9 Reasons Why Adaptive Live 2017 Will Be the Best One Yet

Headed to San Francisco for Adaptive Live May 30-June 2?  Well, buckle up, friend. We’ve got a lot planned for you. Adaptive Live 2017 is shaping up to be our best event ever. It was already the industry’s most exciting and worthwhile gathering of finance professionals, who join us every…

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6 Questions a Strategic CFO Knows to Ask

Today’s CEOs expect their finance chiefs to be strategic partners and growth champions. Over the past decade, CFO responsibilities have widened to include managing the company’s business model and overseeing the effective allocation of capital. At the same time, though, nearly half of CFOs surveyed in the Adaptive Insights CFO Indicator…

10 Things Today’s Top CFOs Do Better

The role of the CFO has steadily evolved due to several factors, such as the advent of new technology and the accelerated pace of modern businesses that have transformed growth trajectories. To remain competitive in such a landscape, today’s corporate leaders are turning to the CFO for better financial insight…

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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 But recent headlines have shown the darker side as well: When employees are aiming for an unrealistic target—based on out-of-date assumptions and static information—shortcuts and unethical behavior…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,…