Author Archives: Peter Chisambara

The Accuracy in your Forecast Matters More than the Forecast Itself

One of the roles of the FP&A function is predicting future business performance and help business leaders prepare for an unplanned future through forecasting and decision support. Although anticipating the future is challenging given today’s fast-changing environment, looking ahead is increasingly essential. The world is far, far more complex than we think. Unknown unknowns and… Read more »

Talking about Digital Transformation

These days I’m hearing quite a number of business leaders talk about digitization, going digital or digital transformation. Regardless of which term you’re most comfortable with, it’s a good sign that leaders are seriously considering taking advantage of the power of modern technologies to transform their businesses. An investment in IT is no longer considered… Read more »

Reimagining Risk Management in a Constantly Changing Environment

Deloitte has published an interesting and useful piece, Reimagine Risk: Thrive in your Evolving Ecosystem based on its 2019 survey of risk management. The paper makes some good points, including: In environments of change, professionals in a range of endeavours often fail to understand risks and their roles in managing them. A lack of awareness… Read more »

Building Trust in Your Data, Insights and Decisions

Over the years, the adoption of advanced analytics and data visualization tools by enterprises in order to generate key insights that can support quality business performance decisions has considerably evolved. Nonetheless, not all investments in this arena are producing the desired outcomes. Although significant sums of money, resources and time have been channeled towards data… Read more »