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Forecasting

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Forecasting

Focus on Financial Services

Financial planning and analysis in the banking and credit union environment requires a flexible budgeting, forecasting and reporting solution. This article studies planning and reporting challenges within the field and outlines Adaptive Insights' Corporate Performance management solution.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 13 August 2014 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

Rating: 1 person found this useful

Plan, budget, forecast: All in the cloud

With today’s dynamic market, plans, models and forecasts can’t be static. Does yours flex with business change? This paper studies how implementing a cloud Corporate Performance Management suite will enable your financial plan to be responsive to change.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 11 August 2014 | Business Area: Cloud Computing

Rating: 4 people found this useful

DocuSign replaces Excel for budgeting, reporting and forecasting

DocuSign Software is the electronic signature cloud platform leader. Following rapid growth, the business needed to reduce its dependence on Excel spreadsheets for budgeting. This case study focuses on DocuSign's implementation of Adaptive Planning to enhance corporate performance management.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 04 August 2014 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting

Rating: 5 people found this useful

Six Rules for Effective Forecasting

This article demythologizes the forecasting process to help executives become sophisticated and participative consumers of forecasts, rather than passive absorbers. It outlines six simple, common sense rules that smart managers should observe as they embark on a voyage of discovery.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 19 May 2014 | Business Area: Forecasting

Rating: 12 people found this useful

Dynamic Forecasting: A Planning Innovation for Fast-Changing Times

This article takes the concept of rolling forecasting—itself a relatively new approach—one big step further, and dives into the details & benefits of dynamic forecasting.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 08 May 2014 | Business Area: Forecasting

Rating: 2 people found this useful

What-If Analysis and Activity-Based Budgeting

This article introduces the powerful new extension of the activity-based budgeting model that enables a company to link its strategic plan and sales and production forecast to the specific demands for capacity required for implementation.

Company: Adaptive Insights | Published: 06 May 2014 | Business Area: Budgeting

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Integrated performance management: Plan, budget, forecast

Deloitte's Finance report investigates the barriers to change in planning, budgeting and forecasting. Comprising input from over 500 senior Finance professionals, this report studies how organisations can use forecasting properly, apply process discipline and exploit technology.

Company: Deloitte | Published: 03 April 2014 | Business Area: Planning

Rating: 7 people found this useful

Asset discovery is key to understanding business risk

Organisations know the value of Business Intelligence in analysing performance and tracking financial indicators. How many, however, are leveraging this technology to assess the corporate risk associated with the tough capital investment decisions required across an organisation’s asset estate?

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 20 January 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Rating: 6 people found this useful

FD masterclass series: Exploring key tasks and best practice - Forecasting

The purpose of forecasts is to drive tactical decisions that address problems before they impact the objectives set out in the plan. This whitepaper studies how companies can improve the accuracy of sales, earnings and cash forecasts, through the use of best practices.

Company: Talentia Software | Published: 21 November 2013 | Business Area: Forecasting

Rating: 8 people found this useful

Ten ways to improve cash flow

The saying “revenue is vanity, cash flow is sanity and cash flow is king” was coined by a very wise, and probably successful, businessman. Vital to the health of any firm, cash flow ensures survival even when times are slow. This paper studies ten ways to improve your organisation's cash flow.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 13 November 2013 | Business Area: Working Capital

Rating: 7 people found this useful

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