In my first blog post, I discussed the failure of many businesses to address the opportunity for improvement, and the impact of poor budgeting on a business. Every year, I see transformational
In my previous blog post, I discussed why an organisation should integrate financial projections into Integrated Business Planning (IBP). In this blog post, we explore how to construct financial projections out
Integrating financial plans with the operational and strategic plans remains a challenge for many organisations. Finance departments and operational planning are still failing to work together. They are unable to
As an IT professional, I’ve spent almost two decades providing businesses with technology solutions, such as business intelligence, forecasting, demand planning, strategy management, and financial budgeting. While each initiative delivers on its
In my previous blog post, I discussed how an integrated performance framework is essential for Finance and Operations to operate cross functionally. The next step is to implement a technology
If you’re a typical finance professional, only about 30% of your productive work is carried out using your accounting software. This means there are a lot of emails, phone calls, spreadsheet work and other tasks that are taking up most of your time and energy. Not great.
There are many ERP users out there that shudder at the following three words: year end closing process. It conjures up images of system crashes, trial balances not balancing and general financial mayhem!