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How to Improve Collaboration Between FP&A & Operations

Many companies suffer from poor communication and collaboration between financial and nonfinancial managers. Operating managers don’t have sufficient input or buy-in to the financial planning process, and they aren’t educated about how their decisions can influence overall profitability. For its part, finance isn’t able to offer real performance insights that might truly…

Could Rolling Forecasts Make Bonuses Better?

Bonuses can be an effective and energizing incentive structure, pushing employees to meet or exceed sales goals with the promise of a payout. But recent headlines have shown the darker side as well: When employees are aiming for an unrealistic target—based on out-of-date assumptions and static information—shortcuts and unethical behavior…

Lights … Camera … SuiteWorld17!

SuiteWorld17 kicks off today at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas—and we couldn’t be more excited to attend. NetSuite’s annual conference promises to be the biggest SuiteWorld yet, and Adaptive Insights will be there in full force to engage with NetSuite customers seeking to gain enhanced planning,…

3 Reasons SaaS Trumps Other Software Options

When companies replace Excel with automated, cloud planning and analysis tools, CFOs can extract more value from the FP&A function and become the strategic advisors the CEO expects them to be. So it’s no surprise that many organizations are choosing software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions over traditional on-site applications, including single-user spreadsheets.…