You’ve probably never hear of McArthur Wheeler, but you’ll never forget this story. Mr. Wheeler robbed a bank and was caught. The surveillance camera clearly showed him doing the deed, in fact he frequently glanced at the camera behind the teller. Mr. Wheeler was not brazen, rather he was mistaken in one thing. Someone told…
Deciding to do something, and actually doing it, are two different things. Execution management is about closing the gap between deciding and doing; between talk and action. We’ll get into more of the mechanics later, but from a process perspective Execution Management integrates business planning with project management, reporting, and pay-for-performance. In a nutshell, it tightly integrates every aspect of the Plan-to-Perform cycle.
At a recent event in Grapevine, TX two of the top analysts from Gartner, Inc. (Kurt Schlegel and Debra Logan) gave a keynote address on Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, and Artificial Intelligence. These three disciplines, once separate, are now converging to deliver remarkable efficiency gains, but equally remarkable insight and business value.
This article explains how a company or institution can identify the aspects of FP&A that can be outsourced, and desribes important considerations.
For many organizations struggling to find value in data, the answer may lie in machine learning.
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The annual budget has too much rigidity to be able to support the fluctuating nature of fast-growing businesses. As a result…
From the top desk to the desk top. In many organizations there can be a wide divide and disconnect between the executives
When it comes to the hiring of information technology professionals, few industries have provided recruiters with as much work in recent years as healthcare.
Objectives That Drive Strategy – A lesson in Strategic Planning from NASA and the Kennedy Space Center
It is this last topic, metrics, that intrigues me as much as the simplified strategic planning process.