Improving Financial Data and Decision-Making with Cloud Technology

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) teams can achieve new levels of accuracy in planning and management reporting when their companies make the right investments in Cloud technology. In order to fully realize the promise of these technologies, however, FP&A needs to get involved at an operational level. Involvement in every step of the process—planning, implementation, and post-implementation usage of these systems—ultimately enhances FP&A’s ability to support company leaders with real-time, metrics-driven intelligence. This paper offers pointers for FP&A teams on how to expand beyond being consumers of data from business systems to playing a much more direct and active operational role with the systems.

Improving Financial Data and Decision-Making with Cloud Technology