CFO Agenda Issue 8: Getting to the bottom line: Controlling spending and reducing deficits in the public sector
CFO Agenda - Talent Scouting

CFO Agenda Article Series

The CFO Agenda articles provide our perspectives on the issues that keep Canada’s senior finance executives awake at night, as their roles within the enterprise continue to evolve with changing market dynamics. To help you explore the possibilities for your unique situation, we invite you to review the articles and other resources.


CFO Agenda Issue 8: Getting to the bottom line: Controlling spending and reducing deficits in the public sector
As Canada’s federal and provincial governments strive to control spending and reduce budget deficits, the role of public sector CFOs1 has changed.



SAP on the fast track — What CFOs need to know about implementing SAP enterprise software
The seventh article discusses progressive CFOs that are often at the centre of everything that happens in an organization.



Talent Scouting: Finding and developing the right people to deliver high value from finance
The sixth article discusses the issues CFOs need to address to ensure that they are finding - and keeping - the right talent.



Improving capital management — How CFOs can help capital projects stay on track
The fifth article examines how CFOs can use their influence and expertise to help ensure the success of capital projects.



Achieving deal value
The fourth article examines how CFOs need to have a hand in leading deals projects to be able to hit the ground running on day one; then keep up the momentum to deliver tangible results and value, often within the first year.


Linking risk and performance
The third article looks at how CFOs now need to take a holistic approach and integrate risk and performance mangement to create a competitive advantage and differentiator for their organizations.


Planning ahead for agility and accuracy
The second article explores some new strategies for CFOs, including delving into the changing mindset towards financial planning and the importance of robust forecasting.



Transforming performance - Powering an effective organization
The first article looks at how obtaining and analyzing the right information lies at the heart of enterprise performance management.