Advanced analytics goes beyond hindsight and insight, providing CFOs with the ability to see the future.
The year-end budget crunch is in full swing, which has many finance teams questioning whether the annual budget ritual is still valuable.
Investing in today's analytics tools will easily pay for itself in staff time saved and better-quality analysis, AFP study finds.
Although it's better to beat consensus estimates than not, it's more important to improve earnings over the year-ago period.
Companies should vary the budgeting model used for particular business units and functions, research shows.
The pace of technological and economic change demand fast financial forecasting updates, CFOs find.
Many finance chiefs are searching for ways to plan that go beyond the annual budget.
New products or investment opportunities can blow a hole in well-planned budgets. Here’s how companies adapt.
To deliver shareholder value consistently, managers must operate within a system of continuous improvement based on a solid performance metric.
Three out of four CFOs now have process improvement initiatives underway.