Accountants, bookkeepers and small business consultants have recognized the benefits of accessing client information remotely, where all parties can work on the same data in real-time, creating the opportunity to maintain more timely and accurate financial data for the business client. The Internet has become the network, facilitating a variety of different working models which allow…
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) started out with big aspirations. As initially conceived, S&OP was to cover the entire domain
In the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy expresses her fear of lions and tigers and bears. Some of us who head to work each morning have a fear of performance-management-buzzword animals like BSC - Balanced Scorecard, KPIs - Key Performance Indicators, and OKRs - Objectives and Key Results.
Make it so, Number One.
Recent economic conditions have elevated interest in rolling forecasts as means of coping with increasing uncertainty and volatility. Proponents believe that a faster and more forward looking process creates value by
Quite naturally, many organizations over-rate the quality of their enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM / CPM) practices and systems. In reality
Big changes are going on in the world of information technology and business. Where social computing and mobility are no longer purely consumer concerns, enterprise IT departments face a growing requirement
A data scientist to my thinking has business knowledge and is skilled in both computation and statistics/machine learning. I kind of like the saying that data scientists can program better than statisticians and have more statistical chops than programmers. Many in the industry, though, equate a data scientist with a business statistician.
Recognize whether your organization needs to make major infrastructure changes, and get the ball rolling if it does.
When should an organization decide to implement one or more components of an enterprise performance management (EPM) system? To answer this we can learn a lesson from Malcolm Gladwell, a social scientist and author of the best-selling book The Tipping Point…