Press Release

Board, together with KPMG and Microsoft, show the future of Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - Bad Homburg, Germany

This half day event in Munich on June 21, 2018 aims to simplify planning processes and to show solutions that will make planners’ lives easier.

Board International, the leading global provider of unified Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management and Predictive Analytics solutions, will run a joint event with KPMG and Microsoft on June 21, 2018, in the Munich Allianz Arena to showcase how the combination of modern technologies and best practices can help companies transform and modernize their corporate financial and operational planning processes. 

Experts from Board, KPMG and Microsoft will explore - from a managerial, functional and technical standpoint - how technologies and advanced methodologies are changing the way in which top performing organizations are structuring their planning processes. Event participants will gain concrete examples of how the Finance Team and LOBs can achieve better real-time collaboration, make better decisions and enhance company performances, by improving Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting processes.

Good planning can be adapted quickly and flexibly to changes and can map scenarios to offer a consistent, reliable basis for augmented decision-making,“ explained Dr. Justus Marquardt, a partner at KPMG AG.

The most successful companies are often innovation leaders and early adopters who use state-of-the-art technologies and innovative methods to optimize and speed up processes. With Board, our clients are relying on a flexible product that integrates innovations - such as advanced analytics, cognitive technologies and artificial intelligence - to deliver actionable insights which can be used quickly and intuitively,” said Ansgar Eickeler, General Manager Central & Eastern Europe at Board.

This half day event is mainly targeted at finance managers, controllers, FP&A and S&OP managers, and the participation is free.

You can register and get further information about the event at this link (the event is in German): 



About Board International:

Board is the #1 decision-making platform for organizations of any size. Founded in 1994, Board International has enabled more than 3000 companies worldwide to rapidly deploy Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management and Predictive Analytics applications on a single unified and programming-free platform. The Board platform allows companies to achieve a single, accurate and complete view of business information and a full control of performance across the entire organization, from strategic formulation down to operational execution. Thanks to its programming-free toolkit approach, global enterprises such as H&M, KPMG, DHL, Mitsubishi, NEC, Puma, Siemens, Toyota have rapidly deployed end-to end decision-making applications in a fraction of the time and cost associated with traditional solutions. Headquartered in Chiasso, Switzerland, and Boston, MA, Board International has 21 offices around the world and a global reseller network. Board has been implemented in over 100 countries.


About KPMG:

KPMG is a global network of member firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services with more than 189,000 professionals working together to deliver value in 152 countries.
Using a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach, we put our skills, experience, and actionable insights to work to help propel the world’s leading organizations toward a successful future while optimizing performance.The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. 


About Microsoft:

Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.