Finance

How the Combination of Cloud, AI is Influencing IT Investment Strategy (Cloud Tech)

The pace of change from a traditional capital-intensive IT infrastructure model to a more flexible hybrid multi-cloud services model is influencing enterprise spending trends acros... More

The Rise of the Chief Customer Success Officer (Raconteur)

A new breed of corporate executive, some chief customer success officers are taking a seat at the top table while others fight to be heard. Chris Bartlett, who heads up one of the ... More

Google’s Ulku Rowe on How innovative Financial Services Firms Approach the Cloud (Tearsheet)

Ulku Rowe, Google Cloud: "Cloud has something to offer regardless of the size of company or the stage it’s at. HSBC has been working with us as a strategic partner. They’re bre... More

Intelligent Spend Management Takes Procurement From the Back Office to the Boardroom (Forbes)

For years, procurement has been considered a back-office function – the realm of finance, supply chain and operations experts. But with the rise of intelligent spend management, ... More

Strategy, Transformation, and the New CFO (Adobe Blog)

For CFOs today, our transformation—from tracking value to helping create it—is exhilarating, but there’s also a lot to learn. At our recent Adobe Summit I met with a group of... More

Adobe’s Stoddard Talks IT Investment, Role of the CIO (IDG Connect)

Cynthia Stoddard, Adobe: "In the cloud environment, it's important for CIO's to have leadership or influence over cloud operations because operational excellence is a key different... More

Netflix Will Invest Up to $100M in a NYC Production Hub (Engadget)

Netflix films many of its productions in New York City, so it only makes sense to have a large presence there, doesn't it? The company certainly thinks so. It's establishing an NYC... More

Western Digital Appoints New Chief Financial Officer (HITS)

Western Digital announced the appointment of Robert Eulau to lead the company’s finance organization as executive vice president and chief financial officer, reporting to Steve M... More

How to Close the Gender Pay Gap Once and for All (Forbes)

Susan Galer, SAP: Employers of all sizes in the public and private sectors can take steps to address gender bias, including pay equity. These include more transparent hiring and pr... More

How Digital Technology is Transforming Cost Management ([email protected])

When companies talk about cost management, their focus typically is on slashing their current expenses. But in today’s digital era, cost management has taken on a new hue: It pro... More

IT Could Get a $4K Salary Hike This Year (Tech HQ)

A shortage of skilled IT professionals in the US could push wages up to a median compensation of at least US$97,000— a US$4,000 hike on last year. According to a new report, many... More

EY Releases Cryptocurrency Accounting, Tax Tool (Accounting Today)

EY has debuted its Crypto-Asset Accounting and Tax tool, a technology solution designed to facilitate accounting and tax calculations for cryptocurrency transactions. Coming as a s... More

Software Engineers Earn Significantly More Than Average as Demand Soars (Verdict)

Since 2008, software developers have topped the list of the hardest to fill jobs in the United States, with he tech industry struggling to attract enough talent to fill a growing n... More

How to Avoid CIO and CFO Clashes Over Cloud Spend (Tech Republic)

Nearly 60% of organizations overspend their budget on cloud resources, due in part to mismatched IT and finance perceptions, according to a new report.... More

Current Job Market for IT Pros Looks Promising (DXC Technology Blog)

Concerns about an economic slowdown notwithstanding, this year promises to be a good one if you’re an IT professional, according to an annual report. The network for IT professio... More

Infosys, on a 10,000-Job Hiring Sprint in the U.S., is 75% of the Way There (Quartz)

Infosys has been operating in the US for more than 30 years. But its presence as an American employer is just beginning to be felt. In May 2017, Infosys said it would hire 10,000 U... More

Salesforce Builds $50M Impact Investing Portfolio (Forbes)

Suzanne DiBianca, chief philanthropy officer and executive vice president of corporate relations at Salesforce, was among the first employees at the company and has championed soci... More

AI Spend Hit $219B in 2018, but Most Execs Wish They’d Invested Sooner (Verdict)

Global business spending on artificial intelligence reached $219bn in 2018, however despite such a high level of AI spend, the vast majority of C-suite executives wish they had mov... More

The People Part of Digital Transformation is Crucial (DXC Technology Blog)

Enterprises are struggling to find workers with the skills and experience to help them succeed in the digital economy. Developers, cybersecurity professionals, data analysts, and m... More

Gartner: Cloud, Enterprise Software to Drive Global IT Spending Increase (CIO)

Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall increase in gl... More