A job where I “accidentally” learn a new language

As I’m writing this blog post the whole of the Nordics are completely obsessed by the Norwegian tv series “Skam” (Eng. “shame”). People aged 14 to 30 follow the lives of fictional Norwegian teenagers with all their problems with school, social life and simply growing up. The recognition factor is almost too hard to handle! This series has really stirred ...

Why CFOs need to ditch spreadsheets for data sharing

Microsoft Excel was never designed to support data sharing. It was built for a single user. While spreadsheets are great for individual productivity, they were not devised for sharing analytics across the business. Industry analyst Mark Smith of Ventana Research points out that spreadsheets continue to complicate and cost businesses money. His standpoint stems from the results of a research study where 58% of ...