According to the 2012 Gartner FEI CFO Technology study, big data, analytics, and new mobile, social and cloud computing platforms are increasingly on CFOs radar screens because of their potential to unlock new growth opportunities. Here, find out more about this recent study, plus get more expert insight in the evolving role of today's CFO.
CFO 2.0 How new market pressures are changing the relationship between IT and finance
Blog: Why CFOs Should Care About Big Data By John O'Rourke, Vice President EPM Product Marketing at Oracle: Clearly, whoever masters the art and science of big data will be positioned for competitive advantage in their industries or markets. That’s why smart CFOs are taking control of big data and business analytics projects, not just to uncover new ways to drive growth in a slowing global economy, but also to be a catalyst for change in the enterprise.
Reinventing America: The Transformational Power of Technology Big Data, business analytics, and new cloud, mobile, and social technology are driving “one of the most important inflection points in the history of technology” by dramatically “transforming how individuals work and companies compete,” said Oracle chairman Jeff Henley in a recent speech. Get Henley's eight specific steps for CEOs, CFOs, and CIOs looking to transform themselves with the help of those powerful new technologies.
Five Ideas: Finance Financial smarts alone are no longer enough to meet these new challenges. Today's CFOs need technology expertise as well. Here, get expert advice about what finance leadership need to focus on to succeed in this evolving role.