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How can chief financial officers lead the effort to make their operational and financial planning more agile, detailed, reliable, and efficient? Learn more.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Data Management and Analysis, Forcasting and Planning, Forecasting, SAP
Dynamic financial planning enabled
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Performance Management (BPM), Forecasting, SAP
New economic conditions are driving companies to become increasingly cautious about the near future. But focusing on improving flexibility to dynamically account for change shifts focus away from budget accuracy?putting you at risk of falling short of shareholder expectations. To achieve best-in-class status, you must plan, budget, and forecast more efficiently for improved agility, accuracy, and corporate performance.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Forcasting and Planning, Forecasting, Gain/Loss Reporting, Infor
In business, planning plays a fundamental role in analyzing and forecasting key financial data. While forecasting future events is one benefit of planning, it can also be used to achieve a series of objectives, including regulatory compliance. In order to achieve these objectives, companies should consider implementing a unified customer performance management (CPM) solution?one that takes compliance into consideration.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, E-commerce, Enterprise Accounting, Enterprise Management, General Ledger, Investment and Portfolio Management, IT Infrastructure, Return on Investment (ROI), Risk Management, Tax Preparation and Reporting, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Tagetik, Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services, Finance and Insurance, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Transaction automation frees time and resources that can be allocated for decision support and financial planning and analysis.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Process Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Economic Analysis, Enterprise Accounting, Market Research, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Concur Technologies, Inc.
Structured planning can make all the difference to your business?s growth. But are you using the right tools? Spreadsheets may not be meeting your financial management and budget planning needs. Find out the risks of using spreadsheets as a planning tool, and how enterprise performance management can help consolidate your departments? financial information and budgets to give you real-time views of business performance.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Return on Investment (ROI), Bitam
This is the way financial planning works.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Small Business Accounting, Alight
The global economic downturn is impacting the way we do business. Many companies are looking to optimize costs. The best way to ensure your company?s survival is through strategic planning. High-level managers face many challenges that can be overcome by managing risks and tracking project progress and budgets. Find out why the key to success involves having the right information at the right level at the right time.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Collaboration and Groupware, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Management Practices, Project Management, Risk Management, Strategy, Genius Inside
Sustaining profitability in a landscape of volatile prices and exchange rates is difficult for even the best-run companies. One key challenge is to understand the real economic costs in your business and of your products so you can make accurate decisions about sourcing, substitutions, pricing, and logistics. Find out how to use the right costing methodology and have the right information?and the right analytical tools.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Costing/Part Definition, Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Economic Analysis, Job Costing, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), SAP
ABB, a specialist in energy and automation technology, needed a business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM) solution in order to support varied business needs and processes such as sales control, management reporting, and planning. But the BI software ABB chose couldn?t cope with all the requirements for integrating analysis, planning, and reporting. Learn about the new BI solution ABB deployed.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Data Management and Analysis, End-User Query and Reporting, Sales Management, Board International
The old way of thinking?you run a company through the once a year budget process?is on the way out in favor of new concepts and system approaches generally described as 'continuous planning.' The practical implementation of continuous planning is through rolling forecasts?frequent updates of financial plans that include integrating actuals data and rolling the forecast time period beyond the current fiscal year. Discover the concepts and practices of continuous planning, and find out how to define application requirements for integrating actuals, financial modeling and scenario analysis?the three foundations of a continuous planning system.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Forecasting, Alight, LLC
Line managers and finance staffs are frustrated by the inadequacies of spread-sheet based planning systems for delivering useful budgets and rolling forecasts. A major problem is the disconnect between the operational elements of a business and financial plans. What's missing is driver-based planning, a best practice methodology where financial plans incorporate assumptions about business activities which are modeled to drive financial data such as revenue projections, headcount, spend-ing and capital requirements. Learn how driver-based planning, empowers managers to do better budgeting and, in particular, improve the accuracy and decision making usefulness of rolling forecasts.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Forecasting, Operations Planning, Alight, LLC
Today?s critical cash-flow and liquidity concerns are demanding executive-level attention. Turmoil in the financial markets is leaving many companies struggling to ensure the cash flow and liquidity needed for normal operations. Learn about software solutions that can help your company protect its commercial cash flows, improve visibility into sources and uses of cash, and increase control over global cash balances.
Related to Financial Planning: Accounting and Financial Management, Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, SAP
Although companies typically find it easy to accumulate data from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, it often remains unusable or unavailable to the decision makers who need it. Learn how deploying automated tools for report building, planning, and budgeting, as well as other applications such as business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM) can help your company make the most of its ERP data.
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), End-User Query and Reporting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IBM
For many companies, spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel are the principal interface for budgets and forecasting. Often, these companies find themselves in ?Excel hell,? a state of inefficiency and disruption related to using spreadsheets for collaborative planning. The result: frustration, and decisions based on bad information. Learn about solutions that can help your company stay out of ?Excel hell.?
Related to Financial Planning: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Forecasting, Spreadsheet, Alight
 
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