Integrated Reporting

Integrated Reporting

As is technology, from data analytics to cybersecurity, transforming our business profession, integrated reporting will continue to have a tremendous impact. What is integrated reporting? “Integrated Reporting (IR) promotes a more cohesive and efficient approach to...
Leadership Goes Beyond the Job Title

Leadership Goes Beyond the Job Title

This fall, I will facilitate an executive leadership program through Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Office of Continuing Studies. The noncredit program is designed for senior managers motivated to take their careers to the next level. Participants will be guided...
Leading through the Lens of Data Analytics

Leading through the Lens of Data Analytics

Accounting is a practice of helping business leaders make informed business decisions. As quoted in a Business Insider article, “The CFO of the future will need to be the connector between the business and data scientists.” Peter Sondergaard, Gartner: “Data...
Advisor. Coach. Consultant. Are There Really Differences?

Strategic Vertical Alignment

What steps do you and your organization take to align vertically? A strategy pyramid is a visual tool to help guide your organization execute its plans. Elements include: Mission – Why We Exist Values – What’s Important to Us Vision – What We Want...
Strategic Tools for Management

Strategic Tools for Management

To make informed business decisions, a couple of my favorite tools available to management are segmented reporting and the balanced scorecard. A segment is any part or activity of an organization about which a manager seeks cost, revenue, or profit data. This can be...