Why innovation in finance starts in the back office

It’s time for CFOs to grasp innovation by the horns and to understand how to best streamline processes and use technology to boost efficiency in the back office, Even in the world’s largest businesses, it’s not unusual for the finance department to still lean on spreadsheets and manual technology. Finance departments have long since relied …

“Como vim parar aqui? Tenho uma resposta”, diz única CEO negra do Brasil

Por Ana Pinho, do Na Prática   “Represento, sim, 0,4% do universo de presidentes”, diz Rachel Maia, mulher, negra e CEO da Pandora     Rachel Maia, da joalheria Pandora: a única CEO negra do Brasil (Germano Luders/VOCÊ S/A)   Mulher, negra e brasileira – embora seu nome tenha a pronúncia americana –, Rachel Maia …

IT spending on inovation is now a priority

Businesses are increasing their spending on technology, with cloud services as the big beneficiary. Hardware and software spending is declining as spending on cloud services rises, particularly on SaaS, according to the most recent annual survey from the Society for Information Management (SIM). Analytics/business intelligence and cybersecurity are the top two IT spending priorities, something that has …