FP&A Insights

FP&A Insights is a collection of useful case studies from leading international companies and thought leadership insights from FP&A experts. We aim to help you keep track of the best practices in modern FP&A, recognise changes in the ever-evolving world of financial planning and analysis and be well equipped to deal with them.

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FP&A Insights

FP&A Team Building in Stockholm
April 4, 2019

On the 4th of April, the Stockholm FP&A Board met for the 6th time to discuss what is required for building a winning FP&A team.

Zero-Based Budgeting in Frankfurt
April 9, 2019

In April 2019, the International FP&A Board held the 6th Frankfurt meeting where more than 30 senior finance practitioners shared their ideas about what is a new age of Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB).

The Copenhagen Launch: Latest Trends in FP&A
April 2, 2019

The Launch of the Copenhagen FP&A Board took place on 2 April 2019. The first discussion was traditionally devoted to the Latest Trends in FP&A.

The Management Process Rhythm – from Calendar Driven to Business Driven
May 7, 2019

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Senior Advisor Performance Framework at Equinor (formerly Statoil), and Chairman Beyond Budgeting Roundtable

Bjarte Bogsnes has a long international career, both in Finance and HR. He is currently heading up the implementation of Beyond Budgeting at Statoil, Scandinavia’s largest company. Bjarte is Chairman of Beyond Budgeting Roundtable (BBRT).

He is a popular international business speaker and is the winner of a Harvard Business Review/McKinsey Management Innovation award.

Bjarte is also author of "Implementing Beyond Budgeting - Unlocking the Performance Potential", where he writes about his twenty years long Beyond Budgeting journey. Statoil has opened up for Bjarte to undertake select external consulting work.

LinkedIn accounthttps://www.linkedin.com/in/bjarte-bogsnes-41557910/

There once was a Finance manager who met a fisherman. “Could you please tell me about your life and your work?”, asks the Finance manager. “Well, I am at sea for five months and then I am home for five months”, the fisherman responds. There is a long pause. Our Finance manager is thinking hard. Something is wrong; five plus five is only ten! ”So what are you doing in the two last months?”.