Finance Practice Leader, IBM Global Business Services, Europe

By Rupert Clegg and Bob Booth on 15 October, 2019

CFO: the restless reinventor – Chapter 3

Capability and culture: the key ingredients for reinvention As we discussed in chapter 1 and chapter 2, radical new technology is uncovering valuable insights and revolutionising the way organisations operate. Any business leader worth their salt will be looking to implement these game-changing solutions. But successful CFOs will plough at least as much energy into […]

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By Rupert Clegg and Bob Booth on 17 September, 2019

CFO: the restless reinventor – Chapter 2

The CFO and the path to personalisation In the first chapter of this series we discussed the market forces that are revolutionising global business paradigms, and the pressure those shifts are putting on the CFO role. Here, we will explore the drive towards personalisation, and the responsibility of the CFO to harness the opportunities this […]

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By Rupert Clegg and Bob Booth on 3 September, 2019

CFO: the restless reinventor – Chapter 1: A Brave New World

We stand at the starting-block for the next big shift in business. As radical new technology poses unprecedented possibilities for businesses, the CFO role is expanding in every direction. Five years ago, the CFO’s time was dedicated to reporting, cost reduction and investor management; today, they must adapt to the challenges and embrace the opportunities […]

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