This is a cover story I wrote for Canadian Government Executive, with some great stories about aligning people and purpose.
The Next Wave
The payment card industry continues to make inroads in the B2B world by expanding into non-traditional areas like strategic spending.
Assessing the Big Data Challenge
Big data is one of those concepts that is supposed to change everything. But what does it actually mean for managers?
Social Media and the Contractor
Social media are finding a place in the construction world, but beware of consultants who promise it will help you grow your business. This article shows how the real gold in social media is all about building partnerships.
Accounting for Waste
Nobody would argue with the assertion that waste is harmful to the bottom line. This article shows how accountants can play a key role in waste reduction.
Accounting for Value - Lessons from Lean Management
Lean management has a particular view of accounting that provides useful insights on how governments produce value for their stakeholders.
Can Watson Be a CMA's Best Friend?
Watson, the famous computer, is being touted as a machine with human-like capabilities. But could Watson become a management accountant?
The Road to BIM
Building Information Modelling (BIM) systems are about a lot more than 3D drawings – they represent a paradigm shift in how site-specific construction information is stored and accessed. This article shows how the real challenge for the industry is not the technology, but adapting to a new kind of workflow.