The Buzzword Isn’t Disruption, It’s Determination

Every other headline and insight demands that you become the ultimate sword in the disruption battle, but the real focus should be on determination.

5 Steps To A Multi-million Dollar Business Before 30

If you want the multi-million dollar business price tag, you’d better be ready to work for it. Turning your idea into a multi-million-dollar business before you hit 30 may sound impossible, but with the right attitude and commitment it’s just a long-term goal that you can achieve with the right mindset.

Three Habits That Underpin Entrepreneurial Success

Here are three powerful habits that will help you stay focused, define your entrepreneurial attitude and take your business from zero to hero.

8 Reasons Why Failure And Focus Are Essential To Business Success

PUBLICATION:  ENTREPRENEUR DATE:  04 JUNE 2018 There are two Fs that define the long-term and sustainable success of your business – Failure and Focus. There is an event that runs

DECISION INC NEWSLETTER EDITION 2 OF 2018

To view newsletter 2 of 2018, click the following link: Decision-Inc-Newsletter2-of-2018

Numbers Without Narrative? Time to Rethink That Board Report.

In today’s data-deluged world, every CFO needs to be a storyteller ...

Decision Inc. drives Makro customer engagement

Makro has implemented a new mobile app that provides customers with innovative rewards based on analytics conducted by Decision Inc.

Digital Transformation – from the desk of Nick Bell

The world we live in today is changing at an unprecedented rate. Technology innovation and globalization is more than ever providing organizations with the ability to become global businesses ..

The three questions every organisation should be asking

The three questions every organisation should be asking - read the latest edition of Brainstorm

Transform your Retail Financial Planning Process

Understanding the much needed strategic adjustments retailers are making reveals the adaptations finance teams must make in order to support their business. Each of these strategic adjustments has an impact on the finance team, one way or another.

Less Budgeting, more Rolling Forecasts

Businesses face a world where the market becomes more competitive by the day and the only constant is change. Any business requires the ability to adapt, embrace and grow with this change.

HR Planning Challenge Facing Retailers in 2018

In an article I published recently called “How retail finance teams impact their business by transforming financial planning processes that incorporate meaningful operational levers “, one of the problems I touched on was how difficult it is for retailers to have a realistic view of the impact their HR strategy has on their profitability.

Multi-Channel Reporting in Retail Organisations

In an article I published recently called “How retail finance teams impact their business by transforming financial planning processes that incorporate meaningful operational levers“, one of the problems I touched on was how finance teams are helping business unpack the impact new sales channels are having on the entire organisation.

The role of data and analytics in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality, the list goes on. These are considered important elements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that blurs the lines between physical, digital, and biological. Central to this lies data and analytics. So, how can African organisations benefit from this dynamic new environment?

Benefitting from an Information Landscape Audit

The explosive growth of big data means companies can gain greater insights across the entire organisation. Thanks to the real-time nature of the digital world, decision-makers can more dynamically react to market conditions than in the past. A vital tool, which helps unpack the potential in this environment, is the Information Landscape Audit (ILA).

The dangers of using spreadsheets for Financial Planning & Analysis

The spreadsheet has become such a ubiquitous tool in finance that people hardly notice it anymore. But in a world where digital transformation requires different data approaches, does our reliance on this traditional solution pose a risk to business?