Tag: Vision

Automation redundancy is fake news – here’s why – Part One

By Chris Argent, Founder, Generation CFO

I think the marketeers have got us accounting and finance people wrong…

The current messaging around technology adoption seems to be driven by three fairly negative statements;

  1. accountants and finance are missing out on all new technology benefits
  2. they are all doing something wrong or badly
  3. what we are doing is going to be automated; redundancy is imminent!

Whilst parts of these messages are possibly true, life isn’t so black and white, life isn’t changing at break neck speed and there is always another way of seeing the problem (and solution) especially if you know the profession as I do (and not just the marketing keywords).

Who’s to blame? Continue reading “Automation redundancy is fake news – here’s why – Part One”

S1 E9 – What Robert said, Ideation and Collaborative Innovation Microlearning #CFOchat

Welcome to another episode of #CFOchat aka the Generation CFO podcast.

This time we explore the new world of collaborative innovation and ideation and what benefits it gives finance teams and organisations.

 Sponsored by Shaping the Future, ACCA Conference London

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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!

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