Big Data and Financial Reporting

Financial reporting has been the life-blood and focus of companies since the beginning of time. A few things have changed though, like the size of the numbers, the technology used to look at them, and how we share that information throughout an organization. But looking at what financials can tell us has pretty much remained […]

The Benefits of Big Data (and How to Avoid Getting Lost in It)

Big data has been one of the most popular buzzwords in organizational strategy for the last few years. If you’ve heard the term, but aren’t quite sure its exact definition, this one from Gartner should help: “Big data is high-volume, high-velocity and/or high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing that enable […]

How Big Data Influences Business Accounting Today

As transactional activities move toward automation, I’m seeing that operational data is becoming more and more a focus of the business world. We’ve always wanted operational metrics but now, more than ever, it’s becoming possible to get to them. We’re all busy so rather than assuming we’re all on the same page of what big […]