11 07, 2019

Planning in Excel: How to Make it Better

By |July 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 ...

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13 03, 2019

From Strategy to Execution

By |March 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) ...

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20 08, 2018

The Digital Transformation of your Planning Process

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , |

Whether you work for a government agency, a high-tech company or a service provider, your organization must plan its annual budget. While many members of your organization might be familiar with planning or budgeting software, the set of activities to create, control and update the budget is known as the budget process. Digitalization is tactical – automating activities, for example, ...

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13 08, 2018

Optimized Planning with Artificial Intelligence

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

A good FP&A solution embraces the power of AI and should already have incorporated it into its technology. Over the past few years, the concept of Artificial Intelligence or ‘AI’, has finally been accepted into the mainstream and is dominating conversations around the world.  With the rapid emergence of cognitive computing and machine learning, AI had been sitting in the ...

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