Putting people at the heart of your forecasting

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 25/07/18 18:08

There are more ways to plan forecast and budget than ever before. More data, certainly adds to the possibilities, but also how businesses are structured and measure performance has evolved. Services driven by people performance need to be measured, and traditional cost centre budgeting doesn't always fit the structures behind today's organisations. So we took a look at how some of our customers have tackled modelling the most important asset of all - people. 

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Tags: Forecasting faster, Adaptive Insights, Excel, Financial planning, forecasting solutions, resource forecasting

Take 6 steps to improve financial analysis

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

This blog post will look at what good financial analysis looks like. seasoned finance people know the value of good analysis, but there is so much which gets in the way of being able to do this well, so here are some steps to take to ensure you get the most out of analysis. 

Judgment  on how the business is performing is based on a whole heap of parameters. sales, operational and specific  KPI's rnd financial data, as well as confidence and other less tangible information. Financial decisions, such as securing loans, acquiring new assets, or issuing stocks and bonds, flow from good analysis, so its not surprising that emphasis on this skill is high, and growing. 

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

 Planning Software choose your weapon

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 01/03/18 10:20

Planning is becoming a core need for business today. And there is a lot of software out there to help in the process. If you are looking at improving the way the business forecasts and planning improvement is on your radar, then here are some tips on how to assess and what to look for as part of your planning weaponry. 

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Tags: Financial planning, forecasting solutions, FP&A, transforming finance, cloud forecasting

6 reasons to up your planning game

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 23/01/18 17:46

We work with organisations both large and small from many different sectors, they start their journey with a common desire to take their planning capability up a gear.

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Tags: Financial planning, forecasting solutions, FP&A, transforming finance

Finance Director - Not your typical hero

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 10/10/17 11:34

When facing the choice of which planning software to invest in, ease of install and usability really are worth considering. Choosing the right one really can make you the business hero, here's how... 

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Tags: Adaptive Insights, Financial planning, Usability, faster forecasting

9 reasons cloud planning is a keeper

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 17/08/17 10:44

In June, a single word cemented the trajectory of Corporate planning when Gartner kicked on-premise services into touch. That word was Cloud.

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Tags: Adaptive Insights, Financial planning, The Cloud

Executive Financial Planning Event

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 05/09/16 12:58

 

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Tags: Adaptive Insights, Adaptive Planning, Events, Finance Event, Financial planning, Formulate News, FP&A

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