Tag: Artificial Intelligence

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”

Is your forecasting mindset killing CFO innovation – Part two

In an office somewhere in the world…

 

Data Scientist: Yo accountant dude! Why do you spend so long producing your budget and forecast numbers?

Accountant: It’s how we performance manage the business.

DS: But dude, your work is always wrong, it’s always out… I mean, unless you have a crystal ball, you can’t get it right, right?

 

Continue reading “Is your forecasting mindset killing CFO innovation – Part two”

#BQs – What does a robot future look like? We look at the trends and impact of tomorrow’s robot on you.

Automation of decision making through the implementation of RPA, task automation robots, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence is becoming the defacto direction for accountants, controllers and CFOs, but what does working with a Bot squad mean for you and your team?

We learn from Aico’s CTO Marko Maunula, who explains nine trending cornerstones of this brave new robot/human world.

And Marko, I love the Little Britain quote!  A rare treat for me.

Continue reading “#BQs – What does a robot future look like? We look at the trends and impact of tomorrow’s robot on you.”