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1. 7 tips for CFOs to keep pace with technology changes

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Relentless pressure to stay current with continuously evolving technology has emerged as the chief source of stress on corporate finance teams, according to a Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 2,200 U.S. chief financial officers. What can CFOs do to stay current on technology? It all starts with education. CGMA Magazine online (05/01)


2. Hundreds of Zappos employees say no to holacracy

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

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3. Challenge the status quo

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

What does it mean to challenge the status quo? For Kathy Waller, CPA, CGMA, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Coca-Cola, it means pushing yourself, and your team, to achieve something beyond what's expected. Watch this short video to hear Waller explain how the CGMA designation broadens the skill set of her team, challenging it to beat the status quo.


4. Analysis: Inefficiency in finance costly for some firms

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Many companies' financial processes remain inefficient, taking up millions of revenue dollars in the most extreme cases. Top-performing companies spend no more than 0.6% on finance operations, while bottom performers spend 2% or more. Best performers use tools such as automated routine transaction processing and put savings toward hiring accounting employees focused on planning, analysis and statistics. CFO.com (05/11)


5. Anticipatory thinking is vital for accountants, but so are core values

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Author Daniel Burrus said accountants have to keep up with technology's effect on the business environment in which they operate, but they also need to remember that personal relationships are critical. Burrus, in a presentation this month, discussed the ways in which accountants can be more anticipatory. CGMA Magazine online (05/05)


6. How to pick a successful risk leader

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Corporate boards should look for an executive risk leader with these particular qualities to help them oversee and govern an increasing number of unfamiliar and complex risks that threaten the business. CGMA Magazine online (05/05)


7. IASB proposes one-year delay of revenue-recognition effective date

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

The International Accounting Standards Board published a proposal Tuesday seeking comment on a potential one-year delay of the effective date for the new revenue-recognition standard. The Financial Accounting Standards Board has proposed a similar delay for the standard, which the boards developed jointly. Journal of Accountancy online (05/19)


8. Many M&A effects possible through corporate-tax reform

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Reform of corporate taxation could make mergers and acquisitions more attractive, but there is risk of elimination of the accelerated-depreciation deduction, as well as changes that disproportionately affect pass-through companies. Axial (05/08)


9. Insurers say ACA has helped earnings improve

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Several health insurers posted better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter and have raised their expectations for the rest of the year. Among the reasons the companies cite for increased earnings are enrollment gains under the Affordable Care Act and a stronger understanding of the law's costs. Associated Press, The (04/29)


10. Antivirus vendors embrace fresh tactics

BusIndNews | May 20, 2015

Network World (05/11)




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