CFO insight: how to gain a competitive advantage in a crisis

Our CFO Mark Jenkins recently sat down with Chris Argent of to share his insights and learnings about the pandemic so far. He argued that the finance team has a key strategic role to play in gaining a competitive advantage during the crisis.

New Job Support Scheme: Watch Instant-Response Planning in Action

Immediately after the government’s Coronavirus Job Support Scheme was unveiled, MHR Analytics produced a ready-to-go planning model via our IBM Planning Analytics Salary & Compensation Accelerator module.

29 September 2020

Cloud Migration: 6 Critical Success Factors

For scaling up your capacity, your business intelligence capabilities - and ultimately, your ability to compete, the cloud promises a lot. But it’s important to remember that a successful migration to the cloud doesn’t come about automatically.

25 September 2020

Planning the New Normal

“What’s needed today is the agility of a jet ski as opposed to the steady plod of a tanker.” Capita’s analogy illustrates the approach businesses need to take to planning as we adjust to the ‘new normal’.

19 August 2020

BI and the Need for Speed: How to Get a Head Start with Data

For extracting maximum value from your data, research shows that speed matters a lot. Here's a closer look at the data 'speed challenge' and how to avoid falling behind.

07 August 2020

Learning from Covid: 4 Data Lessons

To respond to a crisis, we’re told that decision-makers need to look at the data and “follow the science”. While this may seem desirable in theory, recent events demonstrate that it’s sometimes far from easy in practice. In this blog Laura Timms discusses 4 data learnings from Covid-19.

24 July 2020

Finance Transformation: The Transformation Journey

This is the fourth and final part of our series on Finance Transformation and this blog outlines the 3 steps to make your finance transformation journey a success.

20 July 2020

Higher Education Finance: A New Approach to Planning

Higher education institutions are currently facing revenue uncertainty on practically every front. Cash flow management has never been more critical - or more challenging. It demands an agile response to both liquidity management and budget planning.

16 July 2020

Effecting change in your organisation

We recommended starting with process automation, concentrating on making the core Financial Management processes as automated and efficient as possible – what we call “Getting the basics right”.

06 July 2020