Fast-Growth M&A: A Winning Strategy

Doing several smaller acquisitions can help a company grow faster and generate more value than individual deals, but the increased deal flow can tax acquirers, leaving them with insufficient resources to get the deals done properly. Some tips to increase chances of success.

Measuring Innovation For Resilience And Sustainable Performance

For most companies, meaningful innovation measurement requires a balance between activity- and outcome-based metrics. Focus on these five categories.

Special Report: Navigating Biden’s ESG-Driven Tax And Regulatory Agenda

As business braces for Biden’s 'Made in America' tax and regulatory pressures, here’s what you need to know.

What’s Next In Analytics: Using Prescriptions To Deliver Revenue

Any investment decision CFOs make today should profit the organization in the future—whether that’s right around the corner or a year ahead.

Time To Dump The ‘Eat What You Kill’ Compensation Model

This outdated law of the jungle rewards individuals over the team, which ultimately fails the customer. Here's how to update for today's business climate.

Building Your Executive Brand

As Amazon's Jeff Bezos put it, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room." Five suggestions for building it authentically.

CFO Confidence Dips In February, Amid Rising Inflation Fears

StrategicCFO360’s latest poll of U.S. CFOs shows optimism for a near-term recovery, but confidence ebbed slightly in February on concerns over inflation and the impact of government aid programs.

How Leaders Can Fuse Compassion With Success For A Strong Recovery

In 2021, cost-cutting measures—and even furloughs—may be necessary for immediate survival, but how companies do this will make all the difference.

CFO Confidence Dips In February, Amid Rising Inflation Fears

StrategicCFO360’s latest poll of U.S. CFOs shows optimism for a near-term recovery, but confidence ebbed slightly in February on concerns over inflation and the impact of government aid programs.

Bank CFO on PPP: ‘We Had To Learn On The Fly’

PCSB's Jeff Helf talks PPP challenges and rewards, and how the program gave the community bank an edge over big bank competitors.

8 Steps To Greater Accountability

Behind the buzzword is a basic human value—one that can't necessarily be incentivized through traditional reward, but can be cultivated as part of a great culture.

Six Steps To Successful Post-Merger Integration During Covid

Integrating an acquired company is challenging in the best of times. During a pandemic, the risks are even higher. Some advice from an M&A veteran.

The Great Digital Acceleration

The new challenge organizations face is to continue to build out and improve digital channels as we begin to adjust to post-pandemic life. To do that, CEOs and CFOs need to include their technologists in every major decision.

The Evolving Role Of Finance In Higher Education

Long Island University CFO Christopher Fevola explains how the scope of his role as finance chief has expanded to include non-traditional elements such as recruiting and enrollment, retention, academic programming, talent management, and marketing.

We Need A Better Model For Responding To National Crises

As our response to Covid makes clear, the U.S. lacks a practical approach to deal with an emergency that grips the entire breadth of the country in multiple ways over a prolonged period. Here's what we need to do.

Digital Strategy: ‘Go Ahead And Go For Broke’

Eleven savvy large-cap CEOs gathered to share their strategies for digitization and how what they've learned in 2020 will shape 2021—and beyond.

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Technology & Leadership

Tips for Overcoming a Tech-Averse Leadership Team

Want to be a changemaker in your organization? Start by understanding and accepting the critical role you, as CFO, play in helping your company adopt new technology.

PARTNER CENTER

The Imperative Of Clear Expectations For Your Team

If you want great results, assuming your team understands the outcomes you’re looking for is the best way not to get them.

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Strategy

Why A Seldom Used Ratio Is Now Defining The Strongest Financial...

While contraction and layoffs may be inescapable, there are avenues to capital, and ultimately revenue, which are drastically underutilized.