Posts about "Finance"

AFP conference

Highlights from Deloitte’s thought leadership sessions at the AFP Annual Conference

Thousands of finance and treasury professionals flocked to AFP’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, this year to hear experts discuss a wide range of topics, including how to more efficiently expedite the planning process, build better FP&A analytics, and achieve truly integrated business planning. In one of the conference sessions, “How to Measure What Matters,”… read more →

Establishing an Anaplan Center of Excellence—shared lessons from CAPCO

Capco knows all about effective transformation. From its offices in leading financial centers across the globe, the business and technology consultancy helps its banking, insurance, and investment management clients to innovate, increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs, and enhance control. The company’s philosophy is to challenge the norm by combining a disruptive… read more →

Strategic Planning Q&A with Mary Driscoll of APQC

Strategic Planning Q&A with Mary Driscoll of APQC

If you want to learn about real-world best practices in strategic planning, talk with Mary Driscoll. As senior research fellow for financial management research at the American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC), she has researched and published widely on a variety of financial topics, with a special focus on planning, budgeting, and forecasting, since 2002…. read more →

Industry insights from Anaplan’s Financial Services Innovation Day

The financial services sector has been through many changes, regulatory and otherwise, in recent years. Financial institutions must navigate the strong winds of regulations, digital disruption, cost reduction programs, and market uncertainties—all while accelerating innovation in order to meet customer, shareholder, and compliance expectations. In November, Anaplan brought together the leaders of more than 20… read more →

Zero-based budgeting

Why zero-based budgeting is back on the corporate to-do list

Kellogg Co., Heinz, the Campbell Soup Company, Mondelez International, Alcoa Inc., The Boston Scientific Corp., Jarden Corporation, Quiksilver, Inc., and a host of other large multinationals from a broad spectrum of industries have all gone on record as having adopted a 40-year-old methodology—zero-based budgeting (ZBB). And many of them are pushing ZBB even further, using… read more →