Weekly Wrap-Up: CFO Must-Reads

Adaptive Insights, cpm software, corporate performance management, business intelligence, financial planning, financial budgets, financial reportingStaying current on the latest industry news, updates, and opinions is a critical part of being an adaptive finance leader.

And to give you an easy way to stay abreast of all the happenings in the world of business and finance, we’ve compiled the following list of five modern CFO must-reads from the past week. Leave us a comment if you’ve read an article this week that you consider a CFO must-read!

1. CFOs, don’t miss your next job opportunity.

Use these four crucial tips for getting — and staying! — on the radar of financial-executive recruiters and building a positive brand within the exec search community.

2. “Using software to handle and analyze data is just the most sensible thing to do.”

Ian Preston of Adaptive Insights breaks down the process of creating a data-driven culture of analytics and strategic decision-making.

3. “There are four main reasons why SaaS is inevitably the best sidekick around for an innovative finance leader.”

Modern CFOs have reached superhero status with their ability to take on strategic roles across the organization. But every superhero needs a sidekick, which is where SaaS steps in to hep you save the day!

4. The analytic mindset of the modern CFO keeps C-suite harmony.

According to a recent study by executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates, the analytical minds of CFOs serve as a, “counterbalance to the more emotionally-inflected nature” of top executives.

5. Get ready – the biggest month of U.S. economic data in YEARS is coming.

The U.S. is facing a “moment of truth” with the impending employment cost index report.

What do you like to read as a modern finance leader? Tweet us your recommendations to @AdaptiveInsight!

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