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Accounting Today: Now What? Bridge the Gap in Financial Planning and Analysis

“Transformation is no longer just “nice to have.” Business leaders must be able to rely on the validity, trustworthiness and relevance of the data used to analyze and report on end-to-end planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. The cost of continuing business as usual is duplication of the efforts, fragmented systems that take lots of people and time to reconcile, challenges to meeting regulatory compliance, an inability to determine where to prioritize resources, and lower stakeholder confidence.”

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CFO Dive: Making FP&A More Business Relevant

“..The goal is simple: to arm CFOs with more relevant and actionable analyses so they can be better partners to the other executives.”

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Accounting Today: Companies Still Revamping Financial Processes for COVID-19

““Many companies are grappling with rapid changes and in some instances may be trying to retrofit new technologies into complex legacy system environments””.

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CFO Dive: Data Is a Differentiator, But Much of it Is Wrong

“The good news is the growing recognition that fast access to real-time and accurate financial data is a strategic imperative. More than one-third of the executives (34%) are considering implementing or scaling automation solutions to increase the reliability and accuracy of their data, while 42% are becoming more focused on scenario planning and stress testing.”

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