Many finance departments, however, were not built with scalable business processes in mind. Relying on spreadsheets and manual processes, they can only collect and aggregate data.
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Where does FP&A fit within a scalable business model?

Growth is expected in every business. But today’s investors, boards of directors, and CEOs are no longer satisfied with regular growth. They want scale. Many finance departments, however, were not built with scalable business processes in mind. Relying on spreadsheets and manual processes, they can only collect and aggregate data.… [READ MORE]

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Are you benchmarking against the right things?

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” That’s become classic management advice for a reason: Tracking business performance is a critical first step to improving it. It also aligns with a question I’m frequently asked: What are the right things to benchmark against? Use these three sets of… [READ MORE]

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5 ways to step up your analytics game

As just about any finance professional knows, there’s a huge need for FP&A teams to become more strategic partners to the business. When we surveyed more than 300 CFOs for a report on how FP&A can play a broader role in guiding corporate planning and performance, 75% said they wanted their… [READ MORE]

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A nonprofit salute on #GivingTuesday

Today kicks off the charitable season of giving. Why today? It’s #GivingTuesday. This one-day movement, held the day after Cyber Monday, urges giving back in the form of donations, time, and goods. Entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is expected to raise over $300 million across 150 countries. That’s impressive. We have… [READ MORE]