could help financial executives buffer against persistent economic pressures

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FASB shifts to prioritize 'rapidly evolving' crypto assets

CFO Dive

The board is getting serious about improving accounting standards for digital assets even as a crypto market slump is hammering valuations

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Prioritizing technology transformations to win

McKinsey

Our latest IT survey confirms the accelerating pace of at-scale core technology transformations. The road map for success reflects the practices and capabilities of leading companies. Digital Insights Cybersecurity/Risk Big data

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Prioritizing customer experience in government

McKinsey

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the necessity to center customer experience in dealings with government agencies. This benefits customers, government employees, and agencies’ reputations alike. Public & Social Sector Insights Public & Social Sector Public Sector

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Leading with compassion: Prioritizing workplace mental health

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Mental-health advocate Poppy Jaman identifies strategies companies could employ to improve the health and well-being of their workforces. Our Insights Public health Public & Social Sector Leadership

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What to prioritize in the new inflationary environment

Private Funds CFO

Labor and supply-chain costs pose the biggest short-term risks to corporate valuations, despite worries that the Fed may raise rates, market professionals say. News & Analysis CFOs featured

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Historic job growth in 2022 reflects strong but uneven economic recovery: State and local lawmakers should prioritize rebuilding the public sector in 2023

CFO News Room

State and local lawmakers should prioritize investing their remaining ARPA funds in restoring critical public-sector jobs and bolstering the public services that are essential for communities to thrive.

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CFO Yeah! – Prioritizing Growth & Supporting Women’s Financial Independence, with Jana Ludwig-Martyushev

CFO News Room

Prioritizing Growth & Supporting … CFO Yeah! CFO Yeah! by CFO Connect. Jana is not only the VP Finance at omni:us, but she is also the inventor of the finance toolbox, a playbook to help startups create their finance processes from scratch.

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Survey Shows Non-Bank Financial Institutions Prioritizing Security, Compliance, Efficiency

Strategic Treasurer

Survey Shows Non-Bank Financial Institutions Prioritizing Security, Compliance, Efficiency. The findings explore what this under-examined vertical prioritizes. AI and ML Investments Expected to Grow, Supporting Security and Fraud Prevention.

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Starbucks’s Schultz, Back as CEO, Prioritizes Baristas Over Stock Price

CFO News Room

On his first day back as Starbucks Corp. chief executive, Howard Schultz suspended billions of dollars in share repurchases and said his immediate focus would be on cafes, customers and employees, rather than the stock market. “I

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Mastercard: COVID-19 Is Prompting Treasury Banks To Prioritize Digital Payments

PYMNTS

The digital shift brought on by the coronavirus has caused treasury banks to reprioritize their support of digital payments as consumers and merchants increasingly demand fast, easy and secure ways to get their money.

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SEC Warns Cos To Prioritize Cybersecurity

PYMNTS

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a stern warning to public companies: tighten cybersecurity controls or risk being in violation of federal law. The regulator issued a report based on the SEC Enforcement Division’s investigations of nine public companies that lost millions of dollars as the result of cyber fraud.

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Present company included: Prioritizing mental health and well-being for all

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

A McKinsey Health Institute survey across 15 countries highlights how employers can make mental health a reality, especially for young workers. Our Insights Health Care Public health Health care services MHI Insights Grid

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CFOs zero in on digital transformation

CFO Dive

Finance leaders are still prioritizing digital transformation even as they face economic headwinds

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Amazon Prioritizing Coronavirus Goods As Sellers Prepare For The Worst

PYMNTS

Sellers are expecting the worst after the company said this week it will prioritize shipments of household staples, medical supplies and other coronavirus-related products over everything else.

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When Is It OK to Prioritize Business Growth Over Business Debt?

Planful

The post When Is It OK to Prioritize Business Growth Over Business Debt? If you’re in finance, your instinct likely tells you to always protect the money—and your gut’s not completely wrong. But business debt isn’t always a bad thing.

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Why Banks Should Prioritize Providing Integrated Solutions For Small Business Clients

FISPAN

open banking FinTech small business

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Telcos prioritize B2B sales planning for 5G rollout

Anaplan

Telcos look forward to offering profitable new services in the 5G rollout. But expanding their B2B market presence will require intelligent sales planning. Sales & Marketing

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Amazon Prioritizes Equal Pay, Fraud Prevention And Data Privacy

PYMNTS

Online retail giant Amazon says it will launch into new markets amid an uncertain sea of controversies and regulations, CNBC reported on Friday (Oct. Amazon outlined its opinion on touchy subjects and said in a blog post last week, “there is much room for healthy debate and differing opinions.” Minimum wage, climate change, workplace diversity, immigration, and more were among the topics outlined. The blog post didn’t touch on antitrust issues.

