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January/February 2010 - December 2013

Recent Updates: 2013

Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida

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Banham, R. 2010. Game changer: Want to score big with your next new product or growth strategy? Take it one level at a time. CFO (September): 56-59.

Banham, R. 2010. Have no fear, the consultants are here: Hiring outside expertise has long been a perilous exercise, but clients are gaining the upper hand. CFO (June): 56-59.

Banham, R. 2010. Matter of perception: CFO compensation is up and down. That should make shareholders and finance chiefs happy, which is no easy feat. CFO (October): 60-65.

Banham, R. 2010. The shape to things to come: L, V, or W? Perhaps a check mark, or something with a wiggly tail? Top economists debate what the recovery will look like. CFO (March): 48-53.

Banham, R. 2010. Shape shifters: Top economists tinker with their projections for 2011. CFO (December): 48-51.

Banham, R. 2010. Strategic inquisitions: We ask CFOs what it takes to become a true partner in setting company strategy. CFO (December): 42-47.

Banham, R. 2011. Disaster averted? A torrent of bad news for business may be good news for enterprise risk management. CFO (April): 56-63. ("Thanks to the global financial meltdown, we now know what a "black swan" is. But do we know from which direction the next one will swim into view, and what to do when it does? Black swans are, or course, those highly improbable but painfully consequential events that strike from the blue - or from the streets of Cairo, or from an offshore oil rig, or from a poorly designed car part. They can destroy a company's reputation, cripple its financial performance, and perhaps even kill it outright.")

Banham, R. 2011. Enjoy the ride: CFO compensation made headway last year, but the sailing may not be so smooth in 2011. CFO (October): 60-67.

Banham, R. 2011. Going public by accident: Private companies may unwittingly find themselves in the public eye when shares are traded too freely. CFO (March): 58-62.

Banham, R. 2011. Let it roll: Why more companies are abandoning budgets in favor of rolling forecasts. CFO (May): 42-47.

Banham, R. 2011. Looking in the mouth of the gift card: Consumers love them, and so do companies. But finance departments face plenty of challenges in managing them well. CFO (September): 58-62.

Banham, R. 2011. Space race: The weak real estate market offers CFO's a great opportunity. Here's how to maximize it. CFO (January/February): 59-63.

Banham, R. 2011. The price is (more) right: Improved technology - and leadership from finance - may help companies optimize their margins. CFO (June): 60-63.

Banham, R. 2011. What ever happened to the virtual close? CFO (November): 62-66.

Banham, R. 2012. Healing America's economy: Obama vs. Romney. Which Presidential candidate has the better plan for reviving the economy? We asked economists what they think. CFO (October): 44-50.

Banham, R. 2012. Freed from the budget: Many companies see budgeting as a time-consuming exercise of limited value. Some are resorting to a radical fix: Getting rid of the budget. CFO (September): 41-46. (Summary).

Banham, R. 2012. Letting go of guidance. Is providing quarterly earnings guidance to Wall Street worth the effort? Many companies say no. CFO (November): 44-48.

Banham, R. 2012. Too much of a good thing: Working capital is piling up at America's largest companies. CFO (July/August): 46-53. (The 2012 CFO/REL working capital scorecard includes: Days sales outstanding, Days inventory outstanding, Days payables outstanding, and Days working capital).

Banham, R. 2012. When the boomers go: The coming retirement of the baby boomers could leave businesses short of critical knowledge and skills. Make sure it doesn't happen to your company. CFO (June): 50-55.

Banham, R. 2012. Where the money is, and the security isn't. CFO (January/February): 31-32.

Banham, R. 2012. Whose company is it? A controversial new book has rekindled the debate over shareholder value and the purpose of the public corporation. CFO (November): 50-55. (Stout, L. 2012. The Shareholder Value Myth: How Putting Shareholders First Harms Investors, Corporations, and the Public. Berrett-Kohler Publishers).

Banham, R. 2013. A well-oiled machine: How oil giant Baker Hughes integrated its far-flung finance operations. CFO (March): 32-35. (Case study).

Banham, R. 2013. All together now: The convergence of social, mobile and cloud technologies -"SoMoClo" - is changing the way companies work. CFO (July/August): 42-46.

Banham, R. 2013. Beating back bankruptcy. CFO (October): 40-41.

Banham, R. 2013. Cities on the brink: Municipal finance chiefs are fighting to keep their troubled cities solvent. Sometimes it's a losing battle. CFO (October): 36-42.

Banham, R. 2013. Colleges in a crunch: In an age of austerity, college CFOs are helping their institutions find revenue and do more with less. CFO (January/February): 44-49.

Banham, R. 2013. Earning their keep: Finance chiefs' pay is increasing aligned with corporate performance, as our report on trends in CFO compensation reveals. CFO (July/August): 34-40. (Median CFO total compensation in 2012: S&P 500 - $3,136,952. S&P MidCap 400 - $1,672,611. S&P SmallCap 600 - $987,219).

Banham, R. 2013. May the field be with you: Cloud-based applications are pushing out planning and forecasting to workers in the farthest reaches of the company. CFO (September): 38-44.

Banham, R. 2013. Playing defense: CFOs of defense contractors are preparing their companies for a new era of austerity at the Pentagon. CFO (November): 34-40.

Banham, R. 2013. The 2013 CFO/Rel working capital scorecard: Still not working. Working capital performance among large U.S. public companies has improved only marginally over the last two years, according to REL Consulting's annual survey. CFO (June): 44-50.

Banham, R. 2013. Skin in the game. CFO (June): 47. (Working capital).

Banham, R. 2013. The great pension derisking: Stung by funding shortfalls time and again, companies are using a variety of tactics to lighten their pension burdens for good. CFO (April): 40-46.

Banham, R. 2013. Weathering the weather. In the face of extreme weather and natural disasters, companies are reengineering their supply chains for added reliability. CFO (May): 44-48.

Banham, R. and N. Webb. 2012. Project runaway: Strategic visions are great, but they can turn into nightmares at the project level. CFO (May): 46-51.

Birchard, B. 1994. Mastering the new metrics. CFO (October): 30-38. (Includes a discussion of the CFROI or Cash flow ROI, EVA etc.).

Blanton, K. 2011. Creating a culture of compliance: "Tone at the top" is an overused phrase, but if companies want to mitigate fraud senior leaders need to speak up forcefully. CFO (July/August): 19-21.

Button, K. 2013. Clouds in the forecast: Finance departments will invest heavily in cloud computing in the coming year. CFO (December): 34-39.

Button, K. 2013. Insight on demand growing your accounting systems with your company. CFO (December): 45-49.

Button, K. 2013. Poised for takeoff: Propelled by new technologies and savings on overhead and maintenance, IT spending is on the rise. CFO (September): 50-51.

Celarier, M. 2012. Global positioning. CFO (January/February): 50-55.

CFO. 2012. Keeping track of Dodd-Frank. CFO (July/August): 44.

CFO. 2012. 10 years after: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act. CFO (July/August): 43.

CFO. 2013. CFOs still waiting to fund Capex. CFO (April): 15.

CFO. 2013. Franchise nation. CFO (November): 21.

CFO. 2013. Happy birthday, Dodd-Frank! CFO (July/August): 10.

CFO. 2013. IPO outlook promising. CFO (January/February): 14.

CFO. 2013. Lend me your ears. CFO (November): 17. (Comment letters on FASB and IASB lease accounting).

CFO. 2013. Rebels with a smartphone. CFO (November): 30. (Forget trying to ban personal devices at work).

