This is a review of a demo of Adaptive Insights. It is not a review of my first-hand usage of the product, although I have used a trial version of the product with full functionality in the past. This review, however, is based on a demo of the most recent product. I am not affiliated with Adaptive Insights.
A recent article in Business Finance Magazine about the hottest jobs in finance discussed the fact that, “The hottest position today is financial planning and analysis.” Tell that to the many professionals in corporate America who make their living in financial planning and analysis (FP&A). As planning season sets in at many companies they may be looking at having to get through yet another planning season filled with overtime and sacrificing personal time. And they’ll do all this without any extra help. To paraphrase a CFO who was speaking about forecasting, “…everybody is trying to figure out the same thing: today […]
Spreadsheets, and MS Excel in particular, are ubiquitous in business today.