Technology Blog

Armanino’s Technology Blog informs technology and software CFOs and executives of the latest industry trends, rule changes and best practices. Our professionals bring you their insights and advice from an accounting and organization perspective to help your company reach its goals.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Last Call: Top 6 Reasons to Attend EVOLUTION

EVOLUTION is happening this Thursday, November 10 and it’s not too late to register! This free, one-day event for business leaders offers education and networking around today’s leading business practices, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits. Here are the top reasons technology leaders should attend: 1. Experience Growth Through Innovation …

Monday, October 3, 2016

EVOLUTION 2016 – Growth Through Innovation: Register to Attend

Back for the second year on November 10, Armanino will host EVOLUTION 2016—a free, one-day event for business leaders that offers education and networking around today’s leading business practices, as well as the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits. Here is everything you need to know about this must-attend conference. This year we’re focusing …

Monday, October 5, 2015

Top 5 Items CFOs Should Add to Their Agenda

Recently, a gathering of global chief financial officers from some of the world’s largest companies gathered at the Wall Street Journal’s  CFO Network conference. They saw a tightening labor market and higher wages—a sign of economic momentum. With the CFO market for talent at a premium and fierce competition in the finding the right CFO, …

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

EVOLUTION Conference: Technology Tips, Tricks & Updates

Armanino has revamped the Dynamics User Days and Technology Forums of our past into the robust EVOLUTION conference. This year’s conference is dedicated to showcasing superior professional development alongside technology tips, tricks and updates. Educational tracks include Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IPO Readiness, Cloud & Data Security, Technology Toolkit, and …

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Etsy’s Roadshow: A Reminder for Pre-IPO CFOs

While the SEC is reviewing Etsy’s Form S-1 submission (filed on March 4 of this year), the management team is preparing to embark on a roadshow tomorrow, where company executives and bankers will provide financial analysts and investors with the opportunity to question management—particularly the CEO and CFO—on the upcoming NASDAQ launch of ticker symbol …

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

CFOs: Meet the Demand for Better KPIs

Armanino recently uncovered in our CFO Evolution Survey that 87% percent of CFOs said they are facing an increase in demand for information based on predictive data with the executive team and internal department heads leading this demand. Chief among the challenges in meeting their needs was isolating and analyzing the volume and variety of …

Friday, April 25, 2014

Stopping the Next Heartbleed: Mitigate Digital Risk

The “Heartbleed” bug that was uncovered in early April led to a serious security flaw in the popular OpenSSL software used by many sites to encrypt and transmit credit card numbers, passwords and other personal data. This latest threat is one more reminder that it’s critical to have an effective (and adaptable) digital risk mitigation …

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Predictive Analytics and KPIs Remain Important to CFOs

A global data explosion is underway. By one estimate, in the next seven years, the world will generate 50 times as much data as it has up to now. That’s exciting. And business executives are eager to harness all this data so they can better understanding the changes that are now and will soon affect …

Friday, November 8, 2013

Social Media’s Value? Ask the CFO

Upwardly mobile CFOs with an urge to play a larger strategic role in their companies may have a surprising ally–social media. One of the most vexing issues facing CEOs is calculating the return on investment in social media. Anecdotally, CEOs get it. Interacting directly with customers is the wave of the future, seemingly as inevitable …

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Data Demands Better Modeling from CFOs

Do you feel the ground shaking? It’s happening.And it has nothing to do with the Hayward Fault.There’s a seismic shift underway in the role of CFOs. Sure, CFOs are still responsible for counting the beans–traditional tasks like overseeing the assembly of monthly financial reports, tax preparation, audits and the like. But survey after survey is …

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