CFO. 2013. The 2013. CFO/REL working capital scorecard. CFO (June): 50-52.

Ghahremani, Y. 2012. To be continued? Five steps you can take to make sure your company survives catastrophe. CFO (March): 54-59. (Top business continuity measures).

Connor, M. P. 2013. Housing smarts: Clever financing and a "long -land" business model helped Toll Brothers weather the recession. Now, business is picking up for the luxury-home builder. CFO (April): 36-38.

Cowan, R. 2010. "It wouldn't matter if it was widgets." (Except, of course, that no one has ever been arrested for smoking a widget). CFO (September): 30-32. (Cowan is the finance chief at the country's only publicly traded medical-marijuana company, Cannabis Science Inc.).

Harris, R. 2010. "It was a deal made in heaven." CFO (December): 32-34. (Interview with Lawrence Zimmerman, Vice Chairman and CFO, Xerox Corp).

Haskins, M. E. and P. J. Simko. 2011. What a corporate tax cut might mean: New research explores the impact of a potential tax-rate reduction on key financial measures. CFO (November): 35-39.

Hermanson, D. R., L. Azzano, D. Merkel, D. Gardner, D. E. Offermann and L. Matthews. 2010. Support for health reform: Concept versus realities. CFO (January/February): 8-10.

Hoffelder, K. 2012. "Flush with Cash" has new meaning. CFO (June): 18-19.

Hoffelder, K. 2012. Mind the GAAP alternatives: More accounting options for small and midsize companies are on the way. CFO (September): 16-18. (Three GAAP alternatives: 1. AICPA financial reporting framework for SMEs, 2. Private company GAAP, and 3. IFRS for SMEs or IFRS light).

Hoffelder, K. 2012. Renewed concerns about renewables: Key tax credits for investments in renewable-energy projects could soon begin to expire. CFO (July/August): 15-17.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. A question of definitions. CFO (January/February): 15-16.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Accelerated restatements speed up. CFO (April): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Accounting watchdog raps small audit firms. CFO (March): 10.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Banks get a FATCA breather: The government give financial institutions six more months to comply with the new tax-evasion law. CFO (September): 18-20.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Chief stewards, chief strategists: Finance chiefs are called on to balance stewardship and strategic planning. CFO (November): 25.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Discontent with big four grows. CFO (July/August): 13.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. FASB proposes survival guidance. CFO (July/August): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. FASB wants banks to forecast loan losses. CFO (January/February): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Firms cautions on hiring. CFO (November): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Forecasting comes of age. CFO (March): 48-50. (Ten questions to a better forecast).

Hoffelder, K. 2013. House to SEC: Use XBRL. CFO (November): 16-17.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. How green is your country? The KPMG Green Tax Index shows how active countries are in encouraging sustainable corporate behavior. CFO (June): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. IRS shares data to snare evaders. CFO (June): 14.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Long live spreadsheets. Tax departments are in no hurry to give up their favorite tool. CFO (November): 26-28.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Makeover for audit standards. CFO (May): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Out of control. CFO (December): 12. (Audits of internal controls).

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Profit shifters face global crackdown. CFO (May): 18-20. (Transfer pricing).

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Shaking up audit reports: A new proposal by the PCAOB could bring sweeping changes to audit reports and what auditors sign off on. CFO (October): 18-20.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Shock of recognition: A new rule for revenue recognition could raise thorny challenges for CFOs. CFO (December): 30-32.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Should audit committees say more? CFO (April): 18-20.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Standards call for green disclosure. CFO (September): 12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Standard setters near leasing finish line. FASB and the IASB move closer toward a final lease-accounting standard, but several sticking points remain. CFO (June): 11-12.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Taxing their patience: The ACA's medical-device tax and a proposed internet sales tax could rile CFOS in 2014. CFO (December): 32-34.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. The lowdown on tax rates. CFO (June): 18-19.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. The OECD weights in. CFO (October): 14. (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development on cross-border tax evasion).

Hoffelder, K. 2013. The softer side of accounting. Finance and accounting staffers lack critical communication and other "soft" skills, according to a CFO survey. CFO (July/August): 16-17.

Hoffelder, K. 2013. Top audit deficiency: Lack of evidence. CFO (June): 19.

Hoffelder. K. 2013. U.K. watchdog softens audit rotation stance: Companies will be required to put their audit contract out for tender every 10 years. CFO (November): 17.

Homer, J. 2010. More trouble ahead? CFO optimism falls as many question their companies' growth prospects and nearly all put hiring on hold. CFO (October): 27-29.

Hyatt, J. 2012. High anxiety: How a satellite company monitors the many third-party suppliers in its orbit. CFO (April): 58-59.

Hyatt, J. 2012. Putting social networks to work: Companies are finding real economic value in cooperation and social media. CFO (July/August): 58-59.

Hyatt, J. 2012. The rise and rise of procurement: Like CFOs of yore, procurement executives are shedding their roles as stewards and becoming what their companies need them to be: Strategic thinkers. CFO (May): 57-59.

Hyatt, J. 2013. Growing their own way. CFO (January/February): 54-55.

Hyatt, J. 2013. Raising the standard for compliance. Faced with a blizzard of regulatory changes, finance executives have grabbed their shovels. But a new survey questions whether they can dig fast enough. CFO (November): 54-55.

Hyatt, J. and A. Stuart. 2010. Cold, cruel world: Suddenly, CFOs who are pounding the pavement find that fewer doors are opening. Here's how to get that foot back in. CFO (November): 54-57.

Hyatt, J. and M. Surka. 2013. Being all things to some people: To compete with Goliaths, corporate David's need plenty of organizational flexibility. CFO (October): 58-59.

Hyatt, J. and M. Surka. 2013. Many unhappy returns: CFOs are often disappointed by the results they get from their IT spending. But is it the technology at fault - or their decision making? CFO (April): 57-58.

Jelen, B. 2013. All the Excel shortcuts. CFO (May): 12.

Jelen, B. 2013. Ask MrExcel. CFO (April): 14.

Jelen, B. 2013. Ask MrExcel. Making a list. CFO (June): 15.

Jelen, B. 2013. Horizontal help. CFO (January/February): 14.

Jelen, B. 2013. What's in a name? CFO (March): 12.

Johnson, S. 2010. Nonplussed by non-GAAP: CFOs are dismayed and discouraged by the SEC's approach to non-GAAP reporting. CFO (March): 27-29.

Johnson, S. 2010. The SEC has a few questions for you: Receiving a comment letter is no cause for panic, particularly if you know what to expect. CFO (May): 25-28.

Johnson, S. 2010. What's new? Don't ask: The pace of accounting rule changes is beginning to wear on finance staffs. CFO (June): 25-28.

Johnson, S. 2011. Attention deficit: How to balance important strategic projects with routine responsibilities. CFO (May): 29-31.

Johnson, S. 2011. Making audits more audible. CFO (October): 33-35.

Johnson, S. 2011. On the inside looking out: As CFO's gear up for growth, they are seeking targets that can help their companies innovate. CFO (March): 21-24.

Johnson, S. 2011. Risk management: Very big, yet hard to see. CFO (November): 29-32.

Johnson, S. 2011. Sources of misery: A controversial new rule requires companies to peer deep into their supply chains to see if they are unwittingly supporting violence in Africa. CFO (July/August): 37-39.

Johnson, S. 2012. A new risk factor: The JOBS Act. CFO (June): 24-25.

