Can't live with it. Can't live without it. John Stokdyk explores the management accountant's love affair with the spreadsheet.
The modern finance function partners with the business, requiring fully integrated web-based core systems, analytics, collaboration and mobility.
After more than 60 years of office computing, getting fast and accurate management reports is a still a struggle for many senior managers and their accountants.
It’s the month end again and boards around the country are already pressing their finance teams for the latest figures.
Michael Evans, CEO of PrecisionPoint Software, argues that even after 20 years business intelligence tools are still failing to meet financial analysis and reporting needs.
Based on a series of user case studies and interviews, Rod Newing puts the case for using data analysis to improve commercial decision-making.
The evolving role of the finance function means that managers need to be more strategic, technologically astute and data-focused as they go about their work.
I was recently asked to speak at a Glasgow Digital event explaining what Software as a Service (SaaS) was all about.
Among 10 predictions for the future facing finance teams, Simon Fowler of Advanced Business Solutions (Commercial) sees the traditional role of the CFO disappearing by the end of this decade.
Cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) is growing market share - by more than 100% in the case of Host Analytics, according to CEO Jon Kondo, who recently visited the UK to open the com
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