today runs at the speed of information. Unfortunately, the information
used in most companies' Finance and Operations functions are not
particularly speedy ,nor are they aligned. Finance often uses a monthly
closing, and Operations is continually reacting to supply chain inputs.
Is there any wonder that financial goal are often missed?
firms have invested in financial planning systems, and sales and
operations systems, but few know if their financial plan is achievable
in the real world of operations, and when changes are made in supply
chain execution, even fewer know the financial impact of those changes.
Integrated Business Planning
brings all of these departments into alignment. It focuses on
developing and measuring common metrics that drive business success –
allowing companies to proactively drive towards their financial goals
rather than be reactive.
Attend a live webcast Wednesday, April 19th, at 11 a.m. PDT / 2 p.m. EDT to hear Laura Ortega, Business Systems Analyst – Finance & Procurement and Anita Schmall, Manager, Global Business Applications, of Cabot Microelectronics discuss how they brought their financial and operational planning together, achieving better operational resultsng.
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