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2021 Gartner® Market Guide for Cloud Extended Planning and Analysis Solutions

Read this report from Gartner on the exploding category of extended planning and analysis (xP&A) solutions.


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“By 2024, Gartner predicts that 70% of new financial planning and analysis projects will become xP&A projects, empowering Finance to work with other areas of the business for true enterprise-wide planning and analysis.”

In this new report, Gartner says, “xP&A is the next generation extension of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) solutions and is a vendor response to the challenges faced by enterprises seeking to exploit new digital business models and navigate current and future economic uncertainties.”

Download the full report. Then, talk to us to learn how Planful’s xP&A platform can connect, align, and accelerate your financial and operational plans for faster growth, better decision making, and more effective business planning.



Gartner: Market Guide for Cloud, Extended Planning and Analysis Solutions, Robert Anderson, Greg Leiter, 29 July 2021

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions, Greg Leiter, Robert Anderson, John Van Decker, 6 October 2020

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