Carl Nordman

What happened to disruption?

Business cycles are a given. They are driven by the gravitational forces of innovative disruption, regulatory changes and competitive dissonance. The speed of technology innovation has accelerated the speed of business cycle changes. Two years ago, C-suite executives told us they were worried about disruption from digital upstarts. Companies like Uber and Airbnb were shaking […]

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Explore the Interactive Finance Transformation Playbook

 The IBM 2010 CFO Study identified a group of outperforming Finance organizations, which we call Value Integrators. Value Integrators excel at two capabilities: 1) Finance efficiency brought about by process and data consistency, which helps unlock the...

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Clearing the clouds: Shining a light on successful Enterprise Risk Management

Risk is inherent within every business ecosystem, adding to a multitude of existing challenges of operating in today’s global business climate. The threat of catastrophic loss – from terrorism, natural disasters, financial mismanagement, IT security breaches,...

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Value Integrators continue to outperform through 2010 – all measures, all time periods.

The IBM 2010 Global CFO Study and companion paper “ Journey to a Value Integrator ” have been receiving a great deal of exposure and positive press over the past 18 months.   As we continue to mine and analyze the extensive data collected from the IBM 2010...

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The Value Integrator’s Catalyst for Change

As Bill Fuessler points out in his recent blog post announcing our Journey to a Value Integrator study, our participants each had a specific reason that served as a catalyst for transformation. While their reasons for change differed, the participants all...

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