Johnson, S. 2012. An emerging concern. CFO (June): 29-30. (Top emerging risks cited by risk managers: Financial volatility, failed and failing states, cybersecurity/interconnectedness of infrastructure, Chinese economic hard landing, oil-price shock, and regional instability).

Johnson, S. 2012. Coverage for uncovered secrets: New insurance products will compensate companies for the costs of internal investigations. CFO (April): 25-26.

Johnson, S. 2012. Don't trust, verify. CFO (January/February): 21-22.

Johnson, S. 2012. FASB change targets intangibles tests. CFO (March): 30-31.

Johnson, S. 2012. Risk management: Dismay on pay. CFO (March): 25-26.

Katz, D. M. 2010. Captains of Capex: Some companies have outpaced the field in capital investment even as they've kept the cash flowing. What are their secrets? CFO (September): 34-40.

Katz, D. M. 2010. Is your broker mediocre? CFO (March): 31-33.

Katz, D. M. 2010. The check will be in the mail: Can annuities help ease employees' fears about having enough money in retirement? CFO (December): 27-29.

Katz, D. M. 2010. The plight before Christmas: Companies have learned some useful lessons about demand planning, but will improved forecasting techniques guarantee happy holidays? CFO (July/August): 23-25.

Katz, D. M. 2010. "We fail fast, learn, and move on." CFO (April): 32-34. (Interview with Steven Neil, CFO, Diamond Foods, Inc.).

Katz, D. M. 2010. Working it out: The recession triggered a meltdown in working capital performance, but also inspired numerous efforts to improve. Will they last? CFO (June): 36-43.

Katz, D. M. 2011. Give-and-take on R&D. CFO (October): 23-26. (R&D tax credit).

Katz, D. M. 2011. All in the timing: Recent catastrophes in Japan are spurring a reevaluation of just-in-time manufacturing. CFO (June): 33-35. (Lean inventories are vulnerable when a crisis hits).

Katz, D. M. 2011. "Buybacks set the bar." What's a cash-rich company to do? Many companies struggle with that question, but Aon has no doubts. CFO (March): 42-44.

Katz, D. M. 2011. Easing the squeeze: As sales revive and coffers swell, companies seem less intent on wringing cash out of working capital. CFO (July/August): 44-51.

Katz, D. M. 2011. On the road again: The CFO of trucking giant Ryder says demand is on the rise. CFO (November): 48-50. (Interview with Art Garcia).

Katz, D. M. 2011. Secrets of the bargain basement: Why do some companies hawk their assets at less than fair value? CFO (May): 21-23. ("As of 2009, FASB began to regard "negative goodwill" as a contradiction in terms, and now calls the product of such sweet deals "bargain purchase" amounts.)

Katz, D. M. 2011. State insecurity: Faced with alarming budget shortfalls, states are pursuing corporate tax dollars in new and aggressive ways. CFO (April): 33-38.

Katz, D. M. 2011. "The CFO is the closest confidant to the GEO." KPMG America's top consultant looks at globalization, business transformation, and the evolving role of the CFO. CFO (September): 38-40.

Katz, D. M. 2011. "We can't get carried away by out success." Why "Knowing when to say no" is key to ESPN"S impressive growth. CFO (January/February): 42-44.

Katz, D. M. 2012. The cost of confidence. CFO (January/February): 23-24.

Katz, D. M. 2013. An appetite for risk: A company may have the ability to retain the cost of covering a potential exposure. But does it have the stomach for it? CFO (July/August): 48-50.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Attacking the hackers: Companies are mad as hell about data breaches - and some aren't taking it anymore. CFO (October): 30-31.

Katz, D. m. 2013. Budget proposal could hike property, terrorism rates. CFO (May): 14.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Companies grabbing captive cash. CFO (June): 27.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Compliance chiefs seek more money. CFO (July/August): 11.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Compliance mountains to climb: Almost half of finance executives predict they'll have to spend more to follow the rules in 2014. CFO (December): 23-26.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Conflict avoidance: Many companies have yet to come to grips with the SEC's rule on conflict minerals. CFO (September): 32-33.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Cyber insurance on the rise: Expensive data breaches have piqued corporate interest in this coverage. CFO (October): 31.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Merger suits push up D&O rates. CFO (September): 14.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Mortgage insurance crackdown: A cautionary tale. CFO (June): 26-27.

Katz, D. M. 2013. "Pit bull" CFO drives Detroit turnaround. CFO (September): 10-12.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Risk management costs surge. CFO (October): 14.

Katz, D. M. 2013. Sandy leaves rates untouched. CFO (June): 14.

Katz, D. 2013. Unearting workers' comp costs: The case for CFO involvement in workers' compensation risks is buried in the financial statements. CFO (December): 41-43.

Kersnar, J. 2010. Is a trade war at hand? Recent moves on Capital Hill may force CFOs to carefully consider what will help them versus hurt them. CFO (November): 31-33. (Most of the attention is on China).

Kersnar, J. 2011. Back on the map: Ireland's domestic economy may be in shambles, but expansion-minded U.S. firms see plenty of opportunity. CFO (June): 54-58.

Kersnar, J. 2011. Forget what you think you know: To succeed in emerging markets, toss out old assumptions  - and consider packing your bags. CFO (January/February): 29-33.

Lees, R. and E. Teach. 2012. Growing together: Ocean Spray's finance chief explains why his company's cooperative business model is so, well, fruitful. CFO (May): 36-38.

Leibs, S. 2010. Eat my dust: Ford's Lewis Booth on cash flow, corporate culture, and the competitive spirit. CFO (January/February): 42-47.

Leibs, S. 2010. Years of finance: On our silver anniversary, a look at the past, present, and future of the CFO. CFO (January/February): 50-55.

Leibs, S. 2011. GM's Chris Liddell takes stock. CFO (March): 12 and 63.

Leibs, S. 2012. Adobe remolds itself: CFO Mark Garrett describes what is takes to remain resilient in the fast-changing technology sector. CFO (March): 44-46.

Leibs, S. 2012. Going for the green: An energy company CFO explains why finance executives should make sales calls. CFO (April): 36-38.

Leibs, S. 2012. We will survive. CFO (April): 27-28. (Leadership is the sum of the actions you do or don't take).

Leibs, S. and M. Furman. 2011. Think (again): As IBM marks its centennial, its finance team plays a critical role in driving continuous transformation. CFO (July/August): 52-56.

Leone, M. 2010. "I hate CFOs who always say no." Rose Marcario was skeptical that Patagonia could balance social responsibility and financial success, but now she's a believer. CFO (October): 42-44.

Leone, M. 2010. One size gives fits to all: Financial executives say that proposed changes to revenue-recognition rules ignore real-world realities. CFO (October): 22-25.

Leone, M. 2010. Sucking the LIFO out of inventory: The government sees billions of dollars in potential tax revenue sitting on the shelves of company warehouses. CFO (July/August): 27-29 .

Leone, M. 2010. Taking the "ease" out of "lease"? By doing away with operating leases, new accounting rules could bring billions of dollars back onto balance sheets. CFO (December): 52-55.

Leone, M. 2010. Technical difficulties: As the pace of accounting-rule changes intensifies, can IT systems keep up? CFO (November): 27-29.

Leone, M. 2010. "The key is to outperform your competitors." CFO (November): 42-44. (Interview with Diane Morefield, CFO, Strategic Hotels & Resorts).

Leone, M. 2010. Your loss is your gain: Uncle Sam has extended the time frame for loss carrybacks. Should you take advantage? CFO (March): 55-58.

