After being hit by a tsunami of disruptions in recent years, most financial planning, and analysis (FP&A) professionals would rather not face another crisis using their legacy planning and budgeting tools. They were swamped with business leaders and colleagues asking a stream of questions that their legacy systems were never designed to answer and typically resorted to the all-too-familiar backstop of laboriously building spreadsheets models for scenario modelling and what-if analysis.
As the shockwaves begin to dissipate some say the worst is over but many will rapidly discover that ambiguity and uncertainty stubbornly persist and business leaders will always expect their FP&A colleagues to provide rapid insight that help them make informed decisions.
If FP&A professionals are to rise to this challenge, they must systematically build capabilities that enable the business to keep operational capacity more tightly aligned with fluctuating demand better than ever before.
The guide covers:
- The Fundamentals of FP&A Transformation.
- Benefits available from Digital FP&A Transformation
- What's needed to deliver transformation quickly and without disruption.