#BQs – Why are finance so happy to “piss money up the wall”?

As Alan Sugar, or should I say Baron Sugar, head honcho of the UK TV Series, The Apprentice, once said…

“Business is not about coming in, pissing my money up the wall and saying ‘Oh well, I have learnt from my mistakes and it won’t happen in the future”

So what if we treated our finance processes as if we were the owner of the company?  Would we keep all the behaviour and cash leakage that currently exists?

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Demystifying Data Science – Part Two

I am a huge advocate of digital transformation in finance, having founded and developed the Generation CFO community.  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 rattle through a load of Data Science buzzwords (not a deep techie explanation of Data Science) and give short definitions with a finance/accounting example where appropriate.

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S1 E12 – Simon Cole, CFO, Apparier, Exit Audit, Innovate, Enjoy your career! #CFOchat

Joining me today is Simon Cole, CFO of Apparier to talk about his finance career journey and the trends around his move to start up!

“Do not isolate yourself, go out, talk to the people and understand how the business works!”

Listen as Simon and I talk about how CFOs drive the vision of the business, startups and the rise of millennial’s.

Sponsored by Qvalia

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