Collaborative Business Planning: CFO Utopia?

August 7, 2018
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “The planning process – planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis – presents a formidable challenge to many companies, regardless of size or industry” (CFO.com). Modern business technology is enabling a holistic approach to planning for an entire organization: Collaborative Business Planning), considered a “Utopian dream”. Why? CBP enables Finance departments and Financial Planning and Analysis professionals to lead the planning process, but collaborate closely with all line of business planners. Is it really Utopia? The experts speak. Nilly Essaides, The Hackett Group: “In today’s economy, the most important resource is no longer labor, capital or land; it is knowledge” (Peter Drucker). Yuval Atsmon, Globality: “Comparison is the thief of joy” (Theodore Roosevelt). Pras Chatterjee, SAP: “The greatest accomplishment is not in never failing, but in rising again after you fail” (Vince Lombardi). Join us for Collaborative Business Planning: CFO Utopia?

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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 the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, 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, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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