Want Finance and IT to Get Along? Make ’em Do Lunch

If anyone doubts the need for a critical alliance between finance and IT, go see Earl Fry. Fry, who is the CFO at data integration software and services firm Informatica, and has purview over IT, encourages his vice president of finance and the CIO to frequently have lunch together. He says this one-on-one time helps when they have to make critical decisions.