Business Performance Management Blog

20 to 40% of IT today will disappear by 2015. Business Value is key!

Posted by David Mosher on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 @ 11:11am
According to Information Management, 20 to 40% of current IT organization is going to have be retrained or new people hired with the right skills to help the business compete in the wake of cloud computing. The number of project managers and business analysts will need to more than quadruple and nearly double respectively by 2015.
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2013 Top CFO Challenges - Prioritizing Budgeting Demands

Posted by David Mosher on Thu, Jan 17, 2013 @ 1:13pm
"Challenges for CFO's and other finance leaders center on prioritizing the demands on the finance function," said Raef Lawson, vice president of research for the IMA. "This is top of their concerns, followed by poor finance IT capability to managing increasing demands from the organization for management information." CFO's need an Innovation Management software that uses return-on-investment based prioritization of activity based budgeting costs and revenues of the innovation pipeline, supports traditional chart of accounts and business unit/department categorizations and works with their existing Financial software. Even better would be an Innovation Management software that support zero-based budgeting through automatic allocation of all costs based on selectable cost drives. The value of Innovation Management has been well documented over the last few decades in Robert Kaplan's book 'Execution Premium' by Harvard University Press.
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