Big Data And Its Bizarre Uses!


Big data isn’t just used in retail to try to influence your buying habits or by marketing companies to figure out best product marketing strategies.  It’s uses extend to Animal tracking , Hipsters and even Bras!   Check the whole

30 year old strategies great CFO’s embrace


This is a great article for some Business Strategy 101 for up and coming Accountants aiming for CFO.  The great CFO’s I have had the pleasure of working with are 100% strategy.  Check out this article for some tips on

CFOs greatest pressure – Keeping Up With Technology in Accounting and Finance

Chart - CFO and IT

In a survey by  Robert Half Management Resources, CFOs were asked, “In general, what would you say is the single greatest pressure facing your accounting and finance function?”  Click on the chart to see their responses. The results are from

Continuous planning with CPM tools make for the best profits according to Grant Thornton


This is a great research paper by Grant Thornton about improving companies performance by looking forward rather than just back. It’s the difference between BI and CPM.  BI tools only look behind so people use their gut to predict the future

10 must not’s when public speaking


As accountants, analysts or BI administrators, we need to remember it’s part of our job to present.  It could be presenting to external analysts and investors, the board, or your peers.  You might even have to present at a conference.

2 things people don’t check when buying a Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools


How’s the performance of your BI or reporting tool?  Are you waiting more than 10 seconds for a report to complete ?  30 seconds ?  Do you have to make selections for the report before you even see what you’re

Club CALUMO Melbourne – Tuesday 24th March 2015


We are very happy to announce the next Club CALUMO in Melbourne at The Langham Hotel on South Bank. Registrations [which are mandatory please] can be made here. This Club CALUMO will offer a great breakfast, all the usual great