Coming together and staying together
Collaboration is paramount for business success, in the face of unprecedented change in the nature of business relationships.
Tomorrow's Value: achieving long-term financial returns
There is now increasing recognition that value creation needs to be considered much more broadly to reflect both tangible and intangible assets.
The end of sustainable competitive advantage
Columbia Business School associate professor Rita Gunther McGrath says that she thinks we are at the end of the world as we know it—at least in terms of our thinking about sustainable competitive advantage.
Striking the Balance
In a recent article Building the Healthy Corporation, McKinsey highlights the challenges that companies face in striking the balance between short-term results and long-term performance.
How big data is changing the profession
CGMA research has shown that 84% of finance professionals think Big Data and analytics will change how they work over the next five years.
IIRC launches the new Integrated Reporting Framework
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has launched its much heralded Integrated Reporting Framework, developed from over 350 responses from every region in the world.
Value - what's it worth?
The concept of ‘value’ has been much debated in the CIMA office – our recent CGMA business models report looked at some of the different ways in which businesses create and drive value.
Business partnering and big data analytics: Two sides to the supply chain coin
A recent survey report by E&Y indicates that stronger business partnering between CFOs and supply chain leaders results in better financial performance.
Cyber-threats can live anywhere
In a recent presentation at the AICPA’s Global Manufacturing Conference, Daimon Geopfert showed how easy it can be to break into a corporate entity’s computer system.
Getting to grips with the Big Data Buzzwords
If you have been wondering when to “Hadoop” or whether “analytics” is a new programme you should learn, you are not alone. Oh, and how is “in-memory processing” different to normal memory processing?