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August 13, 2018

By Christian Fournier,  Retired Head of Finance Europe at Orange Business Services, Author (Globalisation - adapter l'organisation de son entreprise face à la mondialisation...)

Forecast accuracy is often a subject of discussion. What are the issues met that can generate such level of discussion? 

August 9, 2018

By Karl Kern, Founder/President, Kern Analytics LLC

Making projections is one part of an FP&A practitioner’s work.  The purpose of projections is to establish expectations on outcomes.  How can an FP&A practitioner give...

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July 10, 2018

Many millions of people are stuck with the habit of smoking. They know its bad for them and it will eventually kill them, yet they continue.

July 9, 2018

By Rob Trippe, MBA, Financial Modelling Veteran

While FP&A professionals work in a field of numbers, language is a critical component of our profession. Far too often there is loose use of terminology in corporate...

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May 8, 2018

By Rob Trippe, MBA, Financial Modelling Veteran

Inside this article are the bread and butter ratios of statement analysis. Some gauge effective use of assets. Some report the financial condition of the company. It is with...

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May 7, 2018

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President Performance Management Development at Statoil

Many will still argue that target setting works. “What gets measured gets done”. Yes, targets do work. That is actually the problem. Managers hitting their target is, however,...

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