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3 Steps to Determine How Financial Planning and Analysis Could Benefit From AI

Published: 12 November 2018

ID: G00374017

Analyst(s): Christopher Iervolino, Denise Ganly, John Van Decker


AI holds great promise to improve financial planning accuracy and actionability, but preparation is required. Application leaders in finance should begin by assessing their preparedness, extending analytics capabilities and positioning finance as a key stakeholder in current AI initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • 1. Focus on Data-Intensive, Integrated FP&A Areas
  • 2. Expand Office-of-Finance Analytics Capabilities
  • 3. Assess Business Benefits, Pursue Additional Investment/Initiative Involvement

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