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November 26, 2019

By Simone da Silva Collins, Senior Financial Analyst at Sony

This article explores the attributes of Big Data and considers whether having more data is always good. First, let's get back to the basics. What is Big Data...

April 2, 2019

By Takeshi Murakami, Group Controller at Microsoft

4-5 years ago in Microsoft, Cloud business was a small portion of the overall business, but now is the key business for the company, with new and diverse...

November 21, 2018

By John Sanchez, Keynote Speaker, Corporate Trainer and Author

According to a 2017 IBM report, "Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. To put that into perspective, 90 percent of the data in the world today...

February 1, 2018

By Richard Reinderhoff, CFO/FP&A Expert and Independent Adviser

When FP&A is placed within this bigger picture, the link to strategic planning becomes evident. By translating the strategic intent of the company into business drivers...

September 18, 2017

By Emmanuel Jibodu, Finance Analytics @ Shred-it

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function has become more prominent in the decision making process in most large organizations because of the emergence of...

July 12, 2016

By Randall Bolten, longtime Silicon Valley CFO, author of "Painting with Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You” and adjunct professor at U.C. Berkeley Extension.

Last week I led a workshop on management reporting at the IMA Northern Lights Council’s annual seminar in Minneapolis. While there, I had the opportunity to sit in on several...