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TechTalk Blog: Rise of a Hybrid in the C-suite - the CFTO?

CFOs have the ability to access decision-critical information and be part of those strategic discussions in the C-suite, but they must master the domain of information technology to do this effectively


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TechTalk Blog: Elevating Technology Governance to Board Level: Managing Material Risks

In fact, I think the CFO has the potential to take on a great role beyond finance and accounting, as pointed out in my earlier IMA TechTalk Blog, “Rise of a Hybrid in the C-suite: the CFTO?. ” This is not to say that the CIO has no role – this is a chance to foster greater collaboration within the C-suite itself and start to plant the seeds of a culture of integrated thinking that can trickle down to the rest of the organization as well as up to the board



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TechTalk Blog: Cyber Security Threats Hitting Midsize Companies Increasingly – Smaller Companies Next

If I were a betting man – and sometimes I am – the data released by The Hartford Midsize Business Monitor about the role of technology in midsize companies points towards a growing risk that is not just the exclusive pain of the ‘big guys.’ Eighty-two percent of midsize companies consider...



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TechTalk Blog -- Why the Capital Markets Needs Integrated Reporting -- Non-Financial Reporting

Interesting article … Largest democratic country in the world (India) is pushing the largest capital markets country in the world (USA) to have public companies disclose not only financial information but non-financial information to better serve both investors and the public. Including...


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TechTalk - EU NATION COMPANIES MOVE FORWARD WITH NON-FINANCIAL REPORTING TO ACTIVATE THE CAPITAL MARKETS TO BRING CHANGE

Great article about UK’s new narrative reporting framework for listed companies, banks and insurance enterprises with more than 500 employees that went into effect for financial reporting periods on or after January 1, 2017 . Companies, banks and insurance enterprises will be required...


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TechTalk Blog: US SEC Invites Entities Regulated by the SEC (Public Companies) to Submit a Voluntary Diversity Assessment Report and Also Disclose to Stakeholders

Earlier this week the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWI) issued a report aimed at helping SEC-regulated entities assess diversity efforts to the capital markets and other interested stakeholders. The self-assessments are voluntary for US public...


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TechTalk Blog -- 86% of Accounting Tasks Can Be Automated With Current Technology -- Management Accountants Need to Review New Technologies

Great article in Accounting Today by Daniel Hood (Editor) today about the accounting profession and its relationship to technology… From Accounting Today: T homson Reuters’ Jon Baron … roughly a third of them (accountants) are dooming themselves to extinction by not embracing change and...

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TechTalk Blog: DATA AMPLIFIED GLOBAL CONFERENCE IN PARIS HELD ON NOVEMBER 6-8, 2017 TO DISCUSS FUTURE OF BUSINESS REPORTING & DISCLOSURE

ATTENTION: IMA MEMBERS -- Its not too late to register for the DATA AMPLIFIED GLOBAL CONFERENCE IN PARIS The IMA is an ASSOCIATION PARTNER and Strategic Finance Magazine is a Media Partner for the Conference 15% DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE FOR IMA MEMBERS AROUND THE WORLD USING IMA15 ...