Findings from a survey reported recently showed that roughly half of senior finance executives in the U.S. said they wanted to beat their competitors by mastering Big Data, yet less
Last week, when addressing the Northern Virginia technology group, Bill McDermott, the co-CEO of SAP, said technology companies would do well to target the newly emerging Generation Y
The increasing number of CFOs and their peers from Generation X and Generation Y that are now heading up Finance functions are…
“Stick close to your desks and never go to sea,
And you all may be rulers of the Queen’s Navy”
The chorus of Sir Joseph Porter’s Song above, taken from the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta H. M.
Things are going change once the cream of Generation Y, (the ‘Millennials’), who were born between 1981–2005, have risen through the ranks of Finance and step into the CFO role.
I bet you don’t know what a ‘saggar-maker’s bottom knocker’ did for a living? And there’s really no need to know. But it was the unskilled person who worked alongside a more skilled ‘saggar
by Malcolm Faulkner
Why focus on strategic planning?
Strategic planning is about setting a course for where stakeholders want the organization to head and describing in detail what needs to happen
A lot has been written about the use of predictive analytics; in sales and marketing to identify the basket of products the customers are most likely to buy based on their purchasing history;
Having had the pick of the plethora of independent vendors that used to populate the Enterprise Performance Management space, the three mega-vendors, IBM, Oracle and SAP, have all made acquisitions…
Taking away with one hand, then giving back with the other is something I wrote about a few weeks back. Nowhere is this philosophy more prevalent that in travel expenses and according to the findings of a newly published…