Why ambitious corporate accountants should extend their role beyond finance

The role of the CFO is changing. Now is the time to forge your externally facing role

How spreadsheets gives you leverage when negotiating tech deals

Your skill set as an accountant gives you great leverage, says IT negotiation specialist Phil Downe

3 savvy leverage tactics to use when negotiating technology deals

A little knowledge goes a long way with technology vendors, says IT negotiation specialist Phil Downe

The Final Chapter of Sears Canada: Financials, Bankruptcy

Jeff Buckstein takes a last look at the reasons behind the retailer's demise

How the digital age drove Sears Canada into bankruptcy

Sears Canada paid a hefty price by being late to the online retail game

Why did Sears Canada go bankrupt?

A retailer stuck in the past. A strategy that did not work. A liquidation that never had to happen?

How to save money when negotiating software subscriptions

How do you negotiate with savvy software salespeople? Level the playing field with these tips from IT negotiations specialist Phil Downe

Business Analytics for Chartered Professional Accountants

Guest blogger David Elsner on the growing role of data analytics in business

Five internal controls to prevent a MacEwan phishing fraud

These basic internal accounting controls could have easily stopped a $12m fraud says CPA professor

Forecasting: Why accountants should get it approximately right

The King of KPIs, David Parmenter, on fast, not perfect, forecasting