Tag Archives: information asset

Four tips to delight your CFO and unlock the value of data assets

November 13, 2017

Investment in data and analytics is expensive. At least that’s the view of the CIO, who typically focuses on costs. This issue is only compounded by the CFO, who often lacks visibility of the value generated from data and analytics (for more on this, see part one of this blog series). What we needed was… Read More »

Bean Counter Or Business-Growth Enabler? What Can The CIO Learn From The CFO?

July 27, 2017

Transformation of a cost controller So there we were, discussing the need to use data and analytics to drive enterprise value, when a New Zealander from a large organisation volunteered “We have four customer segments, nationally, that we have been using for a very long time with reasonable success but it is limiting our growth.… Read More »

Part Two: How to Make the Value of Data and Analytics Visible to the CFO

July 6, 2017

Shortfalls in Financial Reporting To aid decision-making, C-level executives need a constant and fast-flowing stream of answers to questions like: What is the current and future worth of our information assets? What is our return on those investments? As discussed in ‘Why The CFO Cannot See a Value of Data and Analytics in the Balance… Read More »

Why The CFO Cannot See The Value Of Data And Analytics In The Balance Sheet

June 26, 2017

What’s it worth? During a recent business-value consulting engagement with a global telecom company, the CEO told me he believed that the investments he was making in enterprise information assets were generating huge value. The only problem was he could see no evidence of it other than the retained revenue and revenue growth reported by… Read More »