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Is Your Organization Ready to Move Away From a Postmodern Application Approach in Finance?

Published: 07 August 2019

ID: G00386596

Analyst(s): John Van Decker , Greg Leiter , Duy Nguyen , Robert Anderson


Core financial vendors are integrating functionality for FP&A and financial close to support the office of finance. Application leaders must understand that many organizations will opportunistically replace a postmodern best-of-breed approach with these capabilities from single-vendor applications.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • New Capabilities in Core Financial Management Suites Are Reducing Need for Third-Party Best-of-Breed FC Solutions
  • A Single-Platform Approach for FP&A Is Becoming Increasingly Attractive and Simpler to Adopt
  • A Combined FP&A/Core Financial Platform Will Challenge Postmodern Approaches to Addressing IFP

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