We’ve always wanted FP&A to work a certain way – taking the company’s strategy, putting in place a plan to deliver it, then continually reporting on progress and refining that plan. But in reality, it never quite worked that way – only at a base level.
Long before the Robotic Process Automation giants, before the FinTech industry investment boom, as Blackberry phones were taking over the world (remember them!) and Analytics capability was growing in the imagination of the business world, I set up a LinkedIn group.
Guest post by Mike Rose
I have had a few conversations recently about how organisations, particularly leaders, adapt to the digital world. The image above is a typical way that we might illustrate the way a company is structured, but more than that, it could be the way that we view sectors or even everything. Humans construct hierarchy in order to manage complicated things.