This episode features the workforce insights and commentary of CFO Anat Ashkenazi of Eli Lilly, CFO Ambereen Toubassy of Airtable, and CFO Evan Goldstein of Seismic.
When consultant Steve Player died last week at the age of 64, the business function that he had tormented, ridiculed, and war-hammered for more than two decades stood quivering in the shadows. Still breathing, the beast of a business process known as budgetary control had withstood its most notorious assailant’s heaviest blows—in itself a resounding […]
With a prospect of a recession ever more present, Steve says its time to keep the 7 P’s top of mind, or as Navistar’s CEO Mark Hernandez explains Proper prior planning prevents piss-poor performance (the 7 P’s). Steve says Hernandez is spot on when it comes to what FP&A professionals must keep in mind as they […]
Steve and Jack discuss the data tsunami that many organizations are now facing and what steps finance executives can take to replace their historical, backward-looking, “batch mode” thinking with more proactive approaches that will allow finance teams to achieve more predictive outcomes. This episode’s distinguished Planning Aces reveal the leadership mindsets and approaches now driving […]
Steve and Jack discuss how the FP&A realm is becoming a world where data expertise and insights are as widely sought after as traditional budgeting and forecasting skills. Meanwhile, Steve urges finance professionals to take an enlightened view of robotic process automation (RPA). Rather than replace the work of humans, the adoption of RPA offers […]
Steve and Jack discuss how pricing strategy has increasingly become top of mind for finance leaders as businesses become more responsive to customer behaviors, and Steve reflects on the virtues of time travel and how by asking finance leaders to reflect on their past experiences we enjoy a front row seat to view those experiences […]
Steve and Jack discuss how growing concerns about a possible economic recession are helping fuel CFO aspirations for creating a more agile finance function, and Steve reflects on how different career experiences and backgrounds influence how CFOs lead and make business decisions. Featuring commentary and FP&A insights from Planning Aces: CFO David Barnes of Trimble, […]
“Ever worry about the Dunkin supply chain? Here’s some peace of mind. Thanks again to Michael Zambetti, CFA of National DCP, LLC for allowing me to intrude on his afternoon and serve up my questions at Planful Perform 2022 underway at The ARIA in Las Vegas. ” – Jack Sweeney
ProMach designs, manufactures, and integrates packaging solutions and its success =growth = scaling = planning = one busy Robby LeBourveau (and team)….
Steve and Jack talk about the volatile business environment and what it means for business planning professionals. Featuring commentary and FP&A insights from Planning Aces: CFO Will Johnson of Iterable, CFO Adam Ante of Paycor, CFO Ryan Van Hatten of Prophix and CFO Steve Vintz of Tenable.
Steve and Jack discuss how successful financial planning teams are always looking to “get in deeper” and help their organization’s extend their lines of sight. Featuring commentary and FP&A insights from Planning Aces: CFO Adriana Carpenter of Emburse, CFO Kent Kelley of Unanet and CFO Brandon Maultasch of Moloco. Kent Kelley—a 15-year Oracle veteran whose […]