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Mike Gonzalez
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July 27, 2022

How to improve collaboration between CFO and CEO

Advice for CEOs. In your next chat with your finance leader, ask some of these questions to get a sense of where your business stands and how you can better support them.
Mike Gonzalez
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July 19, 2022

5 tips to be a better business partner

Most finance teams don’t have the bandwidth to do real business partnering. Here are 5 tips to improve business partnering when time and resources are scarce.
Mike Gonzalez
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July 14, 2022

How Frank Slootman provided the playbook for Finance Service Management

Frank Slootman built ServiceNow into one of the most success software companies of all time. His playbook for IT Service Management (ITSM) informs the future of Finance Service Management.
Mike Gonzalez
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July 6, 2022

Why the future finance leader will serve like a Product Manager

Future finance leaders (and really all G&A for this matter) will think of themselves as product managers. The key mindset shift is they’re responsible for a portfolio of products and services that they provide to the business (i.e. budgeting, headcount, spending, analysis, etc.).
Amy Moore
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April 12, 2022

No more politics: 8 ways finance can use teamwork to make headcount planning easier

The best way to for finance to succeed at headcount management is by collaborating with the right teams in the right way. Headcount management might start with finance and end with finance–but in-between it’s all about the teamwork.
Mike Gonzalez
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February 8, 2022

4 tips for finance to be more strategic

Finance is in the business of maximizing value creation by providing strategic support. Here are 4 tips for Finance to be more strategic.
Amy Moore
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January 31, 2022

Four things finance is looking forward to in FY23

With long-range planning and year-end close behind us, what are finance leaders looking forward to in FY23? Here’s what several of our favorite finance leaders told us.
Mike Gonzalez
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March 23, 2021

Trace raises $8.3M as the first service desk for finance

Trace has raised $8.3M from Greylock and Uncork Capital, with support from Redpoint Ventures and Nyca Partners.
Mike Gonzalez
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March 3, 2021

What is Finance Service Management (and why you should care)

Finance Service Management is the scope of work performed by people, processes, and systems to satisfy the financial needs and requests coming from the business. It drives efficiency in operations, promotes collaboration between finance and business partners, and delivers insights and automation across systems.
Mike Gonzalez
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July 14, 2020

Tips for Managing a Budget

With the right planning and processes in place, financial management will be a breeze. Department performance will improve and you'll build trust with your team and the rest of leadership. Be dependable and crush your next board meeting when targets are reviewed.
Mike Gonzalez
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July 12, 2020

Building harmony between Procurement and FP&A

A harmonious relationship between Procurement and FP&A can be a superpower for Finance teams. Unfortunately, most Procurement and FP&A teams don’t work well together. Learn why and what we can do to change this.