If you are struggling to understand your chaotic data in order to make better, more informed decisions, centralizing and establishing a strong data foundation needs to be a top organizational priority. Join our webinar to discover how to become a data-driven financial leader. Whether you’re a CFO, accountant, or controller, we'll outline the steps to define an effective data strategy, identify your key data sources, and provide tips on using your data effectively to drive results. We'll also share how data-driven organizations have outperformed their competition with decision-making, collaboration, reporting to stakeholders, and overall business agility and resilience. Learning Objectives: Examine how data chaos impacts finances, operations, and performance. List the elements of an effective data strategy. Define how to use data analytics to drive results and aid decision making. Identify the key phases of data maturity and good reporting. Explore real-life examples of data in action. Presenters: Nick Mortensen, MISM, Principal | Eide Bailly Nick is the practice Lead over the Business Process Automation and Optimization team at Eide Bailly Technology Consulting. After receiving his Master's in Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University, he dove straight into business and technical consulting. With over a hundred projects under his belt as a project lead or technical architect, he has developed a deep passion for what he does. His team utilizes a suite of tools to optimize business processes and automate menial and complex tasks, leaving humans to do what humans do best. By striving to understand your business first, his team of consultants will ensure your automation solutions deliver a quick return on investment while marching you towards your larger digital transformation goals. Nate Allphin, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, Principal | Eide Bailly Nate has 20 years of experience in the data and analytics world. His career started as a data analyst and he quickly came to realize that organizing and enabling companies with data was his true passion. After various stints at startup companies during his early career, he met his eventual business partner, Nathan McMurtrey, and they founded data warehousing and consulting company Xerva in 2014. Xerva was focused on helping companies that felt they were buried in data chaos. Their passion for organizing data and making it actionable, accessible, and accurate has served them well. In 2019, Xerva was acquired by Eide Bailly to help enhance the offering they could provide to the many clients that Eide Bailly serves. CPE Information CPE Credit: 1 Field of Study: Information Technology Level of Knowledge: Basic Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Additional Information: This is a Group-Internet Based Webinar. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding a complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact Mye Collins.