Business planning

Business partnering between Finance and Data Management through driver-based modeling and data lineage.

2019-04-28T13:09:08+00:00April 28th, 2019|Business planning, Data management, FP&A|

In this article I would like to talk about one possible area where cooperation between FP&A and Data management professionals can deliver mutually beneficial results. This area combines two independent concepts from FP&A and Data Management: driver-based modeling and data lineage...

FP&A partnering: 7 Tips for better communication with your business partners

2018-12-12T16:18:50+00:00December 12th, 2018|FP&A|

FP&A needs to increase its value for the business and the way to do it is through of business partnering. In this article, I would rather like to address a few practical challenges, the following two in particular: who are FP&A business partners, and how we, FP&A professionals...

‘Let’s speak the same language…’

2017-12-03T10:51:03+00:00July 8th, 2017|Business planning|

‘Let’s speak the same language’, was once said at the Amsterdam FP&A Board. Do you know what your FP&A Colleagues meant with this expression? And do you also find it challenging finding a common language within various departments of your company? In this article I would like to tackle this issue and give you some tips on creating better and more efficient ways communication between different units within your company. What does it mean to ‘speak the same language’? First of all, let us split this expression into two underlying questions: which language are we talking about and what parties [...]