Posts about "Finance"

What connected planning means for financial services

In September, we gathered together financial services specialists from the UK, Belgium, France, and Germany at our Anaplan European Financial Services Summit. Featuring speakers from companies such as The Financial Times, RSA, Provident-Satsuma, AXA, Deloitte, Aviva, 3i, and NewDay, the event focused on how connected planning can help the financial services industry become more agile—and… read more →

How to use IFRS 16 compliance to your advantage

The clock is ticking on the way leases are accounted for, and virtually every company that rents or leases assets will be affected. Starting January 1, 2019, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) will implement new standards, ASC 842 and IFRS 16, respectively, that will impact your company’s… read more →

A connected planning approach to financial services regulations

The financial services industry must comply with some of the most complex regulations in the world. By one count, banks must track an average of 200 regulatory revisions globally per day. The complexity resides in the nature of the regulatory requirements, their promulgation across jurisdictions, and the constantly changing framework they create.In the context of… read more →

3 observations on the Gartner Cloud SCPM Magic Quadrant

Based on decades of experience working with and writing about financial software, independent expert Richard Barrett has provided his personal observations on a recent Gartner Magic Quadrant. The opinions expressed are his own. Leading analyst firm Gartner recently published its annual Magic Quadrant for Cloud Strategic Corporate Performance Management (SCPM) solutions. According to its authors,… read more →

Facilitating cohort analysis in a subscription economy

The subscription-based business model is far from new; newspaper and magazine publishers have been using it for decades. But the subscription economy is spreading to other industries fast, and it’s not just software businesses and entertainment channels that are driving its growth. For example, during the 2017 Major League Baseball season, the St. Louis Cardinals… read more →