Extend Planning & Analysis (xP&A) is the new term coined by Gartner in its 2020 strategic roadmap of cloud financial planning and analysis (FP&A). According to Gartner, by 2024, an estimate of over 70% of the new FP&A projects will become xP&A projects.
This leads us to a question.
‘What exactly is Extend Planning and Analysis or xP&A, and why is it being discussed so much?’
As the name suggests, it is about extending the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) principles/capabilities to departments beyond finance. This gives all the departments the required impetus to co...