FP&A Insights

FP&A Insights is a collection of useful case studies from leading international companies and thought leadership insights from FP&A experts. We aim to help you keep track of the best practices in modern FP&A, recognise changes in the ever-evolving world of financial planning and analysis and be well equipped to deal with them.

Stay tuned for more blogs and articles from great authors.

FP&A Insights

5 Simple Steps to Help Drive Knowledgeable, Strategic Decisions
July 19, 2019

By Chris Ortega, Director of Finance at Emarsys, USA

The decision cycle will help you and your association make knowledgeable decisions that drive exceptional results. I myself use this very process when making important forecasting and planning decisions. Today, I am going to share my insights with you and your team so that you can witness the profound impacts of implementing these five simple steps.

FP&A Trends Digest: Issue #3
July 19, 2019

Why does FP&A sometimes fail to deliver value to the business? What do you need to successfully implement machine learning for forecasting in your company? How can you develop skills which are essential to career development? Read the new issue of the FP&A Trends Digest to discover the answers to these questions and more.

Why the FP&A team must demonstrate leadership in Business Analytics
July 17, 2019

By Nikolai Petrou, Data Strategy & Analytics Consultant

Digital transformation has created new opportunities. It's possible to generate insight from more sources of data, faster than ever before. But technological advances have also increased competitive pressure. How can FP&A teams adapt to these challenges and redefine their role in modern business? How can FP&A remain relevant in an organisation where everyone is an analyst?

The FP&A Function and Intangible Assets
July 16, 2019

By John Stretch,  MD at Stretch Business Training

A British retailer recently announced plans to close over a hundred stores. Could part of the problem be an FP&A group whose ideas are outdated?  The responsibility of FP&A extends far beyond forecasting and reporting financial numbers, to providing advice and insights into managing, nurturing, protecting and growing intangible assets such as customer and brand loyalty, as though they were tangible assets.