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The personnel file: digital or paper?

Gepost door op 18 mei 2016
Digitisation offers many advantages. Never before has information been so quickly and so easily at our disposal. Never before have we been able to share or exchange information so readily. Never before have businesses been so quick to analyse information. But, what about the personnel file? Can everything be digitised? And can the paper file
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How functional is your currency?

Gepost door op 1 april 2016
Some things are so obvious that we never really think about them. As a business owner you have to draw up annual financial statements for a company. Naturally. And, of course, these statements are drawn up in euros. Naturally. Right? Currency: the euro In the Netherlands, we often draw up our annual financial statements in
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Accountant in international business. Fascinating and varied.

Gepost door op 15 maart 2016
“Do you know the cocktail party premium?” Robert Bloomfield looked at me questioningly. I was lucky enough to be hanging out with him for a few days at a conference. He as a professor and leading researcher in the field of Management Accounting, I as a PhD student conducting my doctoral research. When I said
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Data is the ingredient: with the right recipe you can turn it into something.

Gepost door op 7 maart 2016
Last Saturday, I went to a newly opened restaurant. From a large section of the restaurant you could see the chef at work in his open kitchen, one large chef’s table. You could really tell that this man understood his profession. The chef cooked stunning dishes with a variety of ingredients. The chef explained everything;
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Get the best out of your staff: share your dream with them!

Gepost door op 16 december 2015
Employees will make or break your company. An employee who is performing well will help you earn a lot of money, while a poor employee will cost you clients and income. It is therefore important to motivate your staff and enable them to perform as well as possible. So, how can you get the best
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Predictive Analysis – Hype or the future?

Gepost door op 3 november 2015
You are probably familiar with them, those technology trends that emerge and you suddenly hear all around you. Within the field of Business Intelligence (BI) we are familiar with them, too. One of the trends that BI companies are obsessed with is Predictive Analysis. Predictive Analysis Simply put, Predictive Analysis is predicting with data what
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‘Living on cloud nine’: the (im)possibilities of Business Intelligence

Gepost door op 6 oktober 2015
‘Living on cloud nine’ is essentially a state of euphoria. Something that I recognise as a consultant in our clients. As soon as they decide to start using a Business Intelligence system, they rave about its functional capabilities. So, the initial conversations often lead to the same question: what can it do for me and
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