Predictive Close/Predictive Accounting: Getting Granular

October 17, 2017
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Predicting better than pure guesswork, even if not accurately, delivers real value” (Eric Siegel). The lines are blurring between the traditionally silo’ed Financial Planning and Analysis department and the Finance team that performs Financial Consolidation. Why? Technology is enabling a more accurate middle-of-the-month predictive close to replace month-over-month planning and forecasting. How can your company leverage innovations for more granualte forecasting and guidance for the business? The experts speak. David Dixon, TruQua Enterprises: “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be” (Wayne Gretzky). Tony Guetersloh, TruQua Enterprises: “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time” (The Beatles). Elizabeth Milne, SAP: “Sometimes the light’s all shining on me, other times I can barely see” (The Grateful Dead). Join us for Predictive Close and Predictive Accounting: Getting Granular.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of more than 25 weekly business thought leadership talk series presented by SAP under the banner of Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio, which debuted in 2011. In a uniquely lively, unscripted roundtable discussion format, Game-Changers offers a broad range of expert business and technology insights to a global business audience.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments, and mobile devices.

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Episode Directory

October 2017

  • 10/31/2017: Real-time Close: Oxymoron or True Value? Listen Now
  • 10/17/2017: Predictive Close/Predictive Accounting: Getting Granular Listen Now
  • 10/3/2017: Visualization, BI and Advanced Analytics: Improving Enterprise Financial Performance. Listen Now

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