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Mat McBride
VP of Cloud Finance, Microsoft

How the cloud helps build resilience: clearing up misconceptions about the costs and risks 

Customers who are still running on-premises infrastructure don’t always understand how a cloud strategy can make significant contributions to organizational resilience. In fact, they often come with misconceptions about efficiency, security, and cost, and they conclude that the cloud actually undermines resilience. One might call these myths, but I believe they arise from a lack

What today’s finance leaders already know about resiliency 

2020 has been a year of adaptation. From February to today, finance organizations worldwide have been forced to revisit their operations, investments, and ideals to still the tide of COVID-19. This season has not been an easy one. Companies of all sizes have seen drastic shifts in sales volumes resulting in significant challenges to companies

Investing in resiliency: Q&A with a finance industry thought leader 

In the wake of COVID-19, finance organizations across all industries have been working to move from crisis management mode into building resiliency for the future. Mat McBride, finance leader for Microsoft’s Cloud and Gross Margin, recently sat down with us for a virtual conversation. We asked him about the challenges currently faced by CFOs, CPOs,