CFO

  • Suppliers: Pay Them Now or Pay Them Later?

    November 12, 2010

    Suppliers: Pay Them Now or Pay Them Later?

    They say that “fast money makes fast friends,” but paying slow will make you friends in the finance department. As Chief Procurement Officers and their departments become more involved in... Read more

  • Free Money (Details Inside)

    November 10, 2010

    Free Money (Details Inside)

    With interest rates hovering near their all-time lows, finding a good yield on an enterprise’s cash has been all but impossible for the past few years. Things have gotten so... Read more

  • The Dog Days

    August 2, 2010

    The Dog Days

    With apologies to our growing contingent of Chief Procurement Officers and other readers based in the southern hemisphere who are hip-deep into winter – please set a reminder in your... Read more

  • Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 2)

    June 2, 2010

    Search & Engage: Ron Carcamo, Yahoo!’s CPO (Pt. 2)

    Last week, we provided a discussion on embedding procurement within the business. Yesterday, in Part One of this CPO Case Study, we introduced a CPO who’s gone and done it... Read more

  • “We have no specific procurement goals.”

    March 19, 2010

    “We have no specific procurement goals.”

    The title of this article was the response I received to the question “How does your CFO measure your performance?” that I posed to the director of procurement for a... Read more

  • CFO-CPO Relations: A Work in Progress

    March 8, 2010

    CFO-CPO Relations: A Work in Progress

    As someone who has worked for many years in both finance and supply management, I have always found the relationship between the CPO and the CFO (and their departments) to... Read more

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