Strategic business leaders look for ways to achieve higher levels of performance in their business. Today’s business leaders are carrying a heavier burden every day as the pace of business continues to accelerate. Demographics, regulations, risk mitigation and technology are sure to change making your job tougher and creating a business environment that can be both exciting and overwhelming. Today’s competitive leaders accomplish this by focusing on people, process, and technology.
One critical leadership asset is a 360°, multi-dimensional view of the team and key projects-but visibility is in the eye of the beholder. This white paper will explore how higher levels of visibility can increase performance in tax, finance, and accounting landscapes.
Closing the Visibility Gap
Visibility requires access to real-time data and analysis in a single source where it’s available to all constituents who need real-time information to derive business insights to make informed decisions. Business Leaders spend most of their time at status update meetings or tracking down information they need—leaving them with less time for the high-value activities that drive the business forward. Strategic Decision-Makers need to be able to forecast profitability, and need accurate data to ensure goals are realistic
First-Line Managers worry about missed deadlines, and need immediate insight to who has what and in which step of a collaborative project. They need to empower their team to work more productively, reduce overtime, and minimize burnout. Individual Contributors manage scores of deliverable every day. Between extracting data from various systems and providing status updates, they’re trying not to let anything slip through the cracks.
The Three Types of Visibility Every Business Leader Needs
- A centralized view of your assigned tasks, as well as a comprehensive view of your team’s projects
- Visibility to real-time resource availability, with a channel to clearly and quickly communicate changes in work priority
- The ability to analyze and optimize your business processes for continuous improvement enabled by real-time reporting