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Simple Predictive Finance: The Power Of Storytelling And The War For Talent

Simple Predictive Finance: The Power Of Storytelling And The War For Talent

In this blog series, I’ve covered some of the key points that I believe can help people better understand the context of predictive finance (see
Simple Predictive Finance: Everything Is Profit And Loss

Simple Predictive Finance: Everything Is Profit And Loss

As I mentioned in my last blog, Simple Predictive Finance: Why the Dream Is a Reality, the finance function is transforming with advances in technology and predictive tools….
Simple Predictive Finance: Why The Dream Is A Reality

Simple Predictive Finance: Why The Dream Is A Reality

For a couple decades, there was a quote about prediction that everyone seemed to jump on, “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” This not very…
Are You Seeing The Signals? How Finance Analytics And KPIs Can Help CFOs Guide The Way

Are You Seeing The Signals? How Finance Analytics And KPIs Can Help CFOs Guide The Way

Have you ever taken a close look at your dashboard when the car computer displays key performance indicators (KPIs)? No? Yes, but not really? I am confident…
Innovative Controlling With Predictive Margin Management

Innovative Controlling With Predictive Margin Management

We all know about the “new normal” for today’s chief financial officers (CFOs) from several recent blogs. Recently, I gained some interesting…
How You Too Can Drive Innovation and Contribute Actively to Creating Value with Actionable Analytics

How You Too Can Drive Innovation and Contribute Actively to Creating Value with Actionable Analytics

While in control of their “traditional” tasks of accounting, controlling, and governance or finance operations, today’s chief financial officers (CFOs) are already stepping up their…
An Employee Isn’t A Number But A Lot Of Numbers

An Employee Isn’t A Number But A Lot Of Numbers

Imagine if your workforce were measurable. Not just measurable by performance but by characteristics AND performance. Wouldn’t that be great? You could individualize the employees and make them each…
The Power of Human Capital Analytics

The Power of Human Capital Analytics

The Digital Transformation of People Management, a recent Oxford Economics research paper, dropped a bomb: only 31 percent of HR departments surveyed provide key analytics across the enterprise to support and drive the business forward (this figure drops to…