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Feb 02, 2010

The Shift to Predictive Accounting2

There is a widening gap between what the CFO and accountants report and what internal managers and employee teams want. This does not mean that....More
Jan 18, 2010

Circle of Blame

Here is a fictitious story. But how true could it be? Our company's quarterly financial results were just announced. Our loss was unexpectedly double....More
Jan 04, 2010

2010: Old Decade, New Decade

Let's look back at the last ten years of applying enterprise performance management methodologies, and then speculate about their next ten years. THE....More
Dec 16, 2009

Christmas Gift Letter to Santa Claus

TO: SANTA CLAUS, c/o The North Pole Dear Santa, I have been a good boy this past year. I believe that qualifies me for a 100 percent order....More
Dec 01, 2009

Beware of Misguided Accountants

Over the past few years, I have discussed a paradox with Doug Hicks, President of D.T. Hicks....More
Nov 16, 2009

Is Risk Management Part of Performance Management?

A popular acronym is GRC -- for governance, risk, and compliance. One can consider governance (G) as the stewardship of executives to behave in a....More
What's Strategy Management?

Gary Cokins shares his advanced cost management and performance improvement systems expertise with the Business Finance community.

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