CFO.com’s CPM conference: Show and Tell. Success stories.

I am currently attending CFO.com’s Corporate Performance Management conference September 11-13, 2011 in Dallas at www.cfocpm.com with a terrific line-up of speakers. My prior two blogs reported on Steve Player’s workshop of forecasting and radical reforms on budgeting , analytics guru Tom Davenport’s message to CFOs on how to drive […]

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CFO.com’s CPM conference: Davenport on analytics; Eckerson on big data

I am currently attending CFO.com’s Corporate Performance Management conference September 11-13, 2011 in Dallas at www.cfocpm.com with a terrific line-up of speakers. My prior blog yesterday reported on Steve Player’s workshop of forecasting and radical reforms on budgeting. Here are highlights of Monday’s keynote presentations. Tom Davenport on Business Analytics I […]

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CFO.com’s CPM conference: Why is budgeting broken?

I am currently attending CFO.com’s Corporate Performance Management conference September 11-13, 2011 in Dallas at www.cfocpm.com with a terrific line-up of speakers. The conference began with a provocative and stimulating workshop presented by Steve Player, North American Program Director of the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) and founder of The […]

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CFO.com’s corporate performance management conference

Got CPM? (My weak humor to the dairy industry’s “Got milk?” advertising campaign.) Many organizations allegedly claim that they are currently “doing” CPM. However, there is little consensus about what CPM is. Just because organizations may have converted their tabular performance measures into a visual scorecard with dials does not […]

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From Bean Counter to Bean Analyzer

I recently attended a conference in New York City hosted by CFO Conferences titled Leveraging Analytics to Turn Data into Insight. I believe it was an eye opener for many of the accountants attending. Why? Accountants take pride in their number crunching skills and their ability to analyze financial income […]

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