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Back to Basics: Rethinking Your FP&A - An Analysts View


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateAugust 27, 2019
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaFinance
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Business performance management systems have moved into the mainstream of key business technologies alongside general ledgers and ERP systems. They are enabling organizations to plan, monitor and execute on their strategies – allowing companies to rethink their FP&A processes to better measure and manage performance against their goals.

Sign up today and learn how rethinking FP&A can help your organization meet and exceed its objectives. Craig Schiff of BPM Partners will take you through the key things to focus on when reviewing and rethinking your FP&A processes, with the ultimate objective of improving your bottom line.

Craig brings over 30 years of knowledge working in the financial tech industry.  From evaluating your current needs to knowing what questions to ask for a painless implementation, Craig helps you choose the right partners to meet your business goals.

Learning Objectives:

  • Best practices when reviewing and examining current FP&A processes

  • What next-generation performance management software looks like

  • Key features and benefits of best-in-class FP&A software

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Craig Schiff

BPM Partners
President and CEO
(203) 359-5677

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Mr. Schiff is a pioneer in the Business Performance Management space. As a founding member of IMRS/Hyperion Software (which became Hyperion Solutions and is now part of Oracle) he helped create and define the space, known first as analytic applications, then Business Intelligence, and now BPM. Mr. Schiff spent 16 years at Hyperion and as its Senior Vice President ran the 500 person Products and Services Group. Most recently he co-founded OutlookSoft (now part of SAP). While at OutlookSoft he was President and CEO and oversaw the delivery of the first unified, web-based Business Performance Management solution. Prior to Hyperion and OutlookSoft he project managed the custom development of financial reporting systems for customers of GE Information Services Company including American Express and AMF. Mr. Schiff has published dozens of articles, spoken at numerous BPM conferences to thousands of business leaders, appeared on WOR Weekend Business Report, and was interviewed by Al Haig on World Business Review. Currently Mr. Schiff contributes to several publications, is responsible for the BPM expert channel and blog on the Business Intelligence Network/TechTarget, and develops the annual BPM Buyers Guide for Business Finance/Industry Week. He is a recipient of the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Mr. Schiff holds a B.S. from S.U.N.Y and an M.B.A. from Fordham University.


Justin Merritt

VENA Solutions
Director of Solutions Engineering

(416) 207-1770 ext. 236

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Justin is intrigued by the complicated and lives for the challenges others shy away from. He is relentless in his pursuit of knowledge and is never satisfied with good enough. He works with his hands to craft creations and works with his mind to create visionary long term direction and strategy. He engages employees and fosters trusting high performing teams.

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