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Your forecast is strategic. Now what?

Bear in mind that there will be always some variance to explain versus your last forecast, it may sound absurd since you put all your efforts I providing your best predictions and now you need to j... More >

  • 2015-03-30 14:30:32
  • Daniela Bensi
  • Strategic Financial Management, Planning, Forecast, Corrective actions.

How can you demonstrate that a technology investment can cut labour costs?

Many members of the C-Suite put technology spending on the bottom of their list of priorities when it comes to capital investment.  Some see the spending levels as buying a Cadillac when a Che... More >

  • 2015-03-24 11:22:14
  • Judith Sherling
  • Capital Investment, ROI

Be bold, be brave… be creative

Some may ask how to develop creativity? You do not have to. It is practically limitless by nature. However,  there is also something in our nature which may successfully block it: the reptilia... More >

  • 2015-03-20 15:21:56
  • Darek Olak
  • creativity, problem solving, innovation, creative techniques, personal development

How can the CFO win the business popularity contest?

Increasingly, it can seem as if business is a popularity contest. The social media tools that we use to ‘like’ our friends, family and other favourites, are also used to flame and shame... More >

  • 2015-03-18 10:03:10
  • Lesley Meall
  • CFO

Should cloud versus non-cloud be a ‘right’ or a choice?

Go back just 5 years and you will find that businesses were faced with a stark choice in the cloud versus ‘on-premise’ debate.  Cloud computing in the financial applications space ... More >

  • 2015-03-10 10:02:24
  • Gary Simon, CEO
  • Cloud, CPM

CFOs – Are They Vanguards or Villains?

There continues to be mixed signals regarding how advanced CFOs are with their journey to become the ‘strategic advisor’ that is so frequently mentioned in finance and accounting magazi... More >

  • 2015-03-04 15:56:22
  • Gary Cokins
  • Managerial accounting, strategic advisor, CFO

How will the Internet of Things (IoT) affect CFOs?

This is a small question with a big answer. It is as difficult to estimate how big the Internet of Things (IoT) will become as it is to estimate how big its impact on CFOs will be; and not just bec... More >

  • 2015-03-02 16:52:27
  • Lesley Meall
  • IoT, DigitalCFO

Is your forecast strategic?

The most common approach for a financial forecast is one that focuses on the figures, outcomes or expected results at a certain date. The standard Forecast KIT consists of historic and seasonal dat... More >

  • 2015-02-25 15:22:57
  • Daniela Bensi
  • Strategic Finance Management, Planning, Forecast

How should you systemise your finance processes?

The first crucial tactic is to ensure that the paper trail is closely followed. The end-to-end journey of a business document is a reflection of how well your people, processes and technology work ... More >

  • 2015-02-23 16:31:09
  • Vlad Soriano
  • Finance Processes

5 ways that CFOs can help drive innovation

1.Support experimentation

Innovation forces us to re-assess traditional measures of ROI. Business models in the digital era do not always conform to historic expec... More >

  • 2015-02-23 15:59:03
  • Gary Simon, CEO
  • digitalCFO, innovation

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Gary Simon, CEO

Michelle Fabian

Darek Olak

Chloé Elliott

Judith Sherling

Lesley Meall

Mark Spicer

Daniela Bensi

Chris O'Connor

John Fanuko

Robert Marchello

David Willcox

Ruhan Neethling

Vlad Soriano

Gary Cokins

Roger Fried

Darryl Bannon

Spencer Lin