financial planning and analysis
Metric of the Month: Sales Forecast Errors
If finance is wielding blunt forecasting tools, whether for inventory cost or revenue, the whole picture can crack.
CFOs Frustrated with Return on FP&A Investments
Some wonder if they should continue the investments, but what they really should do is to refocus their financial planning and analysis teams.
From Algebra to Calculus: Financial Planning in the XaaS Economy
For cloud businesses, planning, budgeting, and forecasting are worlds apart from the norms at traditional enterprises.
Finance Should Hurry to the Big Data Party
CFOs need to invest in financial planning and analysis to get the biggest bang from Big Data.
Good Financial Analysts Are Made, Not Born
They probably won’t know what effective analysis looks like when they show up for work, so CFOs have to teach them. Here’s how.
Too Much Data, Too Little Judgment
Financial planning and analysis staff can&spamp;rsquo;t help CFOs make the right moves until they learn to apply more subjectivity in their analyses.