The Future of Financial Planning and Analysis

In an increasingly competitive landscape, finance executives face many obstacles as they seek to support the business. Many of these hurdles stem from having disparate information systems — leaving finance unable to provide the real-time analysis needed to cope with escalating competitive pressure. These survey findings highlight the importance of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) to the enterprise and demonstrate the role that the FP&A function seeks to play — that of a trusted adviser to the business and an agile steward of information and insight for these uncertain economic times.