Recently at Adaptive Live 2019, a group of these change agents stepped into the spotlight in a well-deserved celebration of the outstanding, real-world results they’ve achieved with the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud. The annual Torchie Awards are always a high-profile part of Adaptive Live.
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Agents of change in the age of urgency

By 2025, 80% of finance executives surveyed by Deloitte say they will undergo some kind of transformation. For instance, they’ll elevate their role to provide strategic insights to the business, move to real-time planning and decision-making, automate manual processes and transactions into frictionless operations, and more. A full two-thirds (66%)… [READ MORE]

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5 tips for better board reporting

As a finance leader, you’re intimately familiar with your company’s data and KPIs. But guess what? Most of your board members aren’t—and they don’t want or need that level of detail. What do they want? Like your CEO, board members are searching for trusted, strategic deputies who can provide high-level,… [READ MORE]

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Step up your FP&A game with rolling forecasts

When it comes to FP&A forecasting, most companies base their long-range forecasts on static planning processes, rather than more relevant, dynamic plans that reflect the complexities of the business. Relying on a forecast that doesn’t enable continuous monitoring of company performance, instead of implementing a modern, rolling forecast approach, is like using… [READ MORE]

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Innovation in overdrive

At Adaptive Live 2019, which is underway this week in Las Vegas, the future is coming into focus for planning professionals from around the world who have gathered here to discover new tools and technologies that will help them plan for what’s next. I’m happy to say we’re giving them… [READ MORE]

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Planning for what’s next

This week, more than 1,600 attendees are in Las Vegas for one of the largest FP&A gatherings ever. They’re here from six continents. They represent 40 different industries. They’re here at Adaptive Live 2019, our annual gathering for Adaptive Insights customers, to learn about the future—their future. At a time… [READ MORE]

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Infographic: ROI Spotlight—Ivanti

Ivanti provides software that helps customers unify IT and security operations to better manage and secure the digital workplace. The company employs 2,000 people who work in 36 offices across 23 countries. With more than 25,000 customers, Ivanti powers the IT behind some of the biggest and best companies in the… [READ MORE]

So how can you make reporting more efficient, more effective, and less reliant on espresso? Here are four steps you can take to improve your process.
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4 steps to improve your business reporting process

Late nights. Working over the weekend. Learning the names of every barista within a quarter-mile radius of the office. If you’re in charge of creating financial reports, you don’t need me to tell you how much work it takes to keep information updated and accurate. That’s because you’re likely logging… [READ MORE]

Even as Adaptive Insights becomes part of the Power of One, it will remain the most robust and open business planning platform for every organization, even if they never adopt any other product in the Workday suite.
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The Power of One—for everyone

In October, I described our plan to integrate the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud into Workday’s Power of One strategy. Seven months later, I have real progress to report. In the latest release of the Workday suite are new capabilities, including: Drill-through from Adaptive Insights into Workday business objects and… [READ MORE]