Integrated Business Planning: Will Disruptive Tech Help or Hinder?

March 17, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: Integrated planning. To be optimally effective, budgeting and forecasting require understanding your business today and being able to predict tomorrow. How? In an ideal world, your CFO and CIO will make this happen by seamlessly cooperating on Integrated Business Planning across the organization. Are they there yet? Will disruptive technologies like mobility, cloud, and in-memory databases help or hinder their relationship? The experts speak. Jeff Hattendorf, Macrospect: “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking” (Albert Einstein). Steve Player, Beyond Budgeting: “To make the future happen … One has to be willing to ask: What do we really want to see happen that is quite different from today? ...” (Peter Drucker). Floyd Conrad, SAP: “It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all” (Henri Poincare). Join us for Integrated Business Planning: Will Disruptive Tech Help or Hinder?

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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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