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Emma Beaumont

Can any of us really afford not to be part of China's continued mega-growth?

2017 marks another growth year (12% increase) for the Chinese Shared Services Landscape: Ignore this BRIC market giant at your own peril

by: Emma Beaumont
Published: November 15, 2017
Tags: China, SSON analytics, BRIC, population growth, workforce growth, planning


Emma Beaumont

What if Vincent Price had had access to Data Analytics? "No mere mortal can predict the profit of the Thriller..."

wenty years after his death Vincent Price remains immortalised as generations X, Y and doubtless Z (to come) still recognise his legendary, and eerily creepy, tones as synonymous with Michael Jackson's Thriller.

by: Emma Beaumont
Published: October 30, 2013
Tags: Emma Beaumont, Data, analysis


Emma Beaumont

Spend Analytics: Why even a multi-million dollar budget won’t buy you any logic (or even a good IFA it seems)

We’re still hearing it all the time from shared service leaders in every geography - cost control isn’t the only driver, but it’ll ALWAYS feature in the top three for most businesses.

by: Emma Beaumont
Published: April 18, 2013
Tags: Emma Beaumont, cash, retirement, cash management, Procurement, spend analytics, Michael Phelps, Rio Ferdinand


Emma Beaumont

What Cloud technology and Lady Thatcher have in common (and why we all need more disruption in our lives)

Like most of us in the UK (and around the rest of the English speaking-world), like it or not, I’ve seen, heard and read a lot about Margaret Thatcher this week. It’s been somewhat unavoidable.

by: Emma Beaumont
Published: April 1, 2013
Tags: Emma Beaumont, cloud, Margaret Thatcher, Thatcher, Disruptor