Starting from Zero-Based Budgeting
Zero-based budgeting starts with no assumptions about what it will take to run and grow the business for the next 12 months.
Forecasting the Future of the Internet of Things
What’s different about the Internet of Things is the sheer scale of the deployment.
Finance: Processing Like It’s 1995
The finance department used to be an early adopter of technology. How can it overcome its present inertia?
What Does the Cloud Really Cost?
Moving to the cloud takes some investment as well as a total revamp of an organization's IT budget.
Insecurity in Fashion
Another challenge for the IT department: wearable technologies and the security issues they trigger.
The Paradox of Plenty
If we improve the price performance of a product or service fast enough for long enough, we will see demand grow. But that doesn't last forever.
Out of Place
As business models evolve away from a dependence on the concept of a fixed “place,” companies will have to adapt.
Who Will Profit From the Internet of Things?
No advance in technology is without unintended consequences. Services like Uber make life more convenient but they also act as information-gathering points.
In the Lead or In the Way?
Are you providing the right direction, behavior and signals for your organization to be successful, or are you actually impeding its success?
Adapt or Watch Your Business Erode
What does it take to for a company to have staying power? Long-term, "market-like" management of product lines and business mixes.
What’s in Your Portfolio? Part II
How do you justify and fund IT projects that don't benefit every business unit equally?