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IT executives advises on business evolution

Why The New Breed Of CFO Will Own IT

The increasing number of chief financial officers (CFOs) and their peers from Generation X and Generation Y that are now heading up finance…
finance professionals work together

The New Breed Of CFO And How To Become One Yourself

“Stick close to your desks and never go to sea, And you all may be rulers of the Queen’s Navy” The chorus of “Sir Joseph Porter’s Song” above, taken from the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta H. M. S….
CFO meets with multi-generational finance team

The CFO And The Challenges Of A Multi-Generational Finance Team

Things are going to change once the cream of Generation Y, (the ‘Millennials’), who were born between 1981–2005, have risen through the ranks of Finance and step into the CFO role.
Manufacturing

Is Cost Management Out Of Step With The Needs of Global Manufacturing?

Manufacturing has changed dramatically over the last 50 years with the de-industrialization of the west and a significant shift in production towards countries such as China and India. These were once the world’s source of low-cost manufacturing capacity but…
High Performance Companies

High Performance Companies ‘Thrive’ While Others ‘Survive’

To find out how some companies have thrived during the last five years of difficult trading conditions while other have simply languished, Ernst & Young…

Now It’s Internal Audits Turn to Add Value

Many years ago I once shared an office with group of high-testosterone young management accountants and a solitary middle-aged female internal auditor. She must have dreaded coming to work, not knowing what tales she would over hear from her…