South African businesses know that the reporting formats for the CIPC are changing, and with this change, other regulatory bodies will be following suit. We’ve discussed the reasons that the CIPC has made the move, and the CDM / XBRL implementation that gives you in-house, automated control of your reports. Now, we outline the […]
Although the majority of live corporate performance management (CPM) implementations today primarily address the tactical needs of the office of finance, the combination of cloud, mobile, social and information (including in memory) computing forces is enabling new strategic CPM capabilities.
Nearly half (46%) of CFOs rely on “gut feel” and instinct to make business decisions in lieu of fast access to accurate internal data, a practice that can delay decision making, introduce errors and erode profitability, according to a new study from Redshift Research commissioned by Epicor Software, writes Bob Violino at information-management.com.
Mary C. Driscoll on CFO.com discusses their Metric of the Month: Budget Iterations.
In an ideal world, the budgeting process would be fast and painless. But for many division heads, finance teams, and CFOs who see the same spreadsheets crossing their desks over and over, it is an exercise in frustration.
McKinsey & Co. have an article from their McKinsey Quarterly archives on their website discussing Strategic Planning, and proposing four guidelines to help strategic planners make the crucial leap from plans to decisions.
Cortell Project Manager and Consultant Van Zyl Brink discusses this article.
sfmagazine.com have an article on the Key Technology Trends for Management Accountants. They write: The list includes some technology solutions that have been around for a while and some that are relatively new. A major challenge of today’s technologies is that there are too many of them. Innovations occur daily, and companies can’t keep pace with […]
Today have another guest blog post from Gary Cokins. You can read more about Gary in his bio at the end of this article. Metaphorically, belief and disbelief in business analytics as a competitive edge, and not just a passing fad, meet at a door. On one side is passion, and on the other is […]