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July 28, 2014
Enterprise performance management only works if finance and operations talk to each other, according to one expert consultant.
March 31, 2014
Although the vendor rankings in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites aren't too different from last year, the market is evolving.
September 24, 2013
Operations managers often feel participating in corporate financial planning pulls them away from their jobs. Learn how to combat that resistance.
August 29, 2013
At Proformative's CFO Dimensions, corporate finance leaders offered tips on how CFOs can juggle their expanding strategic and operational duties.
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Financial planning and analysis, often abbreviated FP&A, is the process of compiling and analyzing an organization's long-term financial strategy. Continue Reading
Driver-based planning is an approach to management that identifies an organization's key business drivers and creates a series of business plans that mathematically model how those things most necessary for the organization's success would be ... Continue Reading
When getting started with driver-based planning, Rob Livingstone recommends taking an inclusive approach and defining accountability. Continue Reading
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Even with Microsoft's efforts to improve its flagship spreadsheet application, Excel -- increasing the number of cells spreadsheets can accommodate, acquiring a spreadsheet management software maker Prodiance -- companies are in need of more ... Continue Reading
Users and experts share tips on replacing spreadsheets with specialized software for budgeting, planning and forecasting. Continue Reading
The Gartner research firm says more CPM vendors are specializing in certain industries. An expert breaks them down for you. Continue Reading
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In this chapter excerpt, discover how predictive analytics builds on traditional business intelligence and learn why data visualization is critical. Continue Reading
Organizations need a new way to gird against forces that threaten to damage business. And it starts from the bottom up. Continue Reading
In "Big Data at Work," Tom Davenport spells out three types of big data projects and gives advice on how to recruit data scientists. Continue Reading
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Rob Livingstone explains why understanding tensions among IT, finance and the rest of the organization is critical to agreeing on governance models. Continue Reading
The CFO role is becoming more service-oriented. Rob Livingstone provides tips on how CFOs can develop positive and influential relationships. Continue Reading
Rob Livingstone recommends validating the business case and assessing technology for rolling forecasts, among other steps. Continue Reading