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Back to Basics: Rethinking Your FP&A, An Analysts View

Date: Friday, June 7, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Business performance management systems have moved into the mainstream of key business technologies alongside general ledgers and ERP systems. They are enabling organizations to plan, monitor and execute on their strategies – allowing companies to rethink their FP&A processes to better measure and manage performance against their goals.

Join this webinar to learn how rethinking FP&A can help your organization meet and exceed its objectives. Craig Schiff of BPM Partners will take you through the key things to focus on when reviewing and rethinking your FP&A processes, with the ultimate objective of improving your bottom line.

Craig brings over 30 years of knowledge working in the financial tech industry. From evaluating your current needs to knowing what questions to ask for a painless implementation, Craig helps you choose the right partners to meet your business goals.
During this webinar, we’ll cover:
Best practices when reviewing and examining current FP&A processes
What next-generation performance management software looks like
Key features and benefits of best-in-class FP&A software

Speakers

Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners
Craig Schiff
CEO, BPM Partners
Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners, a vendor-neutral advisory services firm that helps clients address their performance management challenges with a comprehensive, rapid and cost-effective BPM methodology.

Craig is a founding member of Hyperion (now part of Oracle), and spent 16 years as head of its Products & Services group. Craig is most recently co-founder and CEO of OutlookSoft (now part of SAP).

Craig is also a BPM Standards Group founding member, contributor to Business Finance, Industry Week, Business Intelligence Network, TechTarget, Information Management, CFO Magazine, AQPC, AFP with 30+ years focused on analytic applications, BI, and BPM.
Justin Merritt, Director of Solutions Engineering, Vena Software
Justin Merritt
Director of Solutions Engineering, Vena Software
Justin spent the last 7 years as the Director of FPA for a Fortune 350 global manufacturing company where his role was focused on delivering financial process improvement, leading and developing highly effective teams, and managing complex cross-functional projects.
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Moderated by: Jess Bozzo
Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum
Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Vena Solutions
Vena Solutions - Vena turns Excel into an enterprise-class business solution that includes a centralized database, workflow, version control and a detailed audit trail. With Vena, hundreds of leading brands are now getting trusted numbers and insights – fast – without sacrificing the Excel spreadsheets they know and use. They use Vena for financial and strategic corporate performance management (CPM) applications including budgeting, forecasting, financial close management, reporting and disclosure, in addition to managing a growing array of operational drivers and KPIs. Vena is the fastest growing cloud CPM vendor, and the only one to embrace – not replace – Excel spreadsheets. And the results speak for themselves.

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    1 CPE Credit
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    1 Hour
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    1 CE Credit
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