In an office somewhere in the world…
Data Scientist: Yo accountant dude! Why do you never forecast your miscellaneous revenue line?
Accountant: It’s miscellaneous, you can’t forecast that line.
DS: But dude, it’s 1% of your total revenue, that’s gotta impact the business and your forecast sensitivity, right?
AC: That line has no owner, you can’t forecast that line.
DS: I got exciting news dude, I can predict this line for you and be 75% accurate. That’s gotta be better than putting in a big fat zero? <holds up hand for a high five> Continue reading “Is your forecasting mindset killing CFO innovation – almost certainly!”
It is generally accepted that the accounting and finance profession is/will be going through a step change in its ways of working, due to automation technology change, but past experience of ERP, EPM and Business Intelligence change projects may suggest another period of chaos is on the way, before the calm and control.
Continue reading “BQs – Do we always lose Control when making Change?”
By Christopher Argent, Founder, Generation CFO
Are you time poor, but burning to learn something new? Have you bought a new educational book, only to find it on the shelf a year later, a chapter read? Have you signed up to a “must learn” eLearning module, that remains dormant in your inbox?
Finding the time is one of the main reasons why eLearning has been a massive hit with time-poor professionals, as digital flexibility is helping people to find the time and the eLearning market that delivers the content is certainly having its day, as it is estimated to be worth $200bn by 2024* Continue reading “Learning “digital” should NOT be done digitally”