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The Fed Prioritizes Security As Payments Speed Up

PYMNTS

The U.S. Federal Reserve is turning heads for its attention to faster payments, but the Fed has recently announced yet another initiative in the payments innovation space. Last week, the Fed’s Secure Payments Task Force called for comment from industry stakeholders about what challenges they face when it comes to payments security.

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When Is It OK to Prioritize Business Growth Over Business Debt?

Planful

While there’s no magic formula to define what’s “healthy” debt, you can answer these questions to decide if your company is ready to prioritize growth over business debt. If you’re in finance, your instinct likely tells you to always protect the money—and your gut’s not completely wrong. But business debt isn’t always a bad thing.

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CFOs Prioritize Their FinTech B2B Payments Strategies

PYMNTS

The chief financial officers of the U.S. are looking in new directions this year to help their companies grow, according to The Wall Street Journal. The publication held its 2016 CFO Network conference last week, during which executives were placed into five groups to discuss current market trends and their priorities under those developments. One group, The Fintech Revolution, identified several areas in which CFOs can better perform amid this era.

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Facebook Grant Money To Prioritize SMBs Owned By Women, Minorities And Veterans

PYMNTS

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced Thursday (May 21) that the social media giant would be awarding $20 million to businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans, according to CNBC. The giveaway is based on those groups often taking the worst brunt in crises like the coronavirus pandemic. “

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White House And FCC Prioritize 5G, Will Spend $20B On Rural Broadband

PYMNTS

The White House and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have announced they will prioritize 5G to make sure America is at the forefront of pushing out the new technology. Also, they announced a plan to spend $20.4 billion to bring broadband to rural communities. Cnet reported that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai plans to announce new airwave auctions to telecommunications companies to facilitate the endeavor.

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Proposal Would Allow SMBs To Get Another PPP Loan 

PYMNTS

The Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program (P4) Act would allow businesses with fewer than 100 employees to get a second loan. Loans Congress Editors' Picks loans News pandemic PPP Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program SMBs What's Hot

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Keeping inflation in hand; Iron Road picks up former SEC official

Private Funds CFO

What to prioritize in the new inflationary environment. News & Analysis daily

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Prioritizing brain health: Scaling what works to add years to life and life to years

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

How many more years can be spent in optimal health if our society viewed mental and substance-use disorders as we do other conditions? The McKinsey Health Institute and the Healthy Brains Global Initiative collaboration sought to answer this question through a series of interactives.

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Lessons from the M&A front lines

CFO Dive

Early in the deal-making process CFOs should think big and prioritize but they also need to consider steps for setting the tone after the ink dries

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Building a cybersecurity culture from within: An interview with MongoDB

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

MongoDB’s security champions program leadership team discusses how cybersecurity training can create a company-wide culture that prioritizes security and encourages employees to get involved.

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The digital revolution is brewing in the industrials sector

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

In the coming years, winning companies will prioritize digital to build business resilience through customer-centric innovation, talent acquisition and retention, and operational excellence.

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Building better capital projects through sustainability benchmarks

McKinsey

As leaders across industries prioritize sustainability practices, a clear and defined set of metrics and benchmarks will be necessary to build sustainable capital projects.

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Senators Look To Extend PPP Loans To Include More SMBs

PYMNTS

To be eligible for the Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program (P4), businesses must have already spent a PPP loan, or be on pace to use the funding and must prove a revenue loss of 50 percent or more due to the pandemic.

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Responsible product management: The critical tech challenge

McKinsey

Prioritizing privacy, sustainability, and inclusion will soon be essential to successful tech development. For product managers to make responsible innovation a core discipline, companies must first lay the foundation. Our Insights High Tech & Internet Telecommunications Sustainability

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‘Innovation is Islamic’: An interview with Boubyan’s CEO and vice chair

McKinsey

Adel Abdul Wahab Al-Majed describes how prioritizing performance, setting high aspirations, and bubbling up ideas throughout the organization transformed Kuwait’s Boubyan Bank into a digital leader. Middle East and Africa Banking Middle East Digital strategy and organization