The New CFO Agenda: Tying Predictive Analytics to Financial Performance – Part 2

November 6, 2013
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Predictive. IBM’s Watson beat Mensa on Jeopardy. Target knows your family. Match.com picks mates. How are they so smart? The experts speak. John Elder, Elder Research: “Humans and machines have very different strengths and weaknesses. The best decisions come from combining their two types of wisdom." Greta Roberts, Talent Analytics: “When a predictive approach is added to the hiring process, cost-benefit models sometimes show it is more powerful to screen out potential bottom-performing hires.” Eric Siegel, “Predictive Analytics”: “Everyone's heard that correlation does not entail causality. But without establishing any causality, how can we trust a predictive model?” Henner Schliebs, SAP: “Are CFOs the better CEOs? Advanced finance analytics drive the strategic role of finance heads with holistic intelligence about financial, operational and company performance. Master your margins – become a king.” The New CFO Agenda: Tying Predictive to Financial Performance–Part 2.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of more than 25 weekly business thought leadership talk series presented by SAP under the banner of Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio, which debuted in 2011. In a uniquely lively, unscripted roundtable discussion format, Game-Changers offers a broad range of expert business and technology insights to a global business audience.

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