How To Use Technology To Overcome Today’s Top CFO Challenges

In a data-driven organization, the person with the most reliable data and the clearest view of the facts is likely to have a positive impact on desired outcomes. Strategic decisions require more than just being persuasive; credibility is established with sound data and analysis. This means that the CFO is often in the best position to exert meaningful influence on strategic decisions.

But if the CFO cannot access timely and accurate financial reports and is juggling too many competing priorities, the ability to impact outcomes and contribute to strategic decisions can be too easily compromised.

IT Security and Engaging Users to Reduce Vulnerability

There is a lot of discussion going on about security in the cloud. With numerous advancements in technologies of various sorts intended to secure our information and identities on the Web, how is it that security continues to be a growing problem? The answer is in the Big Data the Web collects (read about the Internet of Things – IoT), the large silos of data now handily available in the cloud, and users who continue to provide access for all sorts of bad guys and malicious attackers simply due to not understanding that they – the users – remain as the biggest vulnerability of all. It is educating this user and finding a way to get them to recognize their potential as a critical element in enhancing system security and reducing vulnerability that has become the larger challenge.