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
Most businesses realise that accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting is vital for success. But it’s often difficult for companies to execute well in this area and many rely on disjointed methods. This paper looks at the merits of SaaS and its advantages over traditional reporting methods.
Company: Adaptive Planning | Published: 29 January 2013 | Business Area: Budgeting
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
Working Links delivers services to tackle social exclusion and poverty. Following growth, its finance team found it difficult to conduct effective scenario modelling and forecasting during the annual budget process. This case study assesses the organisation's implementation of new software.
Company: Adaptive Planning | Published: 11 December 2012 | Business Area: Budgeting
Faced with difficult business conditions, organisations must change their business activities and adapt to evolving customer needs. This paper examines the benefits of flexible forecasting systems, including scenario planning and their impact on how quickly and accurately budgets can be calculated.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 24 September 2012 | Business Area: Forecasting
Survival depends on remaining solvent. A successful organisation is not just profitable, but manages its cash flow effectively. This paper provides advice on applying sound cash management systems, allowing businesses to assess current cash positions and forecast funding requirements.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 20 September 2012 | Business Area: Forecasting
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