FP&A professionals that have harnessed the power of a dynamic, fully integrated analytics solution are on their way to a very bright future and will reach new heights in the game of data analytics. Due to the advances made in technology, the role of the FP&A professional and the composition of the job itself will be dramatically different in a few short years. This progress will greatly impact what we do, how we do it, and the speed at which we do it, and provide a tremendous expansion of the depth and breadth of the analysis that can be performed. While advanced analytics are giving many companies a competitive edge, it will soon be the norm for businesses in the near future. The benefits to the FP&A professional include more efficient processes, lower costs over time, improved decision-making, and the ability to answer questions about the performance of the organization at a more strategic level.