These are unprecedented and challenging times for businesses and organizations as a result of COVID-19. Accounting and finance professionals must re-do prior 2020 budgets as they no longer apply - perhaps as a result of increased demand or a changed go-to-market strategy.
Sue and Lisa will open fresh dialogue and help around these topics and more: ● BALANCE IS BULL$HIT: Discovering your untouchables ● CONQUERING CATASTROPHE : Now is the time to step up, be authentic and be wildly creative ● UNLEARNING TO LEARN : New habits that will transform your life and work ● INTUITION IS YOUR SUPERPOWER: Ways to tap into your intuition to effectively lead ● OPEN Q&A: Answering your questions in real time
In the financial services space, the effort to “flatten the curve” has created unprecedented operational challenges and business risks, but also new opportunities. There has not only been a major change in the way financial institutions conduct business, but in the way employees do their work and the way consumers manage their finances.
The inaugural Data and AI Virtual Forum, happening Wednesday, June 17th at 9:00am ET, is focused on helping you bridge the talent gap. Having the right mix of skills is not only essential to the success of AI initiatives—it is critical to help improve your employee productivity. Join us to learn how to make AI more accessible to everyone across your business and discover the power of automating AI with AI.
Given the global nature of FP&A and how the challenges we face are universal, it is important to reach out and support the world as much as possible. FP&A teams are now being called upon to forecast multiple scenarios in compressed timeframes, allowing leadership to make necessary macro- and micro-adjustments to the business.
Senior Finance and IT professionals from Andela, Prolacta Bioscience and Rubrik will discuss how they’ve been able to gain a better understanding of how COVID will impact their cash flow and revenue; how they've achieved global collaboration and company-wide planning; and, how they have not just responded, but been able to thrive in this ever-changing world.
Retailers are looking at how to manage the fluctuations in demand along with long-term supply chain challenges. Those with physical footprints are preserving and seeking cash while trying to protect their employees' health and safety. Our business partners are asking new questions and seeking urgent insight and guidance from their FP&A teams.
Now more than ever, FP&A teams must quickly modify their plans to everchanging markets and respond rapidly and with flexibility. The quarterly or monthly processes for updating financial forecasts can take days to weeks and is out of date as soon as it is finished. Having leading forecast processes aligned to financial goals and detailed operational plans requires solutions with the agility and scale. FP&A teams need to model key business drivers and various scenario analyses to support fast, insightful analysis. And it requires solutions that bring together all key financial and operational insights into a unified platform for decision-making
The world is operating under an extraordinary level of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. As a result, organizations need to be adaptable, creative, and resilient….in other words…AGILE. Businesses must quickly modify their plans to everchanging markets and respond rapidly and with flexibility. Agility and adaptability allow leading change in a productive and cost-efficient way to ensure competitive advantage.