Budgeting & Forecasting

Welcome to the Vena Solutions Budgeting and Forecasting Blog. Discover how to reduce budget cycle times, improve your processes and plan with confidence.

How To Improve Your Financial Forecasting Accuracy in 30 Days

January 26, 2023 |

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How Much Should You Spend on Advertising and Marketing Your Business?

How much should you spend on advertising your business? While it's a common question, pinning down a cohesive answer is difficult because there are critical thinking elements behind each advertising decision and the budget a business needs to carry it out.......

January 24, 2023 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Budgeting

Maybe you love it, maybe you hate it—or maybe you don’t know what to feel. Whatever the case, like death and taxes, there’s no avoiding it. Corporate budgeting is a key finance function—and a successful budget helps drive a successful business. But whether......

December 19, 2022 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting and Forecasting

Better budgeting and forecasting with Vena Discover how Vena’s budgeting and forecasting software can take your planning cycle to the next level. All businesses engage in budgeting and forecasting activities to some degree—and if you’re an executive, finan......

December 13, 2022 |

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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up? What You Need To Know To Build Your Budgeting Process

When it comes to budgeting, where does your organization stand? Do you start at the top or build it from the bottom up?   While there are plenty of ways to go about your corporate budget, most fall under two categories: Taking either a top-down or a bottom......

December 9, 2022 |

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6 Lessons From SaaS Leaders To Help Navigate Times of Change

In an economic environment that’s turbulent and prone to change, finance leaders need to be ready for anything. That’s true across industries, but even more so in the fast-paced Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sector, where business can shift on a dime when p......

December 1, 2022 |

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8 Features Your Budgeting Software Absolutely Must Have

Companies of various sizes in a myriad of industries that implement computerized accounting and budgeting software require specific features to meet the needs of their organization. Some have integrated supply chain management, MRP, CRM or other software t......

November 9, 2022 |

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How To Forecast Demand and Revenue for a New Product

Launching a new product is an exciting time for any company. Launching an updated staple or entirely new offering can also be hectic. Whether you want to increase revenue, remain competitive with other producers or gain a greater market share, you’ll need ......

October 17, 2022 |

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The Ins and Outs of Trend Analysis in Finance

Finance, business and economics professionals use trend analysis to identify past and present patterns in the market in order to assess business performance and make forecasts regarding upcoming shifts.  This information is then used to improve strategies ......

September 20, 2022 |

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Tuition Planning and Forecasting Best Practices in Higher Education: Everything You Need To Know

With approximately 4,000 degree-granting colleges and universities in the United States, there are thousands upon thousands of finance professionals staffed with the responsibility of tuition planning and forecasting. 💡 Key Takeaways: Review your historic......

September 19, 2022 |

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