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

26 06, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: Choose a Partner, not a Vendor

By |2018-06-26T18:27:48+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

This is the third in a series of blogs discussing the requirements of a successful Corporate Performance Management (CPM) implementation. The first two blogs stressed the importance of Executive Involvement and explained why the Office of the CFO, not IT, should lead the implementation. This installment encourages the customer to seek a partner focused on CPM, not a vendor dedicated

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

20 04, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: The Importance of Executive Involvement

By |2018-06-26T17:19:58+00:00April 20th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Over the last 18 years, I have witnessed a strong correlation between the success of a Corporate Performance Management (CPM) implementation and the degree of executive involvement in the implementation. The decisions made during the implementation are strategic and will impact almost everyone in the organization. I’ve outlined the 4 main reasons that executives ought to be significantly involved in