Tag: Technology

We are all in STARTUP mode, so love it! – Takeaways from #FOF19

I was lucky enough to attend this year’s Future of Finance and CFO Summit at the stunning Hurlingham Club, London this week.

It was a glitzy affair with a celebratory atmosphere and many innovations on display (we even saw the new Tesla car “dance” to its own music) and behind the confident presentations and project headlines, there was a simple message…

We are all in startup mode and that is exciting!

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#BQs – Can you answer these five automation strategy questions?

Let’s cut through the hype, and demystify the technology led narrative on automation… Let’s question what you can do to get a better grasp on how to apply these ‘hype’ tools to your finance operations to make a business impact (no IT chat required).

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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?

 

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