The long-standing narrative of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM/CPM) has been squarely focused on the effort to steer organisations away from spreadsheets by embracing Enterprise Performance Management suites (i.e. platforms).
The link to strategic planning becomes evident when FP&A is placed within this bigger picture. By translating the strategic intent of the company into business drivers made visible through the ‘use-of-funds’, the execution of the strategy becomes fact-based, transparent and verifiable: ‘talks & figures’. Just think about it, and add value to your role and company.
The findings from this research provide insights in explaining the Strategy-Execution Gap and, more importantly, how to close the gap using modern FP&A techniques, processes, and technology.
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It is very important to have well-established mechanisms for planning and budget control. So, managers can quickly correct the unit's tactical plan based on present market conditions, and faster it rolls up into the corporate's strategic plan.
This paper covers the findings of our sixth annual FP&A Trends Survey, where we share the trends and challenges facing FP&A departments around the world. The survey was performed at a time where organisations were looking to recover from the pandemic when many were trying to figure out how to operate in a changed business world.