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5 ways to unlock the value of your business data

Being proactive with data can magnify the value-creating aspects of teams and individuals.

Article Data analytics Advanced

CFOs step up to face their new enemy: Poor data

Data quality is now one of the biggest threats to reputation, say finance leaders.

Article Data strategy and planning Advanced

Chocolate-makers use social media data to get ahead on Easter sales

Data from social media platforms such as Pinterest are used by chocolatiers to predict how and where consumers will shop.

Article Data analytics Intermediate

How finance can promote data-led decision-making

Finance plays a key role in supporting data-led decision-making and in ensuring the integrity of the data used. Here’s how.

Article Data analytics Advanced

Flexing the muscles of Power BI

Advanced editing features and access to artificial intelligence on Microsoft’s servers provide users with a pair of powerful tools.

Article Data analytics Advanced

Stay vigilant against these 5 data security risks

Even with the pandemic still going strong, finance needs to remember good data hygiene to prevent expensive breaches.

Article Risk management policies & procedures Advanced

The OECD’s new reporting framework for the gig economy

The model rules are designed to help tax authorities collect information on digital platform users’ income to ensure it can be taxed.

Article Tax return preparation & review Advanced

How Data Science Can Transform Your Business

Why business and finance leaders should partner with data scientists to solve real-world business problems.

Audio Data analytics Foundational

Perspectives on the finance function journey

Perspectives on the Finance Function Journey from the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee provides insights on finance function transformation,...

Report Macroeconomic analysis Advanced

Natural Language Generation: Turning Data into Insights

Going beyond business intelligence dashboards.

Audio Data analytics Foundational

The next frontier in data analytics

​This article discusses why CPAs and organizations need to learn to use advanced technology to predict and achieve outcomes.

Article Practice growth Intermediate

Why the power of data is in the analysis

This article discusses four ways finance can help improve an organization’s approach to harnessing its data:

Article Data analytics Foundational