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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
CIOs today face a delicate, difficult balancing act between meeting business objectives and securing information. Markets are becoming more global, product life cycles are shrinking, and profit margins are declining. Organisations need their finance, human resource, and planning systems to be agile and able to change as quickly as the business. System complexity is increasing, though. Enterprises deploy more applications to more endpoints than ever before. Hackers have evolved from isolated sociopaths into highly organised groups relying on leading-edge technology. Finally, IT budgets are growing, albeit slowly: International Data Corp. (IDC) expects budgets to increase 3.4% in 2017. So many CIOs are struggling to find the resources needed to ward off attacks.
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business, enterprises, cloud, organisations, cybercrime
    
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jan 12, 2017
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
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Published By: SAP     Published Date: Dec 04, 2015
Download this whitepaper to see how advanced technologies such as big data, cloud computing, mobile devices, and enterprise access to in-memory platforms, predictive analytics, and planning software can help CFOs make better and more sophisticated use of data, influence decisions, and take practical, timely action.
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finance function, finance, cfo, big data, cloud computing, mobile, in-memory platforms, predictive analytics, planning software
    
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Published By: SAP     Published Date: Dec 04, 2015
In May of 2015, CFO Research conducted a global survey of senior finance executives at large companies, seeking to better understand how finance leaders aspire to support business decision makers in the pursuit of value creation—and how leading-edge financial planning and business analysis capabilities factor into those aspirations. This report is based on 335 survey responses from senior finance executives at companies with more than US$500 million in annual revenues, representing a broad range of company segments.
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financial planning and analysis, fp&a, finance leaders, business decision makers, business analysis capabilites, finance
    
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Published By: Prophix     Published Date: May 31, 2016
Prophix develops Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software that companies use primarily to manage processes in the finance department, streamlining budgeting, planning, financial reporting and consolidation, and scorecarding.
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prophix, performance management, best practices, software development, business management
    
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Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading nonprofits worldwide have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance collaboration, and improve decisions - ultimately resulting in better managed, more successful organizations.
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finance, fund reporting, cip reporting, business, personnel reporting, adaptive planning
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading retailers worldwide have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance companywide collaboration, and improve business decisions - ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profits. And you'll also see a demo of how Adaptive Planning's award-winning software creates value for retailers.
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business, finance, adaptive planning, management solutions, budget, forecasting, benefits, revenue, asset management
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading financial services firms worldwide have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance companywide collaboration, and improve business decisions - ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profits. And you'll also see a demo of how Adaptive Planning's award-winning software creates value for enterprise companies.
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finance, budget, business, management solutions, adaptive planning, financial services, revenue, profit, forecasting, reporting, capital, technology
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading software companies worldwide have been able to move beyond spreadsheets and save time, enhance companywide collaboration, and improve business decisions - ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profits. And you'll also see a demo of how Adaptive Planning's award-winning software creates value for software companies.
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finance, budget, reporting, software, adaptive planning, revenue, profit, management solutions, benefits, technology
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading insurance companies worldwide have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance companywide collaboration, and improve business decisions - ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profits. And you'll also see a demo of how Adaptive Planning's award-winning software creates value for insurance companies.
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finance, business, budget, insurance firms, fp&a, adaptive planning, revenue, profit, expenses, capital, benefits, technology
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Dec 05, 2011
Adaptive Planning's award-winning solution makes it incredibly easy to move beyond spreadsheets and transform budgeting, forecasting, monthly variance reporting, and what-if analysis. With Adaptive Planning, your FP&A processes can be far more efficient, accurate, and collaborative -- resulting in better decisions that increase revenues, decrease expenses, and create greater strategic value.
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finance, business, budget, cfo, adapative planning, fp&a, revenue, reporting, profit, forecasting, expenses, capital, benefits, technology
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 01, 2018
Explore the strategies companies are pursuing to manage change in this Workday-sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report. See how organizations use a single cloud-based system for finance and HR to create data-led decision-making, support C-suite collaboration, and develop planning methods with better insight, accuracy, and speed.
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cloud-based system, finance, data, decision making
    
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Apr 10, 2014
The very best CFOs are becoming “technology evangelists”, investing in the latest mobile, social, analytical and cloud technologies to modernize their finance organizations and become more strategic partners to the business. Find out more – download the report, “Empowering Modern Finance: The CFO as Technology Evangelist.”
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cloud, finance, saas, big data, social, mobile, analytics, modernization, planning, forecasting, governance, technology, accounting, business intelligence, epm, erp, grc
    
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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
A Harvard Business Review Analytics Services White Paper Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes. Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization. Download this white paper to discover the three steps to moving towards finance-led integrated business planning recommended by the Harvard Business Review.
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analytics, planning, cfo, operations, business practices, revenue, growth, enterprise business, finance trends, business analytics, business process, harvard business review, hbr, financial planning, corporate finance, fp&a, budgeting, integrated business planning, ibp, finance
    
