Host: Matt Soderberg, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
To more effectively compete in today’s environment, companies need to increase the level of integration and coordination across their disparate planning activities, leading some to adopt an enterprise business planning (EBP) approach. How can companies decide on the level of planning integration and maturity that makes sense for their unique circumstances? We’ll discuss:
- Key functions and benefits of EBP.
- Different levels of EBP maturity and what the maturity journey could look like.
- A five-step methodology for enabling and accelerating EBP adoption.
Meet the speakers
Matt is a principal and leader of the Finance Operations Improvement practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP. He focuses on large-scale finance transformation programs. As part of these large transformations, he has helped develop his clients’ vision for finance, optimized finance processes and organizations, and built and tracked business cases for finance transformation programs. Matt has experience in finance operations, business strategy, project management, process design/redesign, and application implementation. He earned an MBA in finance and financial management services from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business and a BA in psychology from The University of Texas at Austin.
Eric is a managing director within Deloitte Consulting’s Finance and Enterprise Performance market offering. He advises executives in consumer-facing industries on how to apply strategy and analytics to enable better business decision making company-wide. His expertise is focused around meeting the needs of the chief financial officer. Recently, Eric has completed work at multiple consumer companies in forecasting, predictive analytics, and visualization, as well as enabling next-generation operating models and integrated business planning. His focus has been on innovation across predictive analytics, integrated performance management (planning, budgeting, and forecasting), and process, operating model, and systems improvement initiatives.
Chris is a principal in the Supply Chain and Network Operations practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP, focused on supply chain strategy and product development for the semiconductor industry. He has more than 25 years of professional experience in consulting and industry leadership in the semiconductor and high-tech industry. Prior to Deloitte, Chris served in leadership, operations, and engineering roles in the semiconductor industry and the military. This included senior engineering and leadership roles at Intel Corporation, where he worked for 10 years after starting his career as an Army Ranger. He holds a MS in electrical engineering from MIT, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and a BS in electrical engineering from West Point.