EACH DAY MORE CONNECTIONS are made by more people on more devices across more platforms. Data is flowing in real time, with volumes rising exponentially, between systems, markets, media and customers. Meanwhile, socio-economic and political rumblings around Brexit show how economies, risks and reputations can change in an instant.
Tomorrow’s finance functions and leaders must have a clear grasp of the world of data and its impact on business. They must be ready to leverage it through advanced analytics to enhance speed and agility, as well as gain forward visibility for the business in a continuously changing world. Knowing how to capitalise on fast data could bring significant and profitable rewards.
Financial Director, Oracle and a host of ‘Fast Data’ experts revealed how financial professionals can help create a ‘fast data’ business.
You will learn how to:
• pinpoint and secure essential data to help you value to your business as a whole
• harness insights from the mass of data within and around your business
• generate new levels of speed and agility to increase business value and secure market positioning
• make faster, better-informed and more forward-looking decisions than your competitors
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