The Coca-Cola Company’s recent global digital transformation initiative within their McDonald’s Division (TMD) has increased the company’s confidence in their data and enabled them to make better decisions faster.
On 3 December, we had an interesting debate on why extended planning and analysis (xP&A) is playing an increasingly important role in finance. Senior finance professionals from Deutsche Bahn, Jedox and Microsoft shared their views on the subject.
In his presentation, Alessandro Cardito, Global Consumer Beauty FP&A Director at Coty, outlines three main short-term priorities that FP&A should keep in mind.
On October 22nd, 2020 the Global FP&A Trends group hosted another of its insightful webinars, putting in the spotlight the theme of Connected and Collaborative FP&A with its multiple facets – predictive planning, analytics supported by artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.
To unite the firm on a single planning foundation, FP&A must adopt the planning frame that drives value for its customers. That platform is the Operational Budget (OB) and it brings many benefits to the firm.
Working in FP&A during a crisis is extremely challenging but it is also an opportunity to mature processes, reach a stage where FP&A can conduct organizational changes and become a real Business Partner. This article highlights three main areas for FP&A improvement.