15 07, 2020

Planning in Excel: How to Make it Better

By |July 15th, 2020|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 2020 survey, 76% of organizations reported they are ...

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10 07, 2020

Méthodes de budgétisation : budgétisation traditionnelle vs Beyond Budgeting

By |July 10th, 2020|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , |

Lorsqu'il s'agit de choisir la méthode de budgétisation la plus adaptée à votre entreprise, le style de gestion et la structure de l'organisation exercent une influence considérable sur la conception et la mise en œuvre des processus de budgétisation. Dans cet article, nous comparerons deux méthodes de budgétisation : une approche traditionnelle et la méthode connue sous le nom de « Beyond ...

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9 01, 2020

Le budget base zéro : les dépenses en point de mire

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

Zero-Based Budgeting est une technique de comptabilité unique qui présente des avantages et des inconvénients spécifiques. En effet, elle oblige les entreprises à réfléchir à la manière dont chacune de leurs dépenses est gérée sur une période budgétaire spécifique. Élaborer un plan de dépenses détaillé reste la manière la plus rapide d'atteindre vos objectifs financiers. En règle générale, un budget aide à déterminer où dépenser le moindre centime chaque mois  : vous êtes donc libre de l'augmenter ou de dépenser les sommes budgétisées. En revanche, le budget base zéro ...

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30 07, 2019

How To Reinvent Your FP&A Process

By |July 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 ...

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3 07, 2019

A Framework for the New FP&A Department

By |July 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 ...

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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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