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

Effective Corporate Performance Management. What are the Top 8 Business Measures?
February 18, 2016

A number of years ago I was contacted by a manager in the Health profession and asked if I could tell them 25 measures they should be tracking.

Is your Planning System a ‘Measurement system’ or a ‘Management system’?
February 16, 2016

How do you think performance is  measured at the Olympics Games by the teams involved?   The number of gold medals?  The number of world records?

Data Visualisation for FP&A: Is it a Game Changer?
February 11, 2016

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends Group

They say a picture is worth a thousand words… “Telling the story” is one of the most important tasks facing the FP&A professional, and data visualization is a powerful tool to reveal this story. Data visualisation is vital for FP&A analytics: it can help to reveal hidden trends and patterns, to filter out the noise and to generate valuable business insights. In other words, there are two types of data visualisation:

A New Era for FP&A
January 13, 2016

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group

We live in an era with an interconnected global economy, where constant change and uncertainty are taken as a given but planning for such an environment is not easy. Flexible and dynamic financial planning and analysis (FP&A) can help firms to cope.