A new Deloitte study uncovers gaps in human resources management in Southeast Asia, including the ability of CFOs, HR and others in the business to develop leadership and inculcate passion in overworked employees
Clarity, conciseness and the ability to persuade are needed in finance, says Trax CFO Nina Tan, but not every CFO and finance executive has the required expertise. She conducts training to hone communication skills and uses technology to assess the outcomes
In 2015, Hong Kong's listed companies will be required to submit integrated reports, while enterprises in Singapore will have one year from today to present inputs to regulators, who are determined to require such reports as well. How can CFOs prepare today?
Everything has an IT element these days, including the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. CFO Hon Ooi Ling and Regional Director for IT Ong Choon Hock talk about the 11-year partnership between finance and technology, and the approaches that work best
Asia's businesses and the economy in general lost US$11 billion in 2003 because of the SARS epidemic that hit China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Are you ready in the event the Ebola virus or another pandemic comes to the region?
These days, few CFOs would be able to meet their KPIs without the help of analytics, but the journey is actually just beginning. What are some of the best ways in the Asian context for finance to embark on and implement deployments?
"I don't believe emails are the most effective way to collaborate," says Sanjeev Agrawal, CFO for Singapore and Southeast Asia at Standard Chartered Bank. To become a business partner, finance should prioritize face-to-face interaction over text communication
Lynette Seah, formerly VP, Finance and Strategy, Asia Pacific at Salesforce.com, has set up her own consultancy to advise SMEs about the cloud. It's one career option that's opened up for finance professionals as their remit extends beyond accounting and compliance.
In just six years, the Internet of Things will become part of most enterprises, forecasts industry researcher Gartner. The CFO may soon be fielding requests to allocate resources for sensors, connectivity, services and applications.