Some people believe that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will eventually replace humans within FP&A. Thought leaders and experienced AI users feel that this is completely wrong. For AI to be effective, it needs to be combined with human intelligence (HI).
Transformation and new ways of working – the buzzwords that you hear a lot these days applied to business or IT functions. Are these concepts also suitable for finance, and especially finance in a stock listed large corporation? This article will describe this transformation and also outline the main success factors.
Our business environment is changing dramatically. Smart devices, smart offices, autonomous vehicles are boosting and creating avalanches of data every day. Big data will benefit a business. It enables business with greater insights and new opportunities, but only if you are able to manage it well.
In the last years, the digital transformation had an accelerated impact not only on improving customer experience but also on financial planning and analysis (FP&A) processes. This article gives insights into an innovative finance investment controlling project recently created at Zalando. The project is a digital platform and process called internally “Investment App” developed in an agile approach, to supervise large capital expenditures across Zalando business units.
Today, the tools that are being offered are smart enough that with a few inputs and financial insight, you are able to achieve amazing results. No need to be a data scientist to deliver these results. In this article, we discuss Roche's FP&A transformation and how the company started with small experiments before going big.
What does winning as an FP&A Team mean? A common problem for the FP&A team occurs when the information provided is not used or valued in the decision-making process. Setting up the FP&A team correctly will help alleviate this problem and optimize your FP&A team’s influence. This article will examine how Gallagher has set up its FP&A team to win.