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November 28, 2018

By Gary Cokins,  Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management

Gary Cokins (Cornell University BS IE/OR, 1971; Northwestern University Kellogg MBA 1974) is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in advanced cost management and enterprise performance and risk management systems. He is the founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC, an advisory firm located in Cary, North Carolina at www.garycokins.com .

He began his career in industry with a Fortune 100 company in CFO and operations roles. He then worked 15 years in consulting with Deloitte, KPMG, and EDS. From 1997 until recently Gary was a Principal Consultant with SAS, a leading provider of enterprise performance management and business analytics and intelligence software.

His two most recent books Performance Management: Finding the Missing Pieces to Close the Intelligence Gap (ISBN 0-471-57690-5) and Performance Management: Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics (ISBN 978-0-470-44998-1). Mr. Cokins can be contacted at gcokins@garycokins.com .

LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/pub/gary-cokins/0/15a/949


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Ever notice how the personalities and dispositions of animals often resemble humans’? An organization’s pursuit of adopting FP&A involves personalities...

November 20, 2018
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In the article, I would like to give you a short overview of the main opinions on this subject proposed by 43 leaders of Finance of global companies that...

November 14, 2018

By Chris Ortega, Director of Finance at Emarsys, USA

So, you’re a C-suite executive, Vice President, Director, Manager, Senior, or Staff financial professional and a high potential and performance team member or members have left...

November 7, 2018

By Andrew Codd, Founder and Lead Producer at The Strength In The Numbers Show

The author Andrew Codd is the producer of the Strength in the Numbers Podcast which interviews real finance practitioners to break down their hard-won lessons and deconstruct their practical methods that work on the job and which you won't typically find in textbooks or exams so that we create more influential finance professionals worldwide who solve meaningful problems for their organisations and in return have fun, rewarding and successful careers in finance.

LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewcodd/

There’s been a steady move towards having more business partner roles in FP&A, similar to other support functions like IT and HR, but what does this all...

October 31, 2018

By Chris Ortega, Director of Finance at Emarsys, USA

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People are the most expensive asset but they are vital to running a successful business and delivering value. However, few organizations understand the why...

October 29, 2018

By Matt Poleski, CFO, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Region at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Recent trends in FP&A have been to focus on data analytics and driver-based planning to provide better information for business leaders to make decisions...