In this report, discover the three steps to moving towards finance-led integrated business planning.
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes.
Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization.
To meet these expectations, leading finance organizations are taking three steps to better integrate the planning process across the business.
- Focus on metrics and analytics tools that drive growth
- Increase business-user collaboration for continuous forecasting
- Treat integrated business planning as an enterprise-wide initiative