5 Steps to Unleashing the True Value of Finance

Written By: Scott Stern, OneStream Originally posted July 24, 2019 It’s time for CFOs to live in the moment.  Trust me.  We know the past.  Like a fine swiss-watch keeping time, finance teams have religiously closed the books, reported to stakeholders and complied with regulatory requirements.  This was the focus of the previous finance generation after all. Modern finance is here.…

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Budget Cycle Management – Manual vs. Automation

Budget cycle management may be the most important series of tasks completed by an organization as it relates to finance. Often, budget cycle management will involve a combination of individuals on the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, as well as individuals in the Financial Systems or Information Technology (IT) functions. Employees on FP&A teams…

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Modern enterprise performance management for the agile business

Written By: Stephanie Freyer, IBM Planning Analytics Marketing, IBM Originally posted April 16, 2019 As companies look to fully embrace agility as a way of working and doing business, integrated planning is emerging as an ideal way forward. Integrated planning unleashes the power of enterprise performance management across your company to support business and organizational agility. That’s right.…

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FP&A: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Planning and Analysis

  Whenever the words "financial planning and analysis" are mentioned, most people tend to think that the topic is beyond their scope of responsibility. FP&A is often viewed as a preserve of elite corporate executives, accountants, and finance managers within institutions. The senior management that is entrusted with these decisions rarely takes the time to…

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Upgrade from TM1 10.2.2 to Planning Analytics

Considering an upgrade from TM1 10.2.2 to Planning Analytics? Since IBM support for TM1 10.2.2 ends in September 2019, it makes sense to plan for an upgrade. But there are some key items to take into consideration. In this blog, I will explain the high-level upgrade process as well as the items you need to…

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