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

How to Build Corporate Performance Management Workflow
July 26, 2016

Workflow is critical to a CPM application in the same way that it is critical to ERP. It is through workflow that users are directed and their attention focused onto their roles and responsibilities through the different performance management processes. The activities involved tend to be classified into the management processes.

Seven Key Dimensions of CPM Business Model
July 26, 2016

The central CPM business model requires multi-dimensional technology. The CPM business model will typically consist of the 7 dimensions.

Corporate Performance Management (CPM): The Need for a Framework
July 24, 2016

In December 1999, Gartner introduced the concept of Corporate Performance Management (CPM), which they defined as the “... the processes, methodologies, metrics and systems used to monitor and manage an enterprise's business performance”. 

Responding to Criticism of FP&A
July 21, 2016
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By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

Criticism is defined as “the expression of disapproval of something based on perceived mistakes.”  FP&A is a learning process that creates insight into what organizations are doing and where they are going. Processes are not perfect; mistakes are likely to occur.  As a result, FP&A practitioners need to recognize that their work is subject to criticism.