Tag: Data Science

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.

Continue reading “Demystifying Data Science – Part Two”

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”

#BQs – Which data skills do Finance need today?

Written by Christopher Argent, Generation CFO Founder

There is a data skills gap in Finance teams today, as CFOs are scratching their heads how to fill this gap while delivering the ever-widening demands from the business.

In a time-poor world, we need to get smart and focused.  The above 2×2 matrix is taken from a much-debated article in the Harvard Business Review that gives us a method to move forward.

It presents an analysis of what we should be learning and planning to learn, and what should ditch (ignore or browse). Continue reading “#BQs – Which data skills do Finance need today?”