The CFO, FP&A and Cloud Computing

The traditional spreadsheet-based planning process is not appropriate for New Age companies like Internet radio provider Pandora. Choosing a cloud-based solution allows real-time analysis of a constant influx of data, says Jared Waterman, the company's Vice-President of Financial Planning and Analysis. 

The forecasting and modeling software, provided by Anaplan, is able to ingest a large amount of information that, in turn, can be analyzed to inform actionable recommendations.

 

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