About John Christodoulou

John Christodoulou is Sales Manager at Jedox partner OYB. While John formally joined OYB in January 2017, he was working in partnership with the team for 12 months before this. John’s role at OYB is to educate clients and prospects about the services that OYB provides and more importantly understand the problems that the team solves.
17 10, 2017

Strong Alignment to Strategy – Be a Champion of Your Strategic Vision and Business Values

By |2017-10-17T09:11:02+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Trends|Tags: , , , , |

In my role with OYB, I’ve met with 40+ organisations this year, all with varying degrees of investments in planning. Often they use Excel for their budgeting and reporting and have a handful of funded BI projects with no interactions with their office or finance team. In most cases, these same organisations have a CEO-driven strategy that clearly provides the vision that they want decisions to be made quicker, with data as their basis. They want self-service BI that adds value to the business and allows all business units to contribute time and resource to analysis.  A centralised team doing analysis for the entire company can fall into a ‘Jack of all trades, master of none’ scenario, diminishing the value of the analytics provided. [...]