When business analytics are applied to intelligence within an organisation, deep insight and foresight is produced.
Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, offers insight on long-term business success.
A good performance management system goes beyond setting annual targets that manager and employee meet to discuss once a year. Three business leaders discuss how they apply performance management to their industries.
Published on April 10 2013
UK businesses are monitoring risks better than ever and increasing their coverage of fraud risk. However, significant challenges around data analysis, staff training and a lack of routine risk assessments remain, according to a study from Deloitte.
Published on April 05 2013
You’ve reached the top, but how long can you stay there? CFO turnover is on the rise, due to a mixture of oustings and a more active job market in some regions. Experts offer the keys to longevity.
Published on April 03 2013
Finance teams are planning to invest more time and resources into business partnering despite the barriers that hinder its effectiveness, such as inadequate systems and skills.
Published on March 14 2013
On any given day, 2 billion people use Unilever’s products. In 2010, the company launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan – a set of targets designed to allow Unilever to grow its business whilst minimising its impact on the environment. Jean-Marc Huët joined Unilever in February 2010 as CFO. Here's
Published on March 06 2013
LinkedIn is a great tool for nurturing business contacts and getting you noticed by recruiters. But if neglected, your profile page can result in missed opportunities and even tarnish your professional image.
Published on February 27 2013
In governance regimes where executive directors are the norm, CFOs get a useful first taste of the boardroom. The next step is to broaden that experience beyond their own companies by taking on non-executive director roles. Two executives offer tips on making the transition.
Published on February 20 2013
Rebranding can play an important part in your overall career strategy. So says Rhymer Rigby, author of The Careerist: Over 100 Ways to Get Ahead at Work. Many people think that “rebranding” themselves simply means freshening up their image. But, Rigby says, genuine rebranding goes far deeper.
Published on February 13 2013