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
Produced by Financial Director, this paper examines the current forecasting, reporting and budgeting challenges faced by corporate finance departments. The paper studies the benefits of automating the reconciliation of company accounts by utilising corporate performance management applications.
Company: Talentia Software | Published: 12 November 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
Bournemouth Transport required a system that could accommodate forecasting up to 5 years at any one time, a process historically achieved by running multiple reports. This case study focuses on the company's implementation of Sage Asset 1000 & how it has enabled improved departmental efficiencies.
Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 01 July 2013 | Business Area: Forecasting
Download this whitepaper to find out how finance managers can apply corporate performance management tools to improve planning, forecasting and budgeting processes within your business. Topics covered: what is CPM?; KPIs; the benefits of CPM for finance; CPM and business intelligence.
Company: Advanced Business Solutions | Published: 13 June 2013 | Business Area: Budgeting
This report, based on a survey of over 200 respondents, illustrates best practices for facilitating financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. The report focuses on: defining processes; increasing communication and collaboration; enabling visibility and implementing technology.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 13 May 2013 | Business Area: Planning
Risk-adjusted strategies are often absent from the critical process of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting. Comprising input from 194 companies, this report analyses CFOs' financial planning, budgeting and forecasting strategies when accounting for risks.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 18 April 2013 | Business Area: Forecasting
Due to the changes and innovations of modern business, the role of CFOs has become more complex than ever before. Produced by PwC, this whitepaper studies how CFOs need to address: compliance issues; internal and external requirements; new forecasting and reporting methods.
Company: Tagetik | Published: 10 April 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
Spreadsheets are error-prone and unable to support the critical nature of important financial processes. Many companies have broken the spreadsheet habit, adopting packaged applications specifically designed for budgeting and forecasting. This article explains why.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 02 April 2013 | Business Area: Budgeting
British Airways is one of the world’s largest and longest established international airlines. In response to changing accounting standards and evolving financial reporting requirements, BA needed to overhaul its external reporting processes. This case study examines BA's investment in FSR software... view abstract
Company: IBM | Published: 30 January 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
Are you confident that your budgets & forecasts provide the insights you need? The better quality your budgeting and forecasting, the greater your ability to monitor and drive performance. This article assesses why quality budgeting & forecasting should be a top priority for your business in 2013.
Company: Moore Stephens | Published: 02 January 2013 | Business Area: Budgeting
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