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29 01, 2019

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

2019-05-28T12:13:26+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 ...

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16 01, 2019

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

2019-09-05T22:39:29+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 ...

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30 10, 2018

The Future of Enterprise Performance Management is Dynamic
Making AI Real (Part 3)

2019-05-28T12:13:35+02:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

The latest edition of our blog series “Making AI Real” lays out a vision for how new capabilities in FP&A systems can support Enterprise Performance Management of the future with much of the required functionality already available today. From Static to Dynamic EPM New technologies in financial planning & analysis systems like machine learning and artificial intelligence offer businesses the ...

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20 08, 2018

The Digital Transformation of your Planning Process

2019-05-28T12:13:51+02:00August 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

2019-05-28T12:13:53+02:00August 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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31 07, 2018

Trending Technologies for BI & Financial Planning and Analysis
Making AI Real (Part 2)

2019-05-28T12:13:55+02:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Part one of our blog series explored how people are the driving force behind the digital transformation and how it is fueled by artificial intelligence and machine learning. We also took a first look at how fp&a and business intelligence professionals can start to derive tangible value from these technologies for Enterprise Performance Management. Now, we will take a deeper ...

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