Topic: capital allocation
For CFOs, making sound investment decisions is no easy task, requiring quantification of risks and benefits and taking into account social and environmental impact, technology disruption and globalization. Constructing a value architecture will help
Migrating processes to the cloud could mean saying goodbye to over-provisioning and depreciating assets, but adopting the opex model also means dealing with multiple layers and providers, and with ‘procurement democracy’
Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent over 2016, with spending expected to grow to $93 billion in 2018, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc.
Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) will post the strongest regional growth in IT spending this year, set to increase by 8% in constant currency terms, followed by the United States (4%).
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 1.4 percent increase from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. This growth rate is down from the previous quarter's forecast of 2.7 percent, due in part to the rising U.S. dollar.
Traditionally, finance chiefs spend on technology based on the needs and requests of business units. But the disruptive power of today’s digital revolution means spending must be aligned with corporate strategy. How can CFOs spend strategically?
For most of the past 50 years, disciplined management of financial capital was seen as the key to business success. Today, financial capital is abundant and cheap.
Worldwide revenues for information technology (IT) products and services are forecast to reach nearly $2.4 trillion in 2017, an increase of 3.5% over 2016.
Organizations spend an average of 5.6 percent of the overall IT budget on IT security and risk management, according to the most recent IT Key Metrics Data from Gartner, Inc.
More than half (59%) of China and Hong Kong executives are planning to increase investment in China over the next year, compared with 54% last year, according to the latest edition of PwC's APEC CEO Survey China Summary.