In times of uncertainty, the failings of systems and measures are brought sharply into focus. Managing profitability often requires a complete re-think of how an organisation plans and the supporting systems that can help sustain profits in both the short and long term. That’s the subject of this paper.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2021: Modern FP&A: Managing Profitability in Uncertain Times
xP&A is more than an attempt to ‘fix’ the planning process. It is a complete transformation of the FP&A function to continually challenge the status quo, to educate, shape and influence management decisions on how the organization achieves its goals.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2021: Extended Planning and Analysis (xP&A): FP&A’s Role in Business Transformation
Scenario management plays a vital role in a world of irrelevant budgets and inaccurate forecasts.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2021: FP&A Scenario Management: How Scenario Planning Has Evolved to Deal with Uncertainty
This paper, based on our interviews with 25 top FP&A practitioners and thought leaders along with case studies from the largest global network of FP&A people, captures the best practices and new ideas coming out of this fast-growing area.
FP&A Trends Research Paper 2021: Skills of the Future: Best-in-class FP&A teams and how to build them
In this paper, we will explore these different areas to explain what they are, how they have benefited other organisations and the steps an organisation can take in making the transition.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2021: Agent of Change: Modern Day FP&A Business Partnering
The impact of the FP&A storyteller reaches far beyond the boundaries of traditional finance. They work with every part of the business to present insights. How does a storyteller use their skill to drive action? How can the storyteller leave a lasting impression with stakeholders?
FP&A Trends White Paper 2021: FP&A Storytelling in a Data-Driven World
This paper is a result of that research, looking specifically at how, when combined with human intelligence, AI can transform the role of FP&A.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2020: The Power of AI and Human Intelligence
So how should FP&A adapt to this New Normal?
FP&A Trends White Paper 2020: Adapting FP&A to the New Normal
There has never been a better time to start exploring predictive analytics given that the business world we live in requires a radical change from traditional planning.
FP&A Trends White Paper 2020: Predictive Planning: Managing Uncertainty
This research paper supports FP&A leaders in progressively improving their FP&A maturity.
FP&A Trends Research Paper 2021: FP&A Board Maturity Model: Best-in-class FP&A and how to get there
The result is this paper that covers the elements crucial for any organisation approaching AI or ML for the first time including challenges, methods and key success factors.
FP&A Trends Research Paper 2020: Artificial Intelligence in FP&A: The Future is Here
FP&A Trends Survey 2021: Planning and Forecasting in Times of High Uncertainty
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.
FP&A Trends Survey 2020: Becoming an Intelligent Enterprise
In this uncertain, technology-driven world, we conducted a survey of global FP&A professionals to assess whether the work they do and the skill sets they employ are ‘good enough’.
FP&A Empowerment Survey 2019: The Evolution of FP&A Technology & Trends
How is technology empowering Finance teams?
FP&A Empowerment Survey 2018: The Evolution of FP&A Technology & Trends
How are FP&A teams delivering strategic value in today’s world?