Planning season is upon us. For everyone involved it can feel like preparing for battle... We must fight to protect our resources! In the spirit of helping folks run a smooth and effective
Prior to joining Intercom, my background was in finance. I’d worked in FP&A at a large company (IBM) and then FP&A again within a smaller ~150 person startup.
Talk to many early stage finance folks and you’ll hear a similar refrain: it’s a lonely role. We’re often brought in to clean things up. We put in controls around
Curiosity is one of the most important characteristics that distinguish great analysts. And, unlike sql, python or any other technical skill, we’re quick to dismiss curiosity as something that can’t be
Two posts in the analytics community have been bouncing around in my head for the past few weeks. They hit on something important. First was Benn Stancil’s “Analytics is at a crossroads”