11 09, 2019

Hey Siri, What’s My Forecasted EBITDA Look Like?

2019-09-12T10:27:58+02:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Even though we have so much advanced technology surrounding us, we still cannot just ask, “Hey Siri, what’s my forecasted EBITDA look like?” There are many reasons why such technology isn't available yet—insufficient data, unstructured data and some human knowledge that is not yet transferable to machine. However, there are many available technology tools that can simplify planning tasks and ...

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28 08, 2019

Unleash Faster Analysis And More Powerful Reporting with Jedox 2019.3

2019-08-28T16:14:11+02:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Jedox Software|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jedox 2019.3 is now available for testing. It gives report builders even more freedom to create customized visualizations and charts for impactful reporting and analytics. Again, the new version introduces “most wanted” features, suggested by Jedox users.

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22 08, 2019

An Open Letter To The CFO on FP&A

2019-09-13T10:46:46+02:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , |

Dear CFO, We heard that you put FP&A on your list of top priorities to work on. We understand that you’re not satisfied with the return on investment you’re getting from the department. You told us that there is too much data, reporting, and analysis and too few real insights that change decisions for the better. You also told ...

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13 08, 2019

How to Transform Your FP&A Plan

2019-09-12T10:44:01+02:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , |

Finance professionals generally tend to be risk averse. Transforming your FP&A plan will not be an easy task, but it must be addressed as it is a top priority for the CFO to better support delivering on the expectations from the CEO. In today’s world where technology changes are rampant and society’s expectations of new ideas and stimulation is ...

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6 08, 2019

How To Revolutionize The FP&A Professional

2019-09-10T11:48:17+02:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , |

The CFO has made FP&A a top priority as previously described, wanting significantly more value from the investments made in this function. To achieve this, FP&A must also do things differently otherwise we cannot expect different outcomes. To do something differently, new skills are needed. You could say we need to revolutionize the FP&A professional. The question is then into ...

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30 07, 2019

How To Reinvent Your FP&A Process

2019-09-10T11:47:35+02:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , |

There has been a lot of talk about changing FP&A processes yet little real action in this area. Budgeting? How many do zero-based budgeting or pure beyond budgeting? Most are stuck doing the traditional one-year budget and five-year plan. Analysis? Wishful thinking. Are you doing what-if scenarios or Monte Carlo simulations or simply just plotting your data in a time ...

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