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As global events and the accelerated pace of change place even more pressure on today’s CFOs to provide strategic guidance at high speed, financial leaders worldwide know they have to ramp up their technology transformation if they want to compete and thrive.
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To plan better, close smarter

As global events and the accelerated pace of change place even more pressure on today’s CFOs to provide strategic guidance at high speed, financial leaders worldwide know they have to ramp up their technology transformation if they want to compete and thrive.  A 2021 Accenture report revealed that costly decisions… Read More

Why is active better than reactive or static? In simple terms, it’s because the world around us changes all the time, meaning the environment we do business in can change at any time. It doesn’t wait for your planning process to take place before it shifts. That means you must act on the changing business environment whenever appropriate.
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3 tips for better financial reporting

For FP&A teams, financial reporting can present a challenge. If you share too many reports, business leaders may give up reading them all together. But if you offer barebones financial reporting, stakeholders scream for more relevant data and timely information. So how do you find the balance of not overwhelming your… Read More

For many companies, the transition to the cloud has been spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Digitization of systems, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), became mission critical to running operations remotely and adapting business models to the changing business landscape.
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What Is an ERP System, and Why Workday Is Different

Once thought of as the new frontier, the cloud—as in cloud computing, cloud platform, and all things related—has gone from buzzword to business necessity. For many companies, the transition to the cloud has been spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Digitization of systems, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), became mission critical to running… Read More

With its promise of extending FP&A principles beyond finance and into other areas of the business, such as marketing, workforce, sales, and IT, xP&A (or xP&A, extended planning and analysis) is the future of enterprise planning.
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Why xP&A is the Future of Planning

  Want to improve collaboration? Here are five tips to ignite company-wide engagement and build confidence in your financial planning process. With its promise of extending FP&A principles beyond finance and into other areas of the business, such as marketing, workforce, sales, and IT, xP&A (or xP&A, extended planning and analysis)… Read More