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December 10, 2018

By Anastasia Chechkova, Content and Event Project Manager at FP&A Trends Group

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The Global Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning FP&A Committee was created in March 2018 with the aim to see how the latest developments in those technologies can...

December 4, 2018

Dean Sorensen, Founder of IBP Collaborative

Mature driver-based planning models are an essential component of effective rolling forecast processes in complex, global organizations.  They provide the foundation for...

November 29, 2018

By Siva Raj Jeyarajah, Executive Vice President at Maybank

Siva Raj Jeyarajah is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is the Head of the Finance, Methods and Risk Management Department of Maybank’s Group Operations Division. Siva Raj is a qualified Accountant and holds the ACCA qualification and the CPA certification, including a BSc (Hons) from the National University of Malaysia. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).

Siva Raj joined Maybank in 1995, starting off his career as a Graduate Trainee in Maybank at the Branch, after which he went on assuming roles in Management Reporting, Business Planning, Financial Analysis, Data warehousing and Business Intelligence in various Divisions within Maybank Group. Siva Raj had also represented Maybank on the Supervisory Board of their associate company, Uzbek Leasing International in Uzbekistan, in 2013.

Siva Raj Jeyarajah's LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/in/siva-raj-jeyarajah-4a9443a4/

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There’s a lot of buzz nowadays with regards to digitalization and how we all need to be ready for significant changes in our working environment and businesses.

November 27, 2018

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

Karl Kern has a BBA degree in Accounting from Temple University, and an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Babson College. After graduating from Temple University Karl started a career where he has established a reputation as a problem solver. Karl’s reputation as a problem solver is based on his ability to create as well as implement initiatives that have helped organizations increase revenues, decrease expenses, and improve cash flows.

Karl’s ability to create as well as implement initiatives is due to being a well-read individual with exceptional organizational skills and passion. It is Karl’s passion that guides him to improve the lives of not only himself but also those around him.

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

Financial Planning is a process of thinking. One of the end results from this process is a product called a budget. A budget is a product that expresses thoughts. As a product...

November 26, 2018

Dean Sorensen, Founder of IBP Collaborative

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Managing enterprise productivity is an essential capability for value-focused Finance executives.  It provides the basis for superior strategy execution, cost and profitability...

November 22, 2018

By Christian Fournier,  former Head of Finance Europe at Orange Business Services

Among the difficult subjects for FP&A and management, there is the very “sensitive” relation between budget or forecast and managers compensation scheme...