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Webinar Recording

The Future of Forecasting and Budgeting

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
The concepts of planning and budgeting have been around for almost 100 years, but we’ve see a rapid change in the way we plan and budget. The evolution of technology has also had an impact, but are we using these tool effectively to predict future outcomes or just routinely following what has come before? In this webinar we explore where we have been, where we are now and what the future could hold.
In terms of the learning objectives for the webinar, we’ll cover several topics, including:
A brief history of why we forecast and budget and the reality of where we are today
Tools to be used for planning and pros and cons of each
AI and the next horizon of forecasting and budgeting

Speakers

James Myers, Founder and CEO, FP&A Strategy Consulting
James Myers
Founder and CEO, FP&A Strategy Consulting
FP&A Strategy Consulting is a company focused on leveraging technology to Accelerate Finance Transformation. James is a thought leader in FP&A and has presented at various Finance summits, including FP&A for High-Tech Summit; The CFO Forum; Finance Forecasting, Analytics and Transformations Summit and was recently the key note speaker at the FP&A and Big Data Summit. A qualified Chartered Accountant, he’s held various finance and operations leadership roles in multinationals: Dell and Nokia and has clients such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise and is a proud co-creator of the first FP&A Empowerment Survey 2017: The Evolution of Technology & Trends.
Joe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum
Joe Fleischer
Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum
In his role as finance channel editorial director with Argyle Executive Forum, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Centage
Centage - Budget Maestro® by Centage is an easy-to-use and scalable, automated budgeting, planning, and forecasting application. It is designed for small to mid-market companies and automates many of the time-consuming and error-prone activities associated with using spreadsheets to generate accurate budgets and forecasts. It features built in financial and business logic that allow users to build and update their budgets and forecasts and never worry about formulas, functions, links or any custom programming. It is the only solution in the market that offers synchronized P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow reporting that generate automatically and seamlessly update. Budget Maestro serves more than 9,000 users worldwide.

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Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
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    1 Hour
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Certified Management Accountant

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    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Finance
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    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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