Leone, M. 2011. No taxation without ramifications: What's on the watch list for 2011? Plenty. CFO (January/February): 37-39.

Lucki, M. 2011. 80 countries and counting: From Olympic stadiums to nuclear cleanups, CH2M Hill is as ubiquitous as it is anonymous. CFO (June): 36-38.

Marberger, D. and M. Segarra. 2012. Business is sweet: Godiva is enjoying double-digit growth, thanks in part to innovative chocolates and expansion in Asia, says its CFO. CFO (September): 36-38.

McCafferty, J. 2010. Who's in charge here? Listening to shareholders is easy. Making sense of their concerns is not. CFO (September): 42-46.

McCann, D. 2010. An action plan for IT. CFO (May): 46-50.

McCann, D. 2010. Be clear about the cloud. As the dominant IT paradigm continues to shift, companies need to manage critical components of the migration. CFO (December): 23-25.

McCann, D. 2010. GRC: The solution remains elusive: Software that unites governance, risk, and compliance continues to evolve - slowly. CFO (January/February): 33-35.

McCann, D. 2010. If you build it: Smaller companies have shied away from data-warehouse projects, but when done right such projects can stay on course and provide genuine value. CFO (April): 29-31.

McCann, D. 2010. Round-trip cost control: As travel-expense management systems become integrated with booking systems, companies can finally see what they're spending, and reduce it. CFO (October): 37-41.

McCann, D. 2010. The truth about SAS 70. CFO (September): 27-29. (Auditing standards).

McCann, D. 2010. You can take it with you: In fact, you may have no choice, as technology becomes smaller and more ubiquitous than ever. CFO (November): 39-41. (Three interesting developments: The "internet of things" (IoT), Tablet computers, and Attack of the apps).

McCann, D. 2011. Beyond the IPO. CFO (December): 32-34.

McCann, D. 2011. Measured response: Despite fervent debate about whether companies should measure the ROI of their training-and-development programs, most proceed (or not) on gut instinct. CFO (June): 21-25.

McCann, D. 2011. Power from the people: Can human-capital financial statements allow companies to measure the value of their employees? CFO (November): 52-59.

McCann, D. 2011. Rematch: Many companies that dumped their 401(k) matching contributions are rethinking that cost-cutting move. CFO (May): 54-58.

McCann, D. 2011. To the "Three R's" add one more: Writhing: Companies will feel ever more pain as the shortage of technically skilled workers intensifies. CFO (March): 33-37.

McCann, D. 2011. "You take risks and you own them." CFOs at private equity-backed companies love the challenge, and the payoff. CFO (July/August): 40-43.

McCann, D. 2012. Catching up with health reform: Companies that deferred compliance with the Affordable Care Act until the Supreme Court made its ruling have their work cut out for them. CFO (September): 26-27.

McCann, D. 2012. Healthy choices: The rise of private health-insurance exchanges will enable companies to provide a greater choice of health benefits for their workers. CFO (December): 48-53.

McCann, D. 2012. Human capital: Companies may win the drug war. CFO (March): 27-28.

McCann, D. 2012. No employee left behind. CFO (April): 29-30. (Teaching employees the ABCs of finance and accounting).

McCann, D. 2012. The new talent mix. CFO (January/February): 27-28.

McCann, D. 2012. Too much data, too little judgment: Financial planning and analysis staff can't help CFOs make the right moves until they learn to apply more subjectivity in their analyses. CFO (May): 32-34.

McCann, D. 2012. Training at Dell: Here, there, and everywhere. CFO (July/August): 23-24.

McCann, D. 2013. A lesson in profits: Stanley Black & Decker has made $60 million over 10 years through its finance training program. CFO (April): 28-29. (Foundations of Financial Excellence program).

McCann, D. 2013. A new breed of CFO: Silicon Valley companies are spawning finance chiefs with deep experience in data analytics and an aptitude for driving the sales process. CFO (September): 28-30.

McCann, D. 2013. An incentive to control incentive pay. CFO (June): 22-24.

McCann, D. 2013. Are companies bluffing on health benefits? CFO (September): 14.

McCann, D. 2013. Can productivity predict share prices? CFO (July/August): 22-23.

McCann, D. 2013. Execs prefer homegrown CFOs. CFO (May): 26-28.

McCann, D. 2013. Getting on board. CFO (March): 20-22. (Topics boards expect CFOs to talk about).

McCann, D. 2013. Health care in the spotlight: A host of converging care trends and new Affordable Care Act provisions will get CFOs' attention in the new year. CFO (December): 20-23.

McCann, D. 2013. Healthy company, sound investment? The quality of firms' health benefits plan may influence its stock price. CFO (November): 22-23.

McCann, D. 2013. Large companies eye private health exchanges: The online portals have attracted small corporate customers so far, but large employers are now taking an interest. CFO (October): 28-29.

McCann, D. 2013. Operations take center stage. CFO (January/February): 23-24.

McCann, D. 2013. Other people's money. CFO (May): 34-36. (Interview with Jan Siegmund of Automatic Data Processing).

McCann, D. 2013. Pension plans move to derisk. CFO (December): 10.

McCann, D. 2013. Power player: The CFO of utility giant PPL has plenty on his plate - Aging infrastructure, conservation mandates, even extreme weather. CFO (July/August): 30-32.

McCann, D. 2013. Private exchanges pick up speed. CFO (November): 14.

McCann, D. 2013. Restricted choices. CFO (October): 12. (Employee benefits - restricted stock).

McCann, D. 2013. Situation under control. CFO (January/February): 32-34.

McCann, D. 2013. Small companies may have to offer IRAs. CFO (May): 24-25.

McCann, D. 2013. Software for the people: Baffled by the ever-increasing variety of HR applications? Here's how to choose the right ones for your company. CFO (May): 50-55.

McCann, D. 2013. Solar crowdfunding heats up. CFO (December): 9.

McCann, D. 2013. The (Liberal Arts) education of a CFO: It's said to be of questionable value. But a liberal arts education can provide a vital advantage in a finance career, as four CFOs found. CFO (October): 44-48.

McCann, D. 2013. The other tech IPO. CFO (December): 12.

McCann, D. 2013. Weighty delusion could hike health costs. CFO (January/February): 13.

McCann, D. and K. Hoffelder. 2013. Back from the brink: Hartford's share price fell almost 97% during the financial crisis, but a determined turnaround has put the insurer back on firm ground. CFO (December): 14-16.

McCartney, L. 2011. Where there's smoke, there's fraud. CFO (March): 46-51. (Seven steps: 1. Start at the top to set the tone, 2. Educate employees on what constitutes fraud and how to report questionable activity, 3. Change the culture ASAP, 4. Use surprise audits, 5. Check and double check employee backgrounds, 6. Prepare a data-breach response plan, and 7. Make sure the board of directors plays a role).

McDonald, C. 2012. Banks behaving badly: Scandals have tarnished the reputation of banks to the point where some experts are calling their viability into question. CFO (September): 29-30.

McDonald, C. 2013. Buying property insurance in stormy times. CFO (April): 48-52.

McDonald, C. 2013. Captives face double taxation. CFO (April): 15.

McDonald, C. 2013. Don't forget about Forex risk. CFO (January/February): 27-28.

McDonald, C. and D. M. Katz. 2013. A deceptive calm. CFO (March): 24-25. (Directors and officers liability coverage).

