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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11 07, 2019

Planning in Excel: How to Make it Better

2019-09-05T22:45:40+02:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , |

For most finance professionals, Excel has long been the gold standard for budgeting, planning, and forecasting. It is a great tool with numerous features that offer a lot of functionality. But in the global marketplace that is facing rapid changes due to digital transformation, is Excel alone still enough? In a 2018 survey, 80% of organizations reported they are still ...

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9 07, 2019

Data and System Considerations for AI Projects in FP&A  

2019-07-18T15:48:54+02:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

An Interview with Kevin Kennedy, Business Systems Manager at Terminix, a ServiceMaster Brand Pulling together large sets of good data is the essential first step in any AI project. What is just as important, however, is having someone who truly understands the data itself from a technical and business perspective. For the Jedox AI project at ServiceMaster, this data expert ...

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3 07, 2019

A Framework for the New FP&A Department

2019-09-10T11:39:46+02:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , |

In the first post "The Future of FP&A" of this blog series, we discussed how the CFO must be the guide, and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) must take control of new and changing expectations for the finance department. From that foundation, now we dig deeper into that discussion and offer a framework for how to accomplish this, beginning with ...

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26 06, 2019

The Future of FP&A

2019-09-05T22:37:58+02:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , |

We are pleased to welcome an expert in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), Mr. Anders Liu-Lindberg, as a guest to the Jedox blog. Mr. Liu-Lindberg is a Senior Finance Business Partner at Maersk and co-author of the book "Create Value as a Finance Business Partner." He is also a finance industry blogger on LinkedIn with more than 33,000 followers. Over ...

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