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Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Apr 25, 2012
Bjarte Bogsnes holds the unique distinction of being the only person to have "blown up the budget" at more than one company: at his previous employer, the European plastics manufacturer Borealis, and at his current one, Statoil, the Norwegian oil giant. A dedicated champion of the Beyond Budgeting movement, Bogsnes takes the concept of rolling forecasting-itself a relatively new approach-one big step further, with dynamic forecasting.
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adaptive, business, finance, forecasting, business planning, budget, asset management
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Apr 25, 2012
Activity-based budgeting has been discussed for some time, but becomes far more practical with a Time Driven Activity-Based-Budgeting (TDABC) model. Using this approach, a company can now link its strategic plan and sales and production forecast to the specific demands for capacity required for implementation. This chapter introduces the powerful new extension of the TDABC model to perform what-if analysis and activity-based budgeting.
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adaptive, business, finance, forecasting, business planning, budget, asset management, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Apr 25, 2012
In describing what forecasters are trying to achieve, Saffo outlines six simple, commonsense rules that smart managers should observe as they embark on a voyage of discovery with professional forecasters: Map a cone of uncertainty, look for the S curve, embrace the things that don't fit, hold strong opinions weakly, look back twice as far as you look forward, and know when not to make a forecast.
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adaptive, business, finance, forecasting, business planning, budget, asset management, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Adaptive Planning     Published Date: Apr 25, 2012
In 2006 the world economy was booming, partly on the back of triple-A investment innovations. Then, suddenly, the boom ended. What fascinates the authors is the fact that almost no one saw the 2008 economic crisis coming. In this article, the authors come to terms with the reality that, in economics and business, accurate forecasts aren't possible. Therefore, they say, managers need to develop a different attitude about the future.
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adaptive, business, finance, forecasting, business planning, budget, asset management, capital
    
Adaptive Planning
Published By: Host Analytics     Published Date: Jun 05, 2017
Most FP&A professionals want five things from a planning and forecast process: -speed -accuracy -repeatability -flexibility -actionable insight But according to an AQPC report, 30% of Senior Finance professionals are unhappy with their current planning solution. To ensure that you influence the strategy of your organization, download this white paper for five tips on how to improve your planning and forecasting process.
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Published By: Hubble by insightsoftware.com     Published Date: Oct 03, 2017
It’s critical that Finance teams have accurate, relevant, and timely data to understand current run rates and to steer your company toward growth. “The Finance Boss Guide to Oracle E-Business Suite to Drive Exponential Financial Gains” will help you translate numbers into fiscal performance through better reporting, analytics and planning, such as: How to create your own usable, sharable reports and web-based dashboards tracking financial performance and progress against company-wide KPIs Avoiding over-investing in dated ERP tools Industry analyst’s take on how to get better reporting and planning best practices and tools How Finance leaders at Bibby Distribution used the ability to drill down into reports to get exactly the detail they needed to address immediate business issues
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Published By: Hubble by insightsoftware.com     Published Date: Oct 03, 2017
It’s critical that Finance teams have accurate, relevant, and timely data to understand current run rates and to steer your company toward growth. “The Finance Boss Guide to JD Edwards to Drive Exponential Financial Gains” will help you translate numbers into fiscal performance through better reporting, analytics and planning, such as: How to create your own usable, sharable reports and web-based dashboards tracking financial performance and progress against company-wide KPIs Avoiding over-investing in dated ERP tools Industry analyst’s take on how to get better reporting and planning best practices and tools How Finance leaders at Bibby Distribution used the ability to drill down into reports to get exactly the detail they needed to address immediate business issues
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Published By: Workday UK     Published Date: Mar 15, 2018
As a turbulent 2017 draws to a close, attention now turns to 2018, a year where challenges, such as Brexit, IFRS15 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will move into sharper focus for finance leaders across Europe, bringing yet more uncertainty. While there is no magic crystal ball to predict the future, CFOs are being asked to provide business leaders with better forecasting and planning to support decision making. This report delves deeper into finance leaders’ attitudes towards forecasting and planning, with a particular focus on how things have changed since the last report in 2016
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Published By: BlackLine     Published Date: Jun 12, 2017
The last ten years have seen two seismic shifts for accounting and finance teams. First, the expectations of finance have changed: be more efficient and agile in an increasingly regulatory environment while also being more strategic. Secondly, a new wave of modern finance apps have arrived for core accounting, financial close, and planning and reporting, that are designed to automate more and analyze more.
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Apr 22, 2015
This paper explores the benefits of modern EPM tools for finance organisations.
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enterprise performance management, epm, finance, epm trends, finance leaders, cloud computing, mobile technology, big data finance, modern planning practices, oracle, finance departments, reporting, benefits of epm, technology
    
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Published By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
Learn how core corporate processes can help your company meet financial objectives and mitigate risk in troubled economic times.
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sap, lean, lean enterprise, three-tierd, operations, lehman, costs, operations, shared services level, corporate level, division level, leadership, crisis management, corporate strategy, enterprise visibility, enterprise applications, governance, united pipe, benchmark, procurement
    
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