Take 6 steps to better financial analysis

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 03/05/18 10:08

This blog post will help you make sense of your financial data and maximize its potential through financial management and financial analysis.

Every time you make a judgment on how your business is performing based on your financial situation or your operating performance, or when you make predictions on what could happen, you’re doing financial analysis. When you make financial decisions within your business, such as securing loans, acquiring new assets, or issuing stocks and bonds, you’re performing financial management.

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Tags: budgeting solutions, financial forecasts, Financial planning, financial analysis

Wasting time with slow loading spreadsheets?

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 05/04/18 10:00

We've all been there; hard pushed for time, a critical business event demands a re-forecast. Meanwhile the egg-timer on screen tells you the mammoth spreadsheet you're trying to open, is going to take another 12 minutes! So here a few things you COULD be doing with your time, instead of sitting waiting for your monster spreadsheet to open, if you moved to cloud planning.

  • creating a new scenario
  • Updating assumptions
  • writing a new report
  • reviewing the results

 

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Tags: financial forecasts, forecasting solutions, FP&A, spreadsheets

Adaptive Integration

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 08/03/16 17:40

Integration of data is an on-going headache for finance. Creating accurate, up-to-date forecasts and plans requires today’s finance teams to extract data from many sources. In our ever connected world, data is being fed from sources we would never have dreamed of even 10 years ago. The power this provides finance teams, is immense, but so is the integration challenge.

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Tags: Data Integration, financial forecasts, formulate, Formulate News, month end reporting, Reporting

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