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
When you’ve worked in business intelligence for as long as I have, you get used to vendors making big claims about their products. Some argue that their platforms provide the
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
For many people, plan-do-check-act (PDCA) is a familiar concept; the iterative four step management method is widely used and has currency with lean methodologies. One advocate of this approach is David Moore, General Manager Finance & Operations at Suntory Australia.
I was recently dragged through the LEGO movie. I must have had corporate performance management technology on my mind because apart from being an overwhelming experience, the plot reminded me of the different technology options available to businesses. You’ve got to worry!