Multimedia Library - Video http://businessfinancemag.com/media/all/video en Integrating Risk and Finance http://businessfinancemag.com/risk-management/integrating-risk-and-finance <div class="node-body video-body">Steve Culp, Accenture's global managing director for risk management, tells Business Finance's Dave Blanchard why a tighter integration of risk and finance can help companies better navigate the intense regulatory pressures they’re facing today. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/risk-management/integrating-risk-and-finance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/risk-management/integrating-risk-and-finance#comments Risk Management Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:36:00 +0000 14091 at http://businessfinancemag.com Making the Right Investments in Financial Reporting http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-amp-reporting/making-right-investments-financial-reporting <div class="node-body video-body">Accenture's Scott Brennan explains what companies should do to improve their record to report process, and what measurable benefits they can expect to gain by investing in the right tools.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-amp-reporting/making-right-investments-financial-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-amp-reporting/making-right-investments-financial-reporting#comments Planning, Budgeting & Reporting Thu, 10 Jan 2013 07:26:00 +0000 8179 at http://businessfinancemag.com Map Out and Adapt to Future Scenarios http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/map-out-and-adapt-future-scenarios <div class="node-body video-body">Scenario-based planning allows companies to map out various futures and then adapt their plans as needed, explains David Axson, executive director, finance and enterprise performance, with Accenture's Cleveland practice.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/map-out-and-adapt-future-scenarios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/map-out-and-adapt-future-scenarios#comments Business Performance Management Mon, 27 Aug 2012 23:49:00 +0000 8178 at http://businessfinancemag.com Focus on Growth, Not Cost Control http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/focus-growth-not-cost-control <div class="node-body video-body">Finance executives have been focused on cost and cost control throughout the enterprise, but it may be time to invest in the capabilities finance can bring to the table to drive growth, says Paul Boulanger, managing director of Accenture Management Consulting's Finance and Enterprise Performance practice. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/focus-growth-not-cost-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/focus-growth-not-cost-control#comments Business Performance Management Fri, 13 Jan 2012 03:38:00 +0000 8177 at http://businessfinancemag.com The Keys to Successful and Ongoing Benchmarking http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keys-successful-and-ongoing-benchmarking <div class="node-body video-body">Chuck Wise, senior principal, finance and performance management, Accenture speaks with <em>Business Finance</em> about the importance of benchmarking and how it can improve the performance of key corporate functions. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keys-successful-and-ongoing-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keys-successful-and-ongoing-benchmarking#comments Business Performance Management Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:21:00 +0000 8176 at http://businessfinancemag.com Evaluating the State of SOX http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/evaluating-state-sox <div class="node-body video-body">Nearly a decade after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, companies are finding the corporate accountability law not nearly as costly and onerous as initially feared. Bob Hirth, executive vice president of Protiviti's global internal audit practice, tells <em>Business Finance</em> that compliance has actually forced companies to adopt more efficient accounting procedures -- and save money in the process.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/evaluating-state-sox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/evaluating-state-sox#comments Business Performance Management Fri, 02 Sep 2011 05:19:00 +0000 8175 at http://businessfinancemag.com Integrating Cost and Price to Drive Growth http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/integrating-cost-and-price-drive-growth <div class="node-body video-body">Slashing costs across the board might have worked during the recession, but to reignite growth in a time of uneven demand means aligning price and costs. Accenture’s Greg Cudahy talks to <em>Business Finance</em> about how companies can best optimize pricing in an era of permanent volatility, grow more cost-effectively, why cost-cutting programs are often unsuccessful and how to manage unanticipated economic jolts faster and more intelligently.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/integrating-cost-and-price-drive-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/integrating-cost-and-price-drive-growth#comments Business Performance Management Thu, 18 Aug 2011 02:10:00 +0000 8174 at http://businessfinancemag.com The Competitive Advantage of Managing Risk http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/competitive-advantage-managing-risk <div class="node-body video-body">Accenture’s Chris Thompson talks to <em>Business Finance</em> about why companies that are adding chief risk officers, developing comprehensive enterprise risk management programs, incorporating risk management into decision making, aggregating risks and collecting data will be the long-term winners in this increasingly complex and global business environment. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/competitive-advantage-managing-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/competitive-advantage-managing-risk#comments Business Performance Management Sat, 23 Jul 2011 01:21:00 +0000 8173 at http://businessfinancemag.com Blowing Up the Forecasting Process http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/blowing-forecasting-process <div class="node-body video-body">Scott Brennan, Accenture’s director for the Enterprise Performance Management practice, talks with <em>Business Finance</em> chief editor Peter Alpern about the necessary tools and technologies to gauge future performance, how they are best integrated and why more efficient and accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting begins by blowing up the process.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/blowing-forecasting-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/blowing-forecasting-process#comments Business Performance Management Tue, 21 Jun 2011 04:37:00 +0000 8172 at http://businessfinancemag.com Keeping Ahead of Supply Chain Risk http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keeping-ahead-supply-chain-risk <div class="node-body video-body">Risk has become uncomfortably ubiquitous with globalization. As the geographic scope of a business grows, so does its exposure to upheaval. Michael Chagares, executive director of Risk Management at the management consulting company Accenture, talks to <em>Business Finance</em> about ways to fix and strengthen the links in the supply chain. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keeping-ahead-supply-chain-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/keeping-ahead-supply-chain-risk#comments Business Performance Management Thu, 26 May 2011 00:55:00 +0000 8171 at http://businessfinancemag.com