Browsing All posts tagged under »CFO«

The SciQuest SLAPP: The Howard Post Continued by Jon Hansen

August 25, 2015

0

Before I delve into the remaining points of SciQuest’s contention with my August 3rd post Assessing former CFO Rudy Howard’s departure: Is SciQuest’s Wiehe looking for true leaders or puppets?, I want to let you know that we are still in the process of trying to upload the entire 26 page document. As promised, and as […]

Assessing former CFO Rudy Howard’s departure: Is SciQuest’s Wiehe looking for true leaders or puppets? by Jon Hansen

August 3, 2015

3

The following is a Skype discussion I had with a reader, who’s original comment I had followed up on with a question of my own. Here is the subsequent exchange: JWH: Here is a question . . . Why does someone go from being a VP Finance to CFO, back to VP Finance and then back […]

Now Coupa has a new CFO – is there something going around? by Jon Hansen

June 3, 2015

1

I received a Skype message from someone this morning saying that it must be the “season for new CFOs,” as Coupa announced that they had also made a change in the company’s top finance position. Here is the link to the Coupa press release. The season for new CFO reference, was in relation to my post yesterday regarding […]

Never Mind Being A CFO, CIO or for that matter CPO, 2015 is the Year of the RMO by Jon Hansen

January 20, 2015

1

I just read an article by Andy Akrouche in which he made reference to my interview with Pete Wharton, IBM’s Commerce Solutions Product Marketing Leader.  You can read about my interview in its entirety in my December 13th post titled IBM’s plans to corner or corral the cloud – it’s all a matter of governance. During […]

The more things change, the more they stay the same . . . at least in the world of procurement by Jon Hansen

April 25, 2014

2

I doubt that when French novelist Alphonse Karr coined the phase the more things change, the more they stay the same, he was thinking about procurement.  Based upon a March 27th, 2014 Harvard Business Review article by Proxima CEO Matthew Eatough, Karr would not be unique in this regard.  In fact if you accept the […]

Zycus LinkedIn post uses the equivalent of Sandberg’s “bossy” term to describe procurement professionals? by Jon Hansen

March 21, 2014

2

In a recent post by Roz Usheroff, she indicated that you would probably have to be on another planet – maybe even in another galaxy – to not have heard of the recent call to arms of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to eradicate the word “bossy” from our everyday vernacular.  The reason for Sandberg’s discontent […]

Rashed Procurement Leaders post on procurement skills important, interesting and promising by Jon Hansen

March 4, 2014

2

As a parent of 4 kids under the age of 8, I did not realize how big they had gotten until I returned home from a fairly recent 4-day speaking engagement.  Now for those who do not have children, 4 days may not seem like a long time.  However for those out there who do, […]