FP&A

11 07, 2019

Planning in Excel: How to Make it Better

2019-07-11T17:38:32+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  

2019-07-18T15:48:55+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

2019-07-03T15:28:50+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

2019-07-03T13:37:48+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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12 06, 2019

How can FP&A use AI to Obtain Forward-Looking Insights into Customer Loyalty?

2019-07-18T15:48:08+02:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

An Interview with Jamie Cousin, FP&A Manager at ServiceMaster What exactly leads to customer loyalty – and what can the business do to increase it? The FP&A team at ServiceMaster is searching for answers deep in the individual experiences and purchase histories of over 2 million customers with assistance from the new Artificial Intelligence capabilities embedded in Jedox software. Two ...

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10 04, 2019

FP&A Digital Transformation: Balancing Risk & Outcomes

2019-05-28T12:13:13+02:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: |

When embracing better-practice, balancing risk to return can be complex and choosing a path that delivers high business value, with minimum disruption is not always easy. Whether saving costs or improving revenue, FP&A digital transformation projects must provide strong gains in productivity and effectiveness. If you have been through sluggish ERP and CRM implementations, you may have seen how far ...

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