How Can CFOs Break Out Of The Spreadsheet-Spiral?
Following the launch of the FSN Modern Finance Forum ‘s report, entitled “The Future of Financial Reporting Survey 2017”, which surveyed nearly a thousand of CFOs, Chief Executive of FSN & Leader of the Modern Finance Forum for CFOs, Gary Simon, interviewed Henry Umney, the strategist and spreadsheet visionary behind ClusterSeven.
In this 30 minute webinar, they discuss:
- How to reduce the impact of the spreadsheet-spiral
- How to reduce spreadsheet clutter
- How to manage what’s left, including mission critical spreadsheets
Spreadsheets perform a vital role in most organizations and remain the finance professional’s tool of choice. Yet, at the same time, Excel usage has proliferated to mountainous levels, fuelled by a spreadsheet-spiral™ first identified in FSN’s ground-breaking research into financial reporting which pinpoints the exact causes of spreadsheet growth. Few businesses know the true extent of their spreadsheet ‘universe’ and, for example, which spreadsheets are business critical or high-risk. But this doesn’t mean that nothing can be done about the problem!