Excel is a great productivity tool but shouldn't be used as a financial system. Look Beyond Excel to other spreadsheet alternatives when there are issues with errors and control, scalability, update, collaboration, integration and automation.
What's coming in the practice of forecasting? We explore how companies are leveraging new technologies and techniques to improve accuracy and efficiency of forecasts.
About a year and half ago, we started conducting a survey to better understand the practices and perceptions around Performance Management of the conference attendees.
Mitch Max is a featured presenter in Video #5 – “Habits of Highly Effective Business” on the Performance Management Edge series. Please check out this site. Mitch is a featured “expert” along with other colleagues in Performance Management. Created by Alan Stratton, PME provides regular (twice a month right now) videos on techniques in Performance Management designed to give you the “edge” in business. Highly recommended (and free!).
Some of our colleagues are disappointed that more organizations have not truly “abandoned” budgets. What is apparent is that while many have not fully abandoned budgets, they have truly begun to understand those other concepts that enrich management practices.
Is Anaplan just another planning tool or is it something quite different? Anaplan customer reviews paint an interesting picture of this unique planning platform.
What we’ve come to appreciate is the extent to which Anaplan allows companies to go beyond traditional FP&A – budgeting, forecasting and reporting – to develop innovative analytics and models that allow companies to collaborate quickly and align around common goals, in multiple ways