The five effective business planning rules outlined in this article provide key insight on how your company can better plan for success in today's environment.
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.
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A more rigorous approach to measuring and managing costs across multiple dimensions provides greater sustainable impact than across-the-board cuts, or short-term efforts to meet budgets. Central to this is the use of better tools and techniques to measure and – more importantly in my opinion – communicate cost measures in a transparent and actionable way.
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