Value Inspiration Blog

Stories and thoughts about inspiring new forms of value creation

What links NASA, the humble spud, disaster relief and ERP?

Making the world a better place is what many non-profits set out to do. But without complete transparency to funders of where their money is being spent and the results delivered to the greater cause, many fail to be fully effective. By providing automation and visibility, today’s ERP systems can…


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Are robots going to destroy the finance function?

Recently I hosted a roundtable with CFOs and Finance Transformation officers of prominent Dutch organizations around the topic: “Are robots going to destroy the finance function?” The roundtable was part of Finance Transformation 2016, an event organized by Alex van Groningen. The discussion was a fascinating one and revealed several interesting facts, opportunities…


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5 tips for fighting off disruption in your sector

In the old days, size was a buffer. After a business reached a certain maturity level, leaders could relax and think about the future. Consider those days a memory. It’s not just businesses under attack, but entire business models. Originally posted on Diginomica.com In many cases, disruption comes from the outside, which is…


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