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Big Data Or Big Brother? Weigh The New Breed Of Payment Platforms

Big Data Or Big Brother? Weigh The New Breed Of Payment Platforms

There’s one sure way to inspire a sense of dread during a holiday season: the all-too-common news that a major retailer’s credit card database has been hacked. A virtual panic
Total Immersion Corpcast: Looking Back At Your Job 50 Years From Now (Part 2)

Total Immersion Corpcast: Looking Back At Your Job 50 Years From Now (Part 2)

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC In Part 1 of our TI Corpcast, we reported on a number of responses to the challenge we set our team leaders, when asked to respond to their predecessors’ letters from…
Audit And Risk Management – A Winning Combination?

Audit And Risk Management – A Winning Combination?

Don’t stick your nose in someone else’s role – that’s one of the first rules of corporate etiquette. And if you do, be prepared to step up to the plate and take on some of the workload.
Total Immersion Corpcast: Looking Back At Your Job 50 Years From Now

Total Immersion Corpcast: Looking Back At Your Job 50 Years From Now

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC The year is 2060, and today is the long-awaited day when our company’s time capsule, sealed back in the dark days of 2015, was finally opened. In the capsule we found, as…
EPM Reflection #12: EPM (Elf Performance Management) For Santa Claus

EPM Reflection #12: EPM (Elf Performance Management) For Santa Claus

To close out the #EPMReflections 2014 series, I’ve actually chosen to share something new with you. Now I’ll admit, it’s not strictly a reflection in and of itself, but…
Read The Fine Print – Your Revenue Depends On IT

Read The Fine Print – Your Revenue Depends On IT

“Read the fine print.” Truly a piece of sage advice. But how many of us heed it? There’s little enjoyment reading lengthy disclaimers in tiny font – iOS updates, downloads,…
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The First Barrier To Enterprise Performance Management: How To Get Started

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC In my work career I have the fortune to travel extensively around the globe. As a result, I observe the issues and concerns facing executives, mid-level managers, and those in the…
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What Historical Figures Can Teach Us About Performance Management

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC Achieving the full vision of the enterprise performance management (EPM) framework involves more than selecting one of its many methods and then…
Performance Management From C-Suite Future Diaries

Performance Management From C-Suite Future Diaries

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC What might C-level executives write in their diaries in the future? My crystal ball is crystal clear. Seven years from now…
CFO: Ringmaster Or Alchemist?

CFO: Ringmaster Or Alchemist?

The position of CFO is synonymous with stress. But all the ingredients inside that pressure cooker can be boiled down to two main weights on the CFO’s shoulders: delivering reports to understand profitability drivers and innovating to provide the…