20 08, 2018

The Digital Transformation of your Planning Process

By |2018-09-04T15:30:16+00:00August 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,

13 08, 2018

Optimized Planning with Artificial Intelligence

By |2018-08-13T20:22:55+00:00August 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

31 07, 2018

Making AI real in business intelligence and FP&A (Part 2)

By |2018-10-29T16:57:20+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

Trending Technologies for BI & Financial Planning and Analysis 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

17 07, 2018

Making AI real in business intelligence and FP&A (Part 1)

By |2018-10-29T16:57:30+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

New technologies like machine learning are driving the digital transformation, but don’t forget about the people! The digital transformation is redefining the world as we know it at a pace faster than most people could ever imagine. But it is more than just massive computing power, artificial intelligence with sophisticated algorithms, and tons of data that are propelling this megatrend

5 06, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: Finance should Lead – IT should Support

By |2018-06-05T15:56:46+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is the second in a series of blogs discussing the requirements of a successful Corporate Performance Management implementation. The first blog in this series stressed the importance of Executive Involvement. This installment explains why the office of the CFO, not IT, should lead the implementation. The discussion emphasizes the Finance function, but it applies to CPM implementations focused on