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“Risk-adjusted forecasting” is a new buzzword in financial planning and analysis (FP&A). What, exactly, does it mean? “Risk-adjusted forecasting and planning involves shocking the financial forecasts with major risk drivers in an integrated and flexible manner,” says H-K Bryn, strategic risk partner at Deloitte in the U.K. “The approach allows a more robust and transparent evaluation of volatility and risk within current plans, helping to build a better understanding of the potential upside—and downside—inherent in the future of the business.”