Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Financial Planning Intelligent Finance OneStream Planning and Analysis White Paper

A Practical AI Strategy for FP&A – Setting the Foundation for Success

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Artificial Intelligence Will Transform FP&A Processes

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) that harnesses machine learning (ML) will be the single most important trend in business software this decade. Over the next five years, software aimed at the Finance department will incorporate a steady stream of incremental innovations that will enable FP&A and operational groups improve their operations and empower them to support improved performance and agility in their organization through AI-enabled forecasts, plans and analysis.


FP&A groups that focus on utilizing AI capabilities immediately as they become available (while understanding its limitations) will be in a position to drive performance and enhance the competitive position of their entire organization.  To do so, they will need to establish a solid foundation for utilizing AI by considering the tools and processes required unify and align the vast amounts of financial and operational data required to train and deploy AI-enabled solutions across Finance, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and HR groups.


This white paper highlights:

    • AI is already here and at work
    • How AI can be used by FP&A users without the need for complex data science processes
    • Why laying the data foundation is important to reduce time spent preparing data for analysis
    • What considerations are important when planning for the data store
    • How to use AI for improved performance and competitive advantage


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