Finance leaders at companies large and small are seeing the strategic management of information as a way to boost collaboration and innovation.
Ruth Porat is well aware she has occasionally been called “Ruth Vader” behind her back.
In fact, the CFO of Google laughed off the rumors during a recent appearance at a technology industry conference. After all, keeping costs under control is one of the things those in her role have always been expected to do — being a little ruthless about it could be considered a sign she’s particularly good at her job. On the other hand, that’s not why CNBC recently said Porat was “the perfect fit at Google.” Continue reading The Real Value of Clear Data to Top CFOs