This article originally appeared on CFO Magazine:
We combed through websites, interviewed tech experts, and researched a host of product categories to assemble, once again, the roster of 20 companies that make up our annual “Tech Companies to Watch.”
In the process, we uncovered a wide range of technologies and products that would be valuable to finance chiefs. We also discovered a wealth of innovation going on in “traditional” finance-related tech categories…
Category: On-demand business expertise
Consultants may spend days or weeks learning about a client’s industry or project type. Catalant, launched in 2013 as HourlyNerd.com, matches subject-matter experts with organizations in need of specific expertise. The company uses a “smart matching algorithm” to scan its 50,000-expert database and make recommendations. A dashboard lets users find out more information on candidates, as well as schedule interviews and compare proposals. Post-engagement, they can rate an expert’s performance.