Budgeting & Forecasting | Evan Webster

Evan is a creative storyteller with a passion for innovative technology. As an Area Sales Manager with Vena (and formerly a Content Marketing Specialist), Evan is always experimenting with new ways to inspire finance professionals so he can help them thrive in their roles as strategic, forward-thinking business partners.

How Vena 365 Connect Makes Budgeting Easier for Cross-Functional Contributors

June 21, 2021 |

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How To Optimize OpEx Budgeting for a Hybrid or Fully-Remote Work Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the business world forever, with one of the drastic and more obvious after-effects being the shift toward remote work. According to this report from Global Workplace Analytics, 82% of employees in the U.S. want to continue......

May 25, 2021 |

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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 9, 2020 |

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Why You Need To Try the Vena Preview Today

Between year-end reconciliations and solidifying next year’s budget, you’ve probably got a lot on your plate right now. Those tasks can be tedious and time-consuming, especially if you’re relying on offline spreadsheets to get the job done.   Ever wondered......

November 26, 2020 |

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Report: 55% of Businesses Operate With a 12-Month Rolling Bottom-Up Forecast and Budget Process

Deciding which budgeting process is right for your company entails understanding how your business works and ensuring your budgeting method is a natural extension of it. Typically, most budgets fall under either a top-