Milano, G. V. 2013. Keeping score on growth: Performance scorecards that include a company's reinvestment rate and reinvestment effectiveness can complement profit and return measures. CFO (April): 30-31.

Milligan, P. 2012. Defensive maneuvers: Defense contractor Exelis is ready to adjust to an era of reduced Pentagon spending, says CFO Peter Milligan. CFO (July/August): 34-36.

Myers, R. 2010. Getting there from here: As more U.S. companies expand overseas, new sources of capital are opening up. CFO (October): 54-59.

Myers, R. 2010. Ratings disaster: Congress takes another stab at reforming the credit-rating agencies, whose AAA seal of approval helped fuel the subprime crisis. But will any change truly make a difference? CFO (June): 50-54.

Myers, R. 2010. The calm before reform: With sweeping new legislation on the horizon, companies (and their banks) try to gauge the impact. CFO (October): 54-59.

Myers, R. 2010. The coast is clearing: As the recession eases, CFOs see new opportunities on the horizon. CFO (December): 36-41.

Myers, R. 2010. Waiting, wondering, worrying: What if 10% unemployment is the new normal? CFO (November): 58-62.

Myers, R. 2011. Fit to be tied: Corporate America and Uncle Sam may finally see eye to eye on tax reform. CFO (May): 48-53.

Myers, R. 2011. Gearing up: Manufacturers pick up the pace amid predictions of a U.S. resurgence. CFO (December): 50-55.

Myers, R. 2011. Integration acceleration: Why successful M&A now depends on getting your ducks in a row as early as possible. CFO (January/February): 52-57.

Myers, R. 2011. Smoother sailing: A new breed of adviser is helping companies successfully navigate key capital markets. CFO (March): 53-57.

Myers, R. 2011. "This is the renaissance of rail". CFO (April):  40-42.

Myers, R. 2012. Brave new market. Experts differ on whether changes in the equity markets are harming Corporate America. But CFOs can't ignore the potential consequences. CFO (October): 38-43.

Myers, R. 2012. Unfinished business: Two years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the law's implementation is far behind schedule, and its success is still in doubt. CFO (July/August): 39-44. (The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 includes 848 pages but crucial details are missing).

Myers, R. 2013. The evolving bond market. CFO (March): 43-47.

Myers, R. and R. Ritchie. 2012. Like it or not, you're in the EURO zone: CFOs have to prepare for almost anything in Europe. The good news: It's not all bad news. CFO (April): 40-45.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Brazil is booming (and maddening): U.S. companies are keen to expand ito Latin America's biggest market, but CFOs report that Brazil poses unique challenges. CFO (July/August): 54-58.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Lords of the brass ring: The time may be right for financial chiefs to ascend to the CEO post. CFO (March): 23-25.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Painful conversions: As currency risk intensifies, companies of all sizes are taking steps to protect cash flows. CFO (April): 54-59.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Ready set grow? Deciding how (and when) to reinvigorate growth now ranks as a CFO's biggest challenge.  CFO (May): 40-45.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Scaping the executive bubble: How finance chiefs can get the real story about their companies' problems and prospects. CFO (January/February): 27-30.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Slouching toward recovery: CFOs see several positive economic signs, but employment isn't one of them. CFO (April): 19-21.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. Stuck on hold: Most CFOs in the latest Duke/CFO survey have plans for growth, but weak employment is dampening their spirits. CFO (July/August): 19-21.

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. The long and grinding road. CFO (January/February): 19-21. (CFO survey on the economic outlook).

O'Sullivan, K. 2010. From adversity, better budgets: Tempted to abandon budgeting altogether, companies have instead taken it to a new level. CFO (June): 44-48.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. Going for the other green: Once the domain of tree-hugging do-gooders, the green movement now offers bottom-line appeal, and finance executives are taking notice. CFO (September): 52-57.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. Looking for the light: Guiding a company through a turnaround is no easy feat, but CFO's who can do it are in high demand. CFO (January/February): 46-51.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. Rebuilding, slowly: Four years after the housing-market collapse, the sector's troubles still weigh on the broader economy. But housing CFOs are searching for a path to growth. CFO (December): 44-48.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. Sitting comfortably on a cash cushion: Finance executives are holding on to their cash for good reason. CFO (November): 45-47.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. That rising feeling: CFOs are fretting about the prospect of inflation, but are split on how to respond. CFO (September): 23-26.

O'Sullivan, K. 2011. Treading water: CFO's say the economy will continue to grow slowly. CFO (July/August): 27-29.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Duke University/CFO survey results: Have we reached the end of the tunnel? CFO (April): 55-57.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Have $1 billion, will spend. CFO (January/February): 40-42. (Interview with Charles Horn, CFO Alliance Data Systems).

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Hiring, hesitantly. CFO (September): 55-57.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Muddling through: CFOs continue to hire but are less optimistic, according to the latest Duke/CFO Business Outlook survey. CFO (July/August): 55-57.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Proceeding with caution: Business outlook survey. CFO (January/February): 37-38.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Shaky ground. Facing uncertainty at home and abroad, CFOs are growing more pessimistic, according to the latest Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey. CFO (October): 51-53.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. Technically speaking: Finance executives have an array of IT projects on deck. CFO (May): 53-55.

O'Sullivan, K. 2012. The deep dive: Keeping cool in the hot seat: The financial crisis has prompted CFOs to assume primary responsibility for risk management, and most believe they're on top of it. But their list of worries is long. CFO (March): 39-42. (Customer demand/profitability, workforce capabilities, recent or pending regulatory requirements, and technology/data security are the top concerns).

O'Sullivan, K. 2013. Poised for growth: CFOs plan to hire and spend more, according to the latest Duke/CFO global business outlook survey. CFO (April): 53-55.

O'Sullivan, K. 2013. Public knowledge: For small-company CFOs, the rewards of being public don't always outweigh the headaches. CFO (May): 56-57.

O'Sullivan, K. 2013. Slow and unsteady. CFO (January/February): 51-53.

O'Sullivan, K. 2013. Practiced, but not perfect. CFO (March): 52-53. (Expanding offshore resources).

O'Sullivan, K, A. Stuart and S. Johnson. 2011. "This is a mega-event": The aftershocks of Japan's earthquake continue to ripple through the insurance market. CFO (May): 38-40.

Owens, D. 2012. Made for each other: Both separately and together, mobile devices and cloud computing are increasingly supporting corporate growth, according to the latest findings from CFO research. CFO (June): 57-59.

Owens, D. 2013. Back to business Finance chiefs in the latest Duke/CFO outlook survey are refocusing on competitive issues. CFO (October): 55-57.

Owens, D. 2013. Guardedly upbeat. CFO (July/August): 51-53. (Economic survey).

Owens, D. 2013. The story of numbers: Why CFOs view narrative as a plus in financial reports. CFO (March): 54-55.

Owens, D. 2013. Treasury's rising star. CFO (July/August): 54-55.

Owens, D. and J. Hyatt. 2013. Out of Africa, opportunity: Chinese and Indian companies are rapidly expanding their footprints on the continent. But for U.S. firms, the opportunity is tempered by uncertainty. CFO (September): 53-54.

Owens, D. and J. Staeck. 2013. Long distance calling: For small and midsize businesses, expanding overseas can lead into unfamiliar - and sometimes unfriendly - terrain. CFO (September): 56-58.

Owens, D. and M. Surka. 2013. In recovery: A global survey reveals that companies are prepared to invest in growth - one careful dose at a time. CFO (June): 58-59.

