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Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

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FP&A Trends 2021 Survey Report

Discover FP&A trends and developments for planning and forecasting in uncertain times from a survey of more than 340 senior finance executives.

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Manage profitability in uncertain times

Find out why you may need to rethink your plans for profitability and your supporting systems in this FP&A Trends white paper.

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Evolution of scenario planning to deal with uncertainty

Explore how scenario planning has evolved into scenario management, driven by events and exceptions, to help companies make confident decisions in any situation.

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White Paper
AI and machine learning in FP&A

Learn about the most essential elements for any FP&A organization to consider when looking at artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform the value it delivers.

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Predictive planning and the future of FP&A

Discover how predictive planning technology can help you overcome the challenges of uncertainty to save time, reduce human bias, and adapt quickly.

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Adapting to the new normal of FP&A

Update your understanding and focus planning on the future rather than the past to make better and bolder decisions that move your business forward.

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Extended planning and analysis for everyone

Find out how SAP Analytics Cloud can help everyone plan, analyze, predict, and report across the organization. 

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Reimagine performance reporting

Help financial planning and analysis tell the story behind the numbers in real time to reveal your most important KPIs.

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Achieving agile and continuous planning

Create organizational agility by bridging the gap between unaligned top-down and bottom-up planning processes.

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How to build winning FP&A teams

Learn how modern technology can help you adapt your FP&A teams for whatever comes next with insights from a panel of experienced professionals.

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See transformational budgeting practices

Discover the “beyond budgeting” approach and learn how it compares to other alternatives to traditional budgeting practices.

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Managing profitability in uncertain times

Hear how you can use a profitability analysis framework to manage profitability in times of uncertainty in this FP&A Trends webinar.

Digital FP&A Board Online Event
Infuse intelligence into finance with predictive planning

Learn how Roche optimized financial forecasting with SAP Analytics Cloud.

Digital FP&A Board Online Event
Extended planning and analysis (xP&A)

Learn how extended planning and analysis allows finance to expand planning beyond the finance domain.

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The art of digitalized FP&A business partnering

Watch this webinar to see how you can digitalize FP&A collaboration in a way that is meaningful, impactful, and measured in outcomes.

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Moving from traditional controlling to xP&A

Learn about the transition to extended planning and analysis (xP&A) – and how you can prepare for it.

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Top 10 trends shaping FP&A in 2021 and beyond

Watch this webinar to learn about the top trends to watch in 2021 and beyond.

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Better and beyond budgeting

Watch this webinar and learn whether Beyond Budgeting is the best alternative to traditional budgeting practices.

How CFOs can create an enterprise-wide digital strategy

Learn how the CFO can help finance make data-driven decisions, act in the moment, and collaborate better with IT and business functions.

xP&A: Integrated sales and revenue planning

Keep ahead of the increasing pace of business with an integrated sales and revenue planning approach to reveal business trends in real time. 

xP&A: Integrated financial and workforce planning

Retain top talent, plan for the future, and remain competitive with an integrated
financial and workforce planning approach.

Seven trends for FP&A in 2021

Learn about the seven trends that not only challenge the traditional view of FP&A, but also the way in which the FP&A department engages with the rest of the organization.

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The future of FP&A: Agile and predictive analytics

Discover why predictive analytics is about assessing and verifying insights that provide an indication of relationships and an ability to predict potential results.

Put finance at the front of the ship

The traditional fiscal planning model is outdated — learn how to leverage FP&A to move business forward. 

Embracing modern zero-based budgeting

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is a great way to apply a higher level of scrutiny to the budgeting of your fixed costs (SG&A). Learn how to eliminate rubber stamps and free passes. 

FP&A storytelling: Improving the decision-making process

Crafting a story is a creative task — see how FP&A can use these skills to be an effective partner to the business, moving away from solely doing the planning and analysis.

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