In the coming years, chief executives will face a number of challenges to their operations, their employee and customer relationships, and their efforts to harness technology for digital transformation. Six business leaders share the problems they see on the horizon.
Finance departments too often lack the tools they need to make a real, enterprise-wide impact, but that is starting to change thanks to technology such as advanced data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read more >
The current rate of change is disrupting just about every area of life as we know it. At the same time, the finance function is often left out of transformations taking place in the rest of the enterprise.Read more >
Ernest Hemingway said, “Never mistake motion for action.” I am personally enamoured with this quote. The message is a powerful one, and one that is delivered so succinctly, with little wonder when you consider the source. I felt that this was the perfect message to start this episode of the series as it reflects both the reality and purpose of the ‘process’ perfectly. To grasp how it does this we must start with the basics: the definition of the word ‘process’.Read more >
In this third instalment of our Intelligent Performance Management blog series, I explore the importance of real time, intelligent, enterprise-wide data. How can we utilise data so that the Finance function operates as the broker of information?Read more >
There is a frequent misalignment between the volume of money spent on technology within an organisation and the value that the organisation derives from that technology. Sound familiar? Ask any CFO, CTO, and CIO and they’re very likely to agree with this. Here’s the kick: this observation was made back in 1985! In this second instalment of our Intelligent Performance Management blog series, I explore the limits of relying on siloed solutions as the cure-all for your data woes. Instead, you need an integrated technology platform embedded in the business.Read more >
”If you do not know where you come from, then you don't know where you are, and if you don't know where you are, then you don't know where you're going.”Read more >
We live in volatile times where business challenges and changes occur every day at an accelerating pace. At the same time technology is also driving change starting with the digital behaviour of customers and all other activities in the entire value chain causing increased storage of so-called big data, which is also impacting the CFO Office.Read more >