Corporations are fast becoming data- and analytics-fueled digital kingdoms. The finance organization is best positioned as the source of analytic insight because it can connect market and operational data to financial outcomes. Yet, too many CFOs remain stuck in the role of Chief Bean Counter as compliance, control and accounting activities rule the day.
Meanwhile, the enterprise continues to wrestle with a morass of data, analytics immaturity and legacy technology.
CFOs must get out from behind the desk, own the enterprise data and analytics agenda, and cut through confusion to drive profitable growth.