Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Find out about the latest impulses from the corporate performance and business intelligence industry – from thought leaders instead of followers. Understand how to communicate new insights and get inspiration and orientation from our experts, even beyond the boundaries of the corporate performance industry. Pioneers from CPM share their thoughts, ideas and visions with you, enabling you to always have an overview of current topics combined with in-depth research and enormous competence. Thought leadership, however, is not a state, but a constant and dynamic development. So keep a close eye on them and benefit from our experts’ forward-looking analytical skills and instructions for action. Our brilliant thinkers ask the right questions that make you think and drive digital transformation in every department across all industries. From departmental positions within CPM projects, to the new role of artificial intelligence, to the hidden potential in your sales team, our experts guide you to new ways of thinking. The future starts now – stay on track with us.

10 04, 2019

FP&A Digital Transformation: Balancing Risk & Outcomes

2019-04-18T16:29:47+02:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: |

When embracing better-practice, balancing risk to return can be complex and choosing a path that delivers high business value, with minimum disruption is not always easy. Whether saving costs or improving revenue, FP&A digital transformation projects must provide strong gains in productivity and effectiveness. If you have been through sluggish ERP and CRM implementations, you may have seen how far ...

...
27 03, 2019

A Smarter Approach to Sales Planning

2019-05-06T13:45:42+02:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Best-in-class CRM tools are a must for any company that wants to maintain its competitive edge. Yet despite all of their fancy features and functions, most leading systems fall short when it comes to planning. So what’s a sales professional to do – resort to spreadsheets despite all of the known risks and shortcomings? Fortunately, today there are better options: ...

...
13 03, 2019

From Strategy to Execution

2019-05-06T13:46:04+02:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Unleash Your Sales Teams' Potential Through Seamless Planning & Performance Management As long as there have been Sales and Finance functions at organizations (which is a long way of saying “forever”), there has been a natural and real tension between the two groups. For way too long, there has been a long-running cold (and sometimes warm, or even hot) war ...

...
13 02, 2019

Is AI Enhancing or Disrupting FP&A as We Know It?

2019-05-15T09:01:21+02:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , |

When I hear or read that artificial intelligence (AI) is “disrupting” financial planning and analysis, I tend to challenge the premise. The word “disrupt” means to me to interrupt, alter or destroy the structure of something. I look at AI (or really all technology for that matter) as having the potential to enhance and/or improve the FP&A function. Semantics? Maybe. ...

...
29 01, 2019

Automated Sales Forecasting with Predictive Analytics
Making AI Real (Part 4)

2019-05-15T09:01:30+02:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

In today’s organizations, the role of financial controlling or FP&A is not only to provide financial insights so business partners can make better decisions, but it is also to lead the way towards a more mature use of analytics technology including predictive analytics for sales forecasting. Predictive Analytics - a Priority for FP&A Moving up the analytics maturity curve from ...

...
16 01, 2019

FP&A Trends for 2019: The Year of Digital Finance Transformation

2019-04-18T16:18:34+02:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

I always enjoy addressing the question, “What do you think will be the biggest/most important/most impactful trends in FP&A of the coming year”? It gives me a chance to pause and review all the places I’ve been, all the CFOs I spoken with, and all the companies I’ve worked with over the past twelve months, to refine and distill what ...

...
Load More Posts
X
X