In this issue, we would like to look at key performance indicators (KPIs) from the perspective of a CFO. We will also discover which five important things will improve the effectiveness of a company's planning processes and look into how the analytics of FP&A are connected to the Simpson’s paradox. We will explain why data visualisation is considered to be a game changer for FP&A and then explain the 4 steps necessary to become a more valued FP&A professional.
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As the saying goes, “new year, new me”, so we would like to offer you the chance to have a look at your FP&A function and the ways in which you might improve your processes. In this issue, we will delve into finance transformation, the skill set needed to be a successful FP&A professional and a case study on performance management.
The 8th FP&A Trends Digest is already here! This time we will look into how FP&A can create value, what is needed to improve the budgeting process and why financial modelling is different from predictive analytics. We are also excited to share with you a recording from the “Power of Driver Based and Predictive FP&A” webinar.
This edition brings you articles covering the transformative impact of the FP&A function, the necessary skills of an FP&A professional, the main difference between Integrated Financial Planning (IFP) and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and finally a case study on the replacement of a classical cost-accounting system through artificial intelligence.
This edition of our digest brings you articles covering the soft skills of an FP&A professional, methods to improve your P&L statements and the reality behind an FP&A department’s role in problem solving and risk management. We will also share with you an amazing case study about FP&A transformation in Nielsen.
How can FP&A remain relevant in today's business environment? How do we bridge the missing link between finance and their business partners? How did Konika Minolta implement an algorithmic model for dynamic sales planning? Read the new issue of the FP&A Trends Digest to discover the answers to all of these questions and more.
Welcome to the fourth issue of the monthly FP&A Trends Digest! This time we will share some essential tips on strategic finance, the purpose of planning, the driver-based analysis approach and the power of scenario planning.
Why does FP&A sometimes fail to deliver value to the business? What do you need to successfully implement machine learning for forecasting in your company? How can you develop skills which are essential to career development? Read the new issue of the FP&A Trends Digest to discover the answers to these questions and more.
What makes a world-class FP&A professional? Are self-service analytics important for FP&A? And can machine learning improve forecast accuracy? Read the new issue of the FP&A Trends Digest to discover the answers to these questions and more.
For almost six years now, FP&A Trends Group has been supporting developments and promotion of the best practices in FP&A. In 2019, we would like to continue spreading the word. Today, it is my pleasure to present to you the first issue of FP&A Trends Digest.