Owens, D. W. 2013. Get IT right - Or get left behind: Buying information technology is easy. Harnessing it to its full potential is the hard part. CFO (December): 50-51.

Owens, D. W. 2013. Optimism's new address: Europe: European CFOs are more positive about economic conditions for a change - unlike their counterparts elsewhere. CFO (November): 52-53.

Pickrum, M. 2010. "Massive ratings don't always translate into big profits." Programming a TV network is both art and science, and this CFO is happy to supply the science. CFO (May): 36-38.

Pochione, A. 2013. Cloud control: Cloud provider data breaches are rare. Even so, make sure your service contract offers protection for one. CFO (November): 28.

Provost, T. 2012. Gaming the system: Companies may get more from their salespeople by adding some friendly competition to the mix. CFO (December): 33-34. (CRM gamification application for salespeople).

Provost, T. 2013. Cyber-attack order raises questions. CFO (March): 25.

Provost, T. 2013. Firms boost budgets for online 10-Ks. CFO (January/February): 13.

Provost, T. 2013. Long live e-mail. CFO (January/February): 29-30.

Provost, T. 2013. Regulatory climate puts tech firms on edge: Pricing pressures and M&A integration are also top risk concerns, a new report finds. CFO (July/August): 28. (Top ten company risk factors: Federal, state or local regulations, competition in the tech sector; pricing pressures, U.S. general economic conditions...).

Provost, T. 2013. SEC OKs social media disclosures. CFO (May): 11.

Provost, T. 2013. The XBRL factor. CFO (March): 28-29.

Reason, T. 2010. Auditing your auditor. CFO (April): 36-42.

Rogers, C. and J. Hyatt. 2012. Looking for growth in all the same places: With so many economies pinning their growth prospects to emerging markets, the race for resources - human and otherwise - is certain to intensify. CFO (September): 58-59.

Rosenbaum, D. 2011. CFOs and CIOs: Can we talk? CFO (December): 23-25.

Rosenbaum, D. 2011. Why CFOs should police SaaS deals. CFO (October): 39-42. (SaaS = Software as a service).

Rosenbaum, D. 2011. Cloud control: You want your cloud provider to share security risk. Your provider wants to limit its liability. The result is a negotiation. Here's what CFOs should know to gain the upper hand. CFO (September): 31-35.

Rosenbaum, D. 2011. Now you see (some of) it: Sales-force automation tools can illuminate what's in the sales pipeline, but smart CFO's know that success also requires the ability to see what's not there. CFO (July/August): 22-24.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Digging out from big data: Unstructured data is piling up in corporate computers, making compliance and other tasks more difficult. CFO (July/August): 32-33.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Hawaiian's big apple venture: How Hawaiian Airline's CFO prepared for the launch of an ambitious new route. CFO (July/August): 29-31.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Reining in the spend: E-procurement solutions can help growing companies put an end to wasteful purchases and inefficient processes. CFO (September): 24-25.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Six questions about the cloud. CFO (September): 34-35.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Technology: So you're the boss of the CIO, now what? CFO (March): 35-36.

Rosenbaum, D. 2012. Who's out there? CFOs can't ignore social media. But what's the ROI? CFO (January/February): 44-49.

Ryan, V. 2010. A debt deferred: Revitalized capital markets and forgiving lenders helped overleveraged companies fend off bankruptcy in 2009. Is this the year the bill comes due? CFO (January/February): 22-25.

Ryan, V. 2010. Breezing through bankruptcy. CFO (June): 21-23.

Ryan, V. 2010. Lien on me: CFOs eager to fill financing and liquidity gaps are turning to receivables for leverage. CFO (April): 23-26.

Ryan, V. 2010. Making sense of bank reform: The Dodd-Frank Act is arguably as inscrutable as the institutions and instruments it is supposed to fix. CFO (November): 21-25.

Ryan, V. 2010. Multiple choice: Flooded with money, capital markets could present CFOs with many answers to the perpetual question of where to get cash. CFO (December): 19-21.

Ryan, V. 2010. Take control of your bankers: Tired of being at the mercy of their banks, CFOs are working hard to regain the upper hand. CFO (October): 46-52.

Ryan, V. 2010. Time to get off your cash? Companies are content to sit on their cash hoards, but investors are losing patience. What's a CFO to do? CFO (July/August): 46-53.

Ryan, V. 2010. Weighing your next move: Rock-bottom interest rates and new regulation call for a reexamination of short-term cash investments. CFO (May): 19-22.

Ryan, V. 2011. A world of risk: In emerging markets, the clash between politics and profits poses multiple threats. CFO (June): 42-46.

Ryan, V. 2011. Beyond benchmarks: Treasury is far more than a processing center, as companies that can measure its true value are learning. CFO (March): 17-19.

Ryan, V. 2011. Capital crumple zones: Is it time to think about using your capital structure as a buffer against abnormal events? CFO (January/February): 19-23.

Ryan, V. 2011. China's currency conversion: Now that multinationals can trade with Chinese customers and suppliers in renminbi, CFOs have a new option to weight. CFO (July/August): 31-35.

Ryan, V. 2011. Follow the bouncing stock. CFO (November): 21-24.

Ryan, V. 2011. Post-occupied: Tepid demand, thin margins, new regulations, investor caution - and a lingering public-relations problem. No wonder banks are nervous. CFO (December): 38-42.

Ryan, V. 2011. Safeguarding your liquidity: Capital needs are covered and maturities are pushed out. What could possibly go wrong? CFO (September): 19-21.

Ryan, V. 2011. The big fail: Despite the reach of Dodd-Frank, the "too-big-to-fail" dilemma lives on. CFO (April): 50-55.

Ryan, V. 2012. A better way to borrow? Unitranche loans offer the advantages of speed, simplicity, and savings. CFO (June): 20-22.

Ryan, V. 2012. Capital markets: Making M&A safer. CFO (January/February): 17-19.

Ryan, V. 2012. Capital markets: Where to stash the cash? CFO (March): 19-21.

Ryan, V. 2012. Dividends rising. CFO (April): 17-18.

Ryan, V. 2012. Finding life after debt. CFO (July/August): 18-20.

Ryan, V. 2012. Start spreading the news: How can a company tell a compelling story about its stock to the right analysts and investors? CFO (September): 21-22.

Ryan, V. 2012. Strategy: An acquirer's to-do list for 2012. CFO (March): 23-24.

Ryan, V. 2012. The hedge that wasn't: JP Morgan Chase's $2 billion trading miscue is a costly lesson in how not to protect against potential losses. CFO (July/August): 26-27.

Ryan, V., M. Leone and D. M. Katz. 2010. Brighter days: Bank CFOs describe how they've weathered the storm, dealt with TARP, and learned many invaluable lessons. CFO (March): 42-47.

Ryan, V. 2013. Bank risk fixes fall short. CFO (September): 15.

Ryan, V. 2013. Bankruptcy fees: Out of control? CFO (June): 21.

Ryan, V. 2013. Basel tweak eases threat to borrowing. CFO (January/February): 10-12.

Ryan, V. 2013. Beware these corporate laggards: Some large U.S. Companies have unusually high days payable outstanding. CFO (October): 26-27.

Ryan, V. 2013. Bernanke's hint jolts junk bonds. CFO (July/August): 10-11.

Ryan, V. 2013. Boards and CFOs diverge on M&A goals. CFO (October): 11.

Ryan, V. 2013. Borrowing without banks: Alternative lenders will provide capital to small and midsize companies when banks won't. CFO (October): 50-53.

