Despite the widespread take-up of cloud-based systems in sales and HR, finance has been slower to make the change. But as the market has matured, and concerns around security and privacy have been allayed, adoption of cloud-based financial systems is starting to rise, particularly among smaller and mid-size companies.
Ever wonder which up-and-coming tech skills are catching the attention of IT hiring managers? Careers site Dice.com keeps track of the most popular terms that employers search for, and it also notes when emerging skills start appearing in keyword searches with greater frequency.
McKee Foods, maker of Little Debbie snacks, turned to Workday's cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. The switch helped it analyze data for decision-making, save money and better survive a snack industry shakeup.
For Hilton Worldwide's Bill Murphy, attaining the rank of CIO didn't mean his CTO duties disappeared. His slate of new projects includes standardization of the hotel chain's property management platform across 3,900 hotels, rollout of a wireless platform and implementation of an ERP platform.