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.
This is the summary article in a series of eight articles about the Operational Budget (OB) and its associated Operational Income Statement (OIS). These articles have described the significant enhancements the OB and OIS provide to the traditional budget and related financial processes and techniques.
This article summarises the presentations and discussions during the recent Digital FP&A Circle on how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) has reduced the process burden, increased the speed to insights, and ultimately supported improved decision-making at Konica Minolta and Amazon.
A Global FP&A Trends Webinar that was held on the 10th November 2020 focused on why predictive planning is so important, especially in the uncertain times that we are living in.
The first-ever digital European FP&A Board meeting took place on September 24, 2020. There were over 400 attendees from 30 countries from all over the globe. It was a truly international webinar that featured presentations by industry experts.