Ryan, V. 2013. Checks, cards, and fraud: Check fraud remains prevalent, but attacks on corporate cards are rising, too. CFO (April): 33-34.

Ryan, V. 2013. Crowdfunding for grown-ups. CFO (March): 8-9.

Ryan, V. 2013. Currency risks: Disturbance in the water: After two years of relative stability, the currency markets may be readying for a year of heightened volatility. Will companies be prepared? CFO (December): 27-30.

Ryan, V. 2013. Deregistered and delisted? No worries. CFO (April): 22-23.

Ryan, V. 2013. Do leaks pay? In theory, a seller and a buyer can benefit from prematurely disclosing and M&A deal. But the reality can be disastrous. CFO (May): 22-23.

Ryan, V. 2013. Eyes on the price: Four finance executives reveal how they avoid overpaying for an acquisition. CFO (March): 13-16.

Ryan, V. 2013. Guns and money. GE Capital joins the list of lenders that adhere to a sense of right and wrong when screening borrowers. CFO (June): 20-21.

Ryan, V. 2013. IMF criticizes easy money policies. CFO (May): 33.

Ryan, V. 2013. IPO window rarely closes. CFO (October): 24.

Ryan, V. 2013. Japan easing heightens yen exposures. CFO (May): 32-33.

Ryan, V. 2013. JP Morgan slammed for risk failures. CFO (January/February): 28.

Ryan, V. 2013. More uncertainty = more cash: In a volatile political climate, companies continue to build their cash hoards. CFO (December): 8-9.

Ryan, V. 2013. Raising the bar for leveraged borrowers. CFO (April): 11-12.

Ryan, V. 2013. Restoring balance to bankruptcy. CFO (January/February): 18-19.

Ryan, V. 2013. Selling method: The former CFO of a successful "green" consumer-brand company share what she learned from the company's recent sale. CFO (July/August): 24-25.

Ryan, V. 2013. Share synergies? Yes. Paying a premium for an acquisition's synergies can yield a valuable return, a study finds. CFO (June): 31-32.

Ryan, V. 2013. Shifting alliances: Management and the board of directors may assume that a company's institutional shareholders will be their allies in a fight with an activist investor. They shouldn't. CFO (October): 22-24.

Ryan, V. 2013. Special report. Cash Management: Better than nothing: Tired of little or no return, treasury departments are reaching for yield on their cash balances. Are the risks worth it? CFO (June): 54-57.

Ryan, V. 2013. Spirited away: Tracking operational data more closely led a liquor distributor to employees committing fraud and theft. CFO (July/August): 26-28.

Ryan, V. 2013. Strategic acquirers see ratings fall: Half of the companies that have completed large merger deals since 2000 now have lower credit ratings, says Standard & Poor's. CFO (November): 18-19.

Ryan, F. 2013. Taking their chances, firms shun hedging. CFO (November): 11.

Ryan, V. 2013. The amazing shrinking treasury: Even after years of pursuing greater efficiency, companies are still finding ways to cut costs and head count in the treasury unit. CFO (November): 19.

Ryan, V. 2013. The bank inside your supply chain: Banking and commerce are supposed to stay separated. But U.S. financial institutions find it more profitable to mix the two. CFO (September): 21-22.

Ryan, V. 2013. The Chinese bank syndrome: Chinese banks have latent credit risks that will rise to the surface as the country's economic growth slows. CFO (October): 10-11.

Ryan, V. 2013. The ROI of doing the right thing: As Sierra Nevada Brewing grows, so does the cost of its sustainability projects. Finance ensures the projected savings are realistic. CFO (July/August): 20-21.

Ryan, V. 2013. The three percent solution: The Basel Committee on banking supervision says its new formula would provide an "extra layer of protection" against bank blowups. CFO (July/August): 25.

Ryan, V. 2013. Weather report. CFO (November): 56. (CFO of The Weather Company).

Ryan, V. 2013. Will the jobs act harm naive investors? CFO (July/August): 18-19.

Ryan, V, D. M. Katz, D. McCann and A. Ponchione. 2013. CFOs uneasy after shutdown. CFO (November): 10-11.

Rosenbaum, D. 2013. A new breed of salesperson. CFO (January/February): 21-22.

Rosenbaum, D. 2013. The new tax landscape. CFO (March): 17-18.

Rosenbaum, D. 2013. Waiting for the dough: Small companies need sound strategies to deal with delinquent large customers. CFO (April): 24-25.

Sawers, A. 2012. Euro-Zone growth flounders. CFO (November): 32-34.

Sawers, A. 2012. European banks face Libor liabilities. CFO (December): 29-31.

Sawers, A. 2013. Get ready for SEPA. CFO (March): 26-27. (Single Euro Payments Area).

Segarra, M. 2011. Talking the next step: Women who want to advance to the top spot in finance often need a sponsor. Here's why. CFO (July/August): 60-66.

Segarra, M. 2012. Accounting: Lots of trouble. CFO (March): 29-30.

Segarra, M. 2012. Apply these breaks: Small and midsize companies shouldn't overlook these tax incentives for research and development, exports, and energy efficiency. CFO (April): 23-24.

Segarra, M. 2012. Online retailers feel the heat. CFO (April): 19-20.

Segarra, M. 2012. Dashboards can now gauge more data. CFO (January/February): 33-34.

Shearer, R. K. 2012. Brand power. Apparel giant VF Corp. has assembled a portfolio of lifestyle brands that connect with consumers around the world. CFO (November): 38-42.

Segarra, M. 2012. Hands-on growth: The finance chief of Make Meaning says the start-up has what it takes to bring customer through the door. CFO (July/August): 21-22.

Segarra, M. 2013. A $14 million tip. CFO (November): 14. (Whistle-blower payout).

Segarra, M. 2013. A boardroom challenge. Pre-IPO companies should pay special attention to their boards. CFO (June): 25.

Segarra, M. 2013. Can Twitter avoid IPO blunders? When the social media darling goes public, it would do well to avoid the mistakes of Facebook and Groupon. CFO (September): 24-25.

Segarra, M. 2013. Designer finance. CFO (September): 60.

Segarra, M. 2013. Emerging lessons: Some emerging-market multinationals are outperforming their foreign competitors. What can U.S. companies learn from their successes? CFO (November): 24-25.

Segarra, M. 2013. E-payments growing, but bring risk. CFO (June): 15.

Segarra, M. 2013. Finance chiefs call for Visa reforms. CFO (May): 10-11.

Segarra, M. 2013. Furnishing growth: How the CFO of an online home-goods retailer helped build a sturdy platform for rapid growth. CFO (October): 32-34.

Segarra, M. 2013. Innovation: A make-or-buy decision: How some CFOs decide when to innovate internally and when to acquire. CFO (November): 20-21.

Segarra, M. 2013. Latin America wants female execs. CFO (October): 12.

Segarra, M. 2013. Lean growth ahead: Growth-company CFOs see fatter times in 2014, but are keeping their operations trim. CFO (December): 38-39.

Segarra, M. 2013. Leaping ahead. CFO (January/February): 56.

Segarra, M. 2013. Let's make a deal: InnerWorkings has grown by leaps and bounds, thanks in part to a steady stream of acquisitions. CFO (November): 30-32.

Segarra, M. 2013. Not-so-great expectations. CFO (December): 10. (Lower forecast for middle-market companies).

Segarra, M. 2013. On the bright side. CFO (October): 60.

Segarra, M. 2013. Private firms more creditworthy. CFO (July/August): 12.

Segarra, M. 2013. Righting the ship. CFO (June): 60. (Interview with Mark Poncin, CFO of Chris-Craft).

Segarra, M. 2013. SEC proposes crowdfunding rules. CFO (November): 12.

Segarra, M. 2013. Small-business loan process could ease. CFO (July/August): 21.

Segarra, M. 2013. The art of mentoring: Five female CFOs tell how mentors helped them succeed - and how they are returning the favor. CFO (May): 38-43.

Segarra, M. 2013. The game plan. CFO (May): 60.

Segarra, M. 2013. The matching principle. CFO (December): 52. (CFO of Avalanche, an online dating firm)

Segarra, M. 2013. Two-part harmony. CFO (March): 56. (Orchestra CFO on negotiating contracts with unions).

Segarra, M. 2013. Versed in many subjects. CFO (July/August): 56.

Segarra, M. 2013. Will VC firms join the crowd? How crowdfunding and venture capital can coexist. CFO (May): 25.

Stuart, A. 2010. All the right moves. CFO (January/February): 56-62. (How to retain top talent).

Stuart, A. 2010. Blazing their own trails: Training and development programs are now more flexible than ever, which makes employees happy and keeps costs in check. CFO (September): 50-55.

Stuart, A. 2010. Cracking down on fees. CFO (May): 52-56. (401(k) fees).

Stuart, A. 2010. Sea change: Companies now play a much more active role in guiding employees 401(k) investment decisions. CFO (April): 44-48.

Stuart, A. 2010. The incredible shrinking finance department. CFO (November): 46-52.

Stuart, A. 2010. The perils of flextime: Flexible work arrangements are popular, but they may exact a price - particularly from women who hope to become CFOs. CFO (July/August): 38-44.

Stuart, A. 2010. "This is the era of smarter medicine." A prescription-drug provider says it can thrive even as it helps drive down health-care costs. CFO (June): 32-34. (Interview with Richard Rubino, CFO, Medco Health Solutions Inc.).

Stuart, A. 2011. A small problem: Local banks are being gobbled up at a fast clip, but there's still time to grab credit. CFO (April): 44-49.

Stuart, A. 2011. Capital markets: Smoothing the IPO path. CFO (December): 15-17.

Stuart, A. 2011. How not to grow: Successful growth strategies often turn on what companies decide not to do, and where not to go. CFO (September): 44-51.

Stuart, A. 2011. Is going public going out of style? The number of publicly traded companies continues to decline. CFO (May): 15-19.

Stuart, A. 2011. Making the leap: As more midsize companies explore overseas M&A options, a little caution can go a long way toward ensuring success. CFO (June): 48-53.

Stuart, A. 2012. Capital vs. confidence: Banks say they want to lend to smaller companies, but credit remains tight. Is relief in sight? CFO (March): 48-53.

Stuart, A. 2012. Green is the new lean: Doing more with less is what many sustainability initiatives are all about. That's why CFOs are embracing them. CFO (June): 44-49.

Stuart, A. 2012. Growth companies: Not made in America. CFO (March): 33-34.

Stuart, A. 2012. How to direct a risk team. CFO (April): 46-53.

Stuart, A. 2012. In the family way. CFO (January/February): 25-26.

Stuart, A. 2012. Office space: Companies expect more from open-plan offices - More teamwork, productivity, and satisfaction. Do they get it? CFO (December): 40-47.

Stuart, A. 2012. Warming signs? The freeze in small-business financing may be starting to thaw, as bank loans pick up and equity options proliferate. CFO (September): 48-53.

Stuart, A. and K. Lambert. 2012. Risk takers, career makers: How are women making it to the top in finance? Sometimes by making unconventional, even risky, career moves. CFO (May): 40-45.

Surka, M. and J. Hyatt. 2012. The long and winding road. Is there a way to improve the path to better business processes? CFO (October): 54-55. (Using third-party performance benchmarks).

Surka, M. and J. Hyatt. 2013. Where are your travel dollars going? CFO (May): 58-59.

Tanner, B. L. 2010. "We have the flexibility and firepower to succeed in volatile times." A defense contractor looks to extend its diversification efforts even as it anticipates the re-arming of America. CFO (July/August): 34-36.

Taylor, P. 2013. A universal green metric: A start-up company claims its software will change the way companies budget for sustainability initiatives. CFO (April): 34.

Teach, E. 2010. "Because it's the right thing to do." A veteran CFO discusses the finer points of bottle design and why paying higher wages makes sense. CFO (March): 38-40.

Teach, E. 2010. "It's a game-changing technology". CFO (January/February): 38-40 . (The product "Vindicator" improves the ability of a wind turbine in the wind-power-generation industry).

Teach, E. 2012. Leading the charge. Despite regulatory and legal setbacks, credit-card giant Visa is forging ahead into new markets and technologies. CFO (October): 34-36.

Teach, E. 2012. Let the games begin. CFO (June): 38-40. (Related to the 2012 Summer Olympic games).

Teach, E. 2012. The future of Flash: SanDisk is betting that flash memory will catch on in personal and enterprise computing as it has in consumer and mobile markets. CFO (December): 36-38.

Teach, E. 2013. 401(k)s: Time for a checkup: Make sure your company's 401(k) plan enables employees to secure a healthy retirement. CFO (November): 48-51.

Teach, E. 2013. Calm, cool and collecting: How HVAC giant Lennox International transformed its credit and collections function. CFO (September): 47-48. (Case study).

Teach, E. 2013. Fiscal blight. CFO (October): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. From the editor. CFO (April): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. Group effort. CFO (December): 2.

Teach, E. 2013. In the comfort zone: Wyndham's cash-generating business model keeps investors happy - and presents enviable challenges for CFO Tom Conforti. CFO (September): 34-36.

Teach, E. 2013. In the fast lane at GM. CFO (January/February): 36-42.

Teach, E. 2013. It's all in the game: GameStop is pulling out all the stops to keep up with the evolution of the video-game industry, says finance chief Robert Lloyd. CFO (June): 34-36.

Teach, E. 2013. Living with uncertainty. CFO (November): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. Play ball! CFO (April): 60. (Interview with Steve Fitch of the Boston Red Sox).

Teach, E. 2013. Seeking words of wisdom and Editors picks. CFO (May): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. Show us the money. CFO (June): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. Smarter operations. CFO (March): 3.

Teach, E. 2013. The best medicines. CFO (March): 36-40. (Interview with Peter Kellog, CFO of Merck & Co.).

Teach, E. 2013. The fundamental things apply. CFO (September): 4.

Teach, E. 2013. The upside of ERM: Many companies are mitigating risk with enterprise risk management, but some are using the programs to uncover new opportunities and create value. CFO (November): 42-46.

Teach, E. 2013. Too much cash? Corporate balance sheets are swelling with cash, reaching $1.8 trillion at the end of 2012. Many accuse companies of hoarding, but there's more to the story. CFO (June): 38-42.

Teach, E. 2013. What's a CFO worth? CFO (July/August): 4.

Vincent, R. 2011. Asset sales: The other endgame. CFO (October): 18-21.

Weisbaum, J. 2010. 100 years: When BDO USA, LLP was founded as Seidman & Seidman in 1910, just over 2000 certified public accountants were practicing in the United States - approximately the same number currently working at BDO. There are hundreds of thousands of CPAs, yet just a handful of national accounting firms, fewer still that are members of true international networks. CFO (October): 68-76.