The Hidden Costs of Static Planning

In this post, we look at the drawbacks of static planning, and why an active approach is best for finance teams to navigate a changing business environment.

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The Advantages of Active Planning for Your Business

Finance teams need to rely on accurate, agile planning and forecasting to keep up with the dynamic changes in today’s marketplace.

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Numbers Without Narrative? Time to Rethink That Board Report.

In today’s data-deluged world, every CFO needs to be a storyteller ...

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How Can FP&A Get the Most Out of Excel?

Excel has been quite the lightning rod recently in the wake of a Wall Street Journal article that focused on finance practitioners who are moving away from single-user spreadsheets. The reaction to the story made

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Drive Better Decisions by Integrating ERP & Finance Systems

Having a core set of data, both operational and financial, that’s common across the company enables visibility into what the data means and facilitates consistent communication about performance.

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How to Deliver More Accurate Financial Forecasts.

There’s more pressure than ever for finance teams to deliver accurate, updated forecasts. But increased volatility in the economy and business landscape can make that especially challenging. So what do you do when unforeseen factors disrupt your numbers?

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Want to Be Disruptive in 2017? Start with Budgeting.

What organizations should disrupt are their budgeting processes. Here are five ways to take a fresh look at your business budgeting and planning processes this year.

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Ignite Cross-Functional Engagement in Your Planning Process

You want full business partner participation in planning, budgeting, and forecasting but you struggle to engage other departments in the process. Does this sound familiar? Here are five tips to ignite cross-functional engagement ...

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Could Rolling Forecasts make Bonuses Better?

Bonuses can be an effective and energizing incentive structure, pushing employees to meet or exceed sales goals with the promise of a payout. But recent headlines have shown the darker side ....

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