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ALSO CALLED: Chief Finance Officers, CFO, Chief Financial Officers, Finance Directors
DEFINITION: CFO (Chief Financial Officer) is a corporate title for the person responsible for managing the company's financial operations. In many companies, the CFO is also the treasurer. Because managing quarterly results depends on bookkeeping skills, the CFO is often seen as the second most important person in the company, after the CEO.See also: CEO and others, CxO and C-level.
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What Ever Happened to the Virtual Close?
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper that discusses how CFOs are once again trying to perfect the process of closing the books, and this time, not in a way that should be solely focused on doing it faster. Learn from several financial executives why patience is vital when dealing with the virtual close.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

Adaptive Insights

Harvard Business Review: The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This Harvard Business Review report explains why big data in HR will allow HR departments to move beyond simple headcount and be more predictive than reactionary. Inside, learn from several examples of finance adopters of big data that are winning favorable notice from the C-suite.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Workday

CFOs on Managing Finance Technology
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a complete list of findings from a recent study which questioned finance executives about the systems-related challenges they have faced, in addition to challenges they are currently working to overcome for the future.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Workday

CFO Research - Beyond Numbers: The Challenge of Telling your Company's Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a narrative analysis can ultimately help CFOs with their planning and assist company growth.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Tackling the CFO Innovation Challenge
sponsored by Perceptive Software
WHITE PAPER: Find out how CFO's are providing innovative solutions while focusing on best in class operational excellence.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Perceptive Software

Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you're considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

15 Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: It's always a good idea to take stock of your skills, your pay, and your certifications. To that end, here is a review of 15 of the top-paying certifications for 2014. With each certification, you'll find the average (mean) salary and a brief description.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Global Knowledge

Empowering Modern Finance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Modern financial organizations are no longer satisfied with simply containing costs -- they are committed to improving operations, leveraging analytics, and producing data-driven insight. In this report, discover what C-suite and line-of-business execs had to say about the goals of modern finance organizations and the role of technology.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Oracle Corporation

Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance is Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the findings of a survey of 270 finance and IT decision-makers regarding their financial management strategies and the value of embracing the cloud.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

The Relationship between C-suite and HR
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this fascinating fact sheet to discover the importance of the relationship between CEOs/CFOs and the heads of HR, and learn how to improve this relationship and ensure better HR and overall business results.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Oracle Corporation

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
WHITE PAPER: In this CFO guidebook, learn how you can leverage mobile, cloud, social media, and big data to dramatically improve business results and drive insight-fueled transformation.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


The CFO Handbook: Critical Benefits of the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing matures, forward-thinking CFOs are realizing that the cloud can be much more than just a cost-saving platform. This resource explains how the cloud can help you improve business processes, increase operational efficiencies, and more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Oracle Corporation

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Why Should CFOs Care About the Cloud? Because IT Sees it Differently
sponsored by Host Analytics, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses why CFOs should care about the cloud and how the approaches of IT and finance executives differ when it comes to cloud computing.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Host Analytics, Inc

Uncrossing the Wires: Starting - And Sustaining - The Conversation on Technology Value
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In December 2011 and January 2012, CFO Research Services and SearchCIO conducted a survey that received qualified responses from 382 senior finance executives and 300 senior IT executives working in a wide variety of companies. Review key findings and learn the three noteworthy areas where IT and finance executives are in strong agreement.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Managing Costs More Effectively
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Ventana Research paper identifies the IT components that can be used to identify ways to improve cost management for success in today's recovering yet volatile market.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Superstar CFO: After the Crisis
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the concerns and goals of the modern CFO during this crucial, post-recession recovery period. Topics discusses inside are the increased need for fast, acurate and keeping up with governance, risk and compliance (GRC) while moving forward.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

5 Best Practices for Smartphone Support: The Enterprise Guide to Smart Support for Smart Devices
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper features real-world examples from US enterprises on how the benefits of keeping mobile devices functioning without interruption are felt on every level of business.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

LogMeIn, Inc.

A Roadmap to Enterprise Capture
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document serves as a how-to guide for adopting a culture of document driven business process automation enabled by enterprise capture. A structured and phased approach is intended to take you from where you are to where you want to be, in terms of building a sustainable enterprise capture strategy optimizing document driven business process.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

Kofax, Inc.

Risk Management: Protect and Maximize Stakeholder Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a risk management program can help identify opportunities for value creation while also protecting against potential threats.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Risk Management: Protect and Maximize Stakeholder Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a risk management program can help identify opportunities for value creation while also protecting against potential threats.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation

Working Together To Improve Strategic Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals compelling examples of how organizations foster collaboration between finance and IT to ensure successful strategic planning.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

IT’s Role in Strategic Planning Key To Success
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for more research findings as well as CIO insight into how strategic planning can be successful for both sides.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation
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