Although FP&A professionals are good at analyzing past events, past performance does not predict the future. How can we make forecasts more influential?
Decisions make or break a business. Planning is the decision-making process that defines your future business performance.
Connected Planning is an effective way to unify data, people, and plans on a single platform. Implemented correctly, it can help accelerate better business performance in the modern dynamic market conditions.
2020 has been the most difficult year in modern history. As Einstein said, “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” This survey we believe offers hope, insight, and a much-needed reality check on where FP&A is today. It also forecasts what needs to happen for FP&A teams to develop their best practices from theory into reality.
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.