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Webcast Summary

Organizations today are struggling to cope with shifting consumer demographics, new digital technologies and business models, and changing regulations. Financial planning processes are no exception. Today, innovation remains a driving force in a defining era of finance transformation, with a recent FSN research report revealing that 85% of CFOs and finance executives believe that innovation is needed to drive better insights about their organizations.

But in a world where unexpected events are part of the normal course of business, how should FP&A teams leverage innovation in their decision processes?

By attending this Webcast, you will learn:

  • What recent research reveals about the state of innovation in finance
  • How finance leaders can take advantage of the latest advances in technology to innovate FP&A
  • Best practices for applying insights from FP&A to improve performance throughout your business

About the Speakers

Gary SimonGary Simon, Chief Executive, FSN

Gary Simon is the Chief Executive of FSN and the leader of the FSN Modern Finance Forum on LinkedIn, which has a membership of more than 52,000 senior finance professionals. He is a highly sought-after lecturer and trusted provider of thought leadership and analysis about the development of the modern finance function for CFOs around the world. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional, a graduate of London University, and the author of four books on financial software and information systems.

Chris StevensonChris Stevenson, Senior Product Marketing Manager of Finance Solutions, Anaplan

Chris Stevenson is Anaplan's Senior Product Marketing Manager of Finance Solutions. He has worked in corporate finance, analytics, technology, and marketing. He sees the emergence of artificial intelligence, robotics, and cognitive computing applied to finance and operations as an exciting frontier. Chris enjoys learning how clients are leveraging analytics, both within and beyond the office of finance.

About the Moderator

Joe FleischerJoe 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.

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Fields of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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