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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3 Ways IT and HR Can Prioritize Employee Experience

CFO News Room

In a historic shift, employees are abandoning companies that don’t prioritize the employee end-user experience (EUX)—or, more specifically, ditching leadership that doesn’t provide the technologies and infrastructure required for their workforce to succeed in the new digital workplace.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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‘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

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The CEO’s risk agenda: An insurance perspective

McKinsey

In a fast-changing business environment, CEOs who prioritize a new, holistic risk management approach will add value to their organizations—and to their customers too. Insights on Financial Services Insurance

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Family Businesses Have a Talent-Acquisition Advantage

CFO News Room

As family businesses look to prioritize growth, they must remain laser-focused on levers that will move their businesses forward, even in the face of economic uncertainty and global challenges. Family businesses have been prioritizing ESG long before it became a talking point.

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Salad Days are Over for Asian Tech—and Not Just in China

CFO News Room

Sea Ltd, Southeast Asia’s largest internet firm, has pulled out of India’s e-commerce market as it seeks to prioritize profits over growth—a bellwether, perhaps, for other tech firms in the region. Source link.

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3 ways work experience outsmarts formal education for professional development

McKinsey

Effective organizations who prioritize learning and development can have a major impact on whether or not an individual reaches their potential, write Anu Madgavkar and Sven Smit in World Economic Forum Agenda. . The McKinsey Global Institute used big data to examine 4 million real-world job histories and found that meaningful work experience is critical to human capital development.

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Anaplan delivers a 303% ROI, Forrester TEI study reveals

Anaplan

Every CXO knows that prioritizing change can be hard. Expand your expectations of what a truly connected enterprise planning platform can do. It often takes a few painful problems to push your organization to invest in a platform for major operational activities, such as planning.

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5 + 5 = 10 Tips CFOs Can Use to Put AI in Finance to Work Today

Planful

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit two years later, it forced businesses to prioritize digital to stay afloat. In 2018, McKinsey reported that CFOs who didn’t adopt digital innovations like artificial intelligence (AI) were in danger of falling behind their counterparts in IT and marketing.

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What is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System?

Navigator SAP

Daily business decisions can be as low-stakes as prioritizing your email inbox or as momentous as deciding on a strategic acquisition. Your choices can lead to solutions to the problems your company faces—or to regrets and harsh consequences.

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