July 25, 2014 | Written by: Robin Kimzey
“Pushing the Frontiers”, IBM’s latest CFO study had more than 576 CFOs surveyed worldwide and many important patterns emerged when a comparison was made on their priorities today and with the ones cited in 2005. One such priority that stood out was the value they placed on information integration across the enterprise.
The survey also helped us identify a group of CFOs, which we have called “Performance Accelerators” – as CFO’s who been able to generate 70% more revenue and profit over the past three years than their peers. What’s their secret ingredient? Yes – its insight – from all the information that flies around our companies. These highest performing CFO’s have been able to implement enterprise-wide information standards and are better at driving the integration of information across their enterprises from numerous sources.
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