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September 11, 2019

By Tijana Balotic Truong, Performance Management and Commercial Finance Professional

Running a company, among other things, requires dealing with ambiguity. How this is done depends on the people – some are more open to embrace the challenges...

September 2, 2019

By Ken Fick, President and CEO at Pierce The Fog LLC

A question frequently asked by businesses of all sizes is what should my Key-Performance-Indicators (KPIs) be and how many should I have? They often look to other companies in...

August 8, 2019

By Elena Kiristova, CFO Russia and CIS at Groupon

Normally, integrating actuals into the planning cycle is not an easy task. Often financial and operating results are spread across multiple databases and...

July 31, 2019

By Michael Coveney, Analytics Thought Leader and Author

In December 1999, Gartner introduced the concept of Corporate Performance Management (CPM), which they defined as the “... the processes, methodologies,...

July 16, 2019

By John Stretch,  MD at Stretch Business Training

A British retailer recently announced plans to close over a hundred stores. Could part of the problem be an FP&A group whose ideas are outdated?  The...

July 25, 2018

By Michael Coveney, Analytics Thought Leader and Author

A few days ago I was looking through some blogs on LinkedIn when I came across a comment that suggested the purpose of budgeting was to set stretch targets. A number of people...