Month: Feb 2019

#BQs – I keep hearing RPA won’t cut it, so what “automation” must do’s come first?

The debate on process automation and “robot armies” are beginning to flood 21th-century workplaces and tech-savvy Enterprise, but does this extra muscle come with a whiff of science fiction.

Let’s look at the fact.

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Demystifying Data Science – Part One

I am a huge advocate of digital transformation in finance, having founded and developed the Generation CFO community and Nexus Club.  

One of my aims is to continually improve finance engagement with new tech by demystifying technology and moving finance professionals from fear of the unknown, FOFU to fear of missing out, FOMO!

Below I start on Data Science (not a deep techie explanation) and give short definitions against a finance and accounting example. Continue reading “Demystifying Data Science – Part One”

We are all in STARTUP mode, so love it! – Takeaways from #FOF19

I was lucky enough to attend this year’s Future of Finance and CFO Summit at the stunning Hurlingham Club, London this week.

It was a glitzy affair with a celebratory atmosphere and many innovations on display (we even saw the new Tesla car “dance” to its own music) and behind the confident presentations and project headlines, there was a simple message…

We are all in startup mode and that is exciting!

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