5 Best Practices for Preparing Data for Reports and Presentations

Author: Workiva

Length: 6 pages

Key takeaways: 
  • Performance reports and ad hoc analysis are critical to developing company strategies—securing finance's role as a business partner
  • Finance needs to be able to access, enrich and apply data from across the enterprise in order to support informed decision-making
  • Modern tools for data preparation enable finance to create information-rich reports faster, easier and on a repeatable basis