Tag: Vision

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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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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BQs – Does your finance team demonstrate “Millennial values”?

Finance is a multigenerational team with much of the “power” at the top with the baby boomers, but in our new digital world, we need to embrace new ways of working and skills and capabilities that are more aligned to the newbies of the team.

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