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Gartner Market Guide for Cloud Extended Planning and Analysis Solutions

According to Gartner, although the best of breed operational planning solutions will continue to be popular, FP&A solutions will begin to incorporate some operational planning features as they evolve into xP&A.  With xP&A, decision makers can gain a more holistic view of FP&A processes, results, and progress toward reaching...

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Using AI in Finance: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Industry

Streamlining processes, reducing costs, improving efficiency, and enhancing decision-making are some of the ways Artificial Intelligence is changing the finance industry. Here are seven ways AI is improving outcomes and driving innovation. Automated Trading In finance, automated trading is one of the most popular applications of AI. AI algorithms...

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Best Practices for Effective Extended Planning: Insights from Forrester and Gartner Group

Best Practices for Effective Extended Planning: Insights from Forrester and Gartner Introduction We all know planning is a key step on the road to success, but in complex projects and evolving environments, simple planning may not be enough. That’s where extended planning comes into play. Understanding it and its...

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Infuse Enterprise AI into Integrated Planning: Be The Future First™

You already know that FP&A has been undergoing a rapid transformation. So, what’s the change in direction? Well, FP&A is quickly moving beyond periodic reporting to continuous planning and agile decision-making.  The modern FP&A team is the entire org’s business partner in making better decisions, not just Finance.  Gartner...

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What is Google Cloud?

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Google Cloud, also referred to as the Google Cloud Platform (GCP),  is a suite of cloud computing services provided by Google. It offers a wide range of infrastructure and platform services that enable organizations to build, deploy, and scale applications and services on Google’s infrastructure....

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Extended Planning – Business Planning Maturity Framework

Integrated Planning Integrated planning, also referred to as extended planning, is a process that enables organizations to align their financial and operational plans across different departments and functions. It involves integrating data from various sources into a single repository and conducting cross-functional analysis and planning. Integrated planning allows for...

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The Three Characteristics of Artificial Intelligence

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How Many Analytics Experts Does it Take to Turn a Project?

Eliminate the Fluff I have been working in Business Analytics for about 20 years, and for a good part of that, focused on aligning teams of consultants for projects. A lot of thought goes into putting these teams together.  The most important attributes to consider are technology expertise and...

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What’s Beneath AI and the Decision of Build vs. Buy

As the business world has grown in the 21st century, artificial intelligence (AI) has grown with it, to the point that it is no longer a rare occurrence or unique application. Companies are using AI in several different ways, among them improving customer relations, creating more efficient processes, and...

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