Dbriefs Webcast

Advanced forecasting in FP&A: Automation is here and expanding

Driving Enterprise Value

August 31 | 3 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT

Host: Miles Ewing, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge & Applications

Leading class financial planning and analysis (FP&A) organizations are advancing beyond simple bottoms-up forecasts that depend exclusively upon human effort and judgment. What are some of the more automated and mathematical approaches companies are using today to address the ongoing challenge of forecasting and planning? We'll discuss:

  • Advanced algorithms most commonly used for statistical forecasting.
  • Opportunities to automate the forecast to improve efficiency and reduce human bias.
  • Methods of combining humans and machines to arrive at the most accurate and effective forecasts.

Learn how these changes are impacting talent models and some of the emerging technologies used to support these methods.