Enterprise Document Management (EDM) enables organisations to electronically store, retrieve, manage, deliver, and authorise business documents, but how do CFOs go about selecting the correct provider?
Responsibility for IT invariably falls to CFOs, so when an implementation goes wrong it’s your reputation at stake and even your neck on the line. But it is possible to get a failing technology project back on track even if the worst happens, says Amit Laud.
IT security is a serious issue for all board level executives, especially those CFOs signing off huge cheques for IT security rollouts. But the starting point to understanding the concepts is getting your head around the jargon. Sean Glynn offers a translation.
CFOs at insurance firms plan to shift technology investment priorities to mobile technologies, digital marketing, including social media such as Facebook, and channel integration over the next three years.
The global economic crisis has prompted a greater recognition of the critical role played by a robust internal audit capability, but auditors themselves are worried by their own lack of technological skills.
"If Mr Cable had his way, all the big banks would be broken up and bonuses would be virtually eliminated - a sure-fire way in my view of guaranteeing an end to the UK’s ability to compete as an international financial centre. Let’s not forget that this is a man who is on record as saying that everyone who works in a bank has an ‘aristocratic lifestyle’ clearly demonstrating his lack of understanding of the sector." A tough line on bankers’ bonuses could make a brain drain of financial talent a distinct possibility, warns Paul Marsden. Read more