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Hear from Planning and Performance Experts at the Oracle Cloud EPM Virtual Summit

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By Grant Kieckhaefer, Global ERP EPM Product Marketing Manager, Oracle

During times of uncertainty, bold moves characterize the playbooks of market leaders. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the plans of nearly every organization, driving many finance leaders to rethink best strategies for planning. We’ve gathered experts from across multiple industries who want to share their insights on a new approach to scenario planning—one that can help teams visualize the future, plan for multiple scenarios, and prepare to recapture growth. If you’re an FP&A professional, now’s the time to learn from these experts about the bold moves you can use to help your organization stay resilient and continue to grow.

Join us for the Oracle Cloud EPM Virtual Summit as experts from McKinsey & Company, McDonald’s, Accenture, and Oracle share their strategies to turbocharge the FP&A function. In this 90-minute interactive virtual summit, we’ll explore how FP&A teams can leverage key strategies and leading cloud technologies to get ready for renewed growth in a post-COVID economy.

Check out the summit agenda below:

Planning for Uncertainty: Bold Moves to Recapture Growth

Companies need a new approach to financial planning and performance management—one that informs rapid realignment of plans and actions and ensures organizational resilience. Join Oracle’s Hari Sankar as he interviews McKinsey partner Michele Tam on the bold moves FP&A organizations can adopt to cut through uncertainty, recapture growth, and turbocharge their skill sets for the next normal. 

Oracle Case Study: Planning for Uncertainty at Oracle

In times of crisis, the ability to quickly pivot and model multiple scenarios to better predict outcomes is a critical competency for the finance team. This session will explore how Oracle Global Business Finance uses the scenario modeling capabilities in Oracle Fusion Cloud EPM to reallocate resource to high-growth areas and radically boost productivity, looking at costs, margins, and allocations and deciding what parts of the business to dial up or dial down in response to changing conditions. 

Customer Case Study: Transforming FP&A at McDonald’s: An Agile Approach

With over 38,000 restaurants in 120 countries, rolling out Oracle Cloud EPM at McDonald’s required a comprehensive implementation blueprint; an agile, iterative approach; strong governance; and continuous scale. Join this session with executives from McDonalds and Accenture to learn how this fast-food leader is leveraging Oracle Cloud EPM to disrupt both the quick-serve industry and its finance function to increase agility, accelerate digital transformation, and deliver more value to shareholders. 

Watch the Oracle Cloud EPM Virtual Summit now.

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