The CFO as Freedom Fighter
“The first task for the CFO is to liberate both finance and business managers from huge amounts of detail and the proliferation of complex systems that increase their workload and deny them for reflection and analysis. This means purging their systems, measures and reports and eradicating work that adds little value (e.g., detailed planning processes, redundant systems and irrelevant reports). …” –– Jeremy Hope
1. What have you done to eradicate complexity or work that adds little value?
2. How did these actions create space and time for higher value work?
3. Can you quantify the impact of these actions?