Drive your decision making with financial agility

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 19/04/18 13:11

Speed is of the essence when it comes to decision making. What drives this is good information and processes.

So from start line finish  how long does this process of decision making take in your organisation? 

Winning a drag race is about engine power and transmitting that into grip on the road, as well as a good driver to steer the course.   In the decision making process the power is in the information to drive the decision, transmission is about getting insights and reports out to all the relevant stakeholders and the driver is you, the CFO who steers the course by providing good analysis and insight.

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Tags: Forecasting faster, Data Integration, financial forecasting, Reporting, decision making

4 REASONS not to delay your projects of improvement

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 19/03/18 17:19

Time on your hands? It is a fact that few of us have time on our hands these days.  In the finance function this is truer than most. 

As the dust settles on the hiatus of the year end and January month end thoughts turn to projects, and getting things underway before the summer holidays kick in. 

However your road map, can be mown down by the Juggernaut of business demands which hit your best laid plans, by tieing up your team, time and energy. So here are a few arguments for putting finance improvement first which the business will want to listen to. 

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Tags: Data Integration, finance change, finance transformation, financial forecasting, Reporting

Break down your data silos

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 30/11/17 16:15

Today’s businesses are generating mountains of data at a rate estimated to be doubling every year. Managing this data is a challenge in itself, but that’s only part of the puzzle. One of today’s financial pit falls – data silos - is the other part.

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Tags: Data Integration, one version of truth

Adaptive Integration

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 08/03/16 17:40

Integration of data is an on-going headache for finance. Creating accurate, up-to-date forecasts and plans requires today’s finance teams to extract data from many sources. In our ever connected world, data is being fed from sources we would never have dreamed of even 10 years ago. The power this provides finance teams, is immense, but so is the integration challenge.

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Tags: Data Integration, financial forecasts, formulate, Formulate News, month end reporting, Reporting

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