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#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?”

#BQs – Does RPA need a reality check?  We look at the risks and mitigations

Robotic Process Automation, RPA is the use of software to automate human tasks and business processes.

RPA analysts predict a tidal wave of automation in the next 3 years, with some early adopters already employing Robot Armies.

But is it really that easy?  We look at some of the risks and mitigation of RPA…

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Surviving the digital role revolution – What finance professionals need to learn

Written by Christopher Argent, Founder, Generation CFO

Following our #BQs debate on whether finance needs to learn a programming language or not, we wanted to highlight where we see the education gap and the key learning for modern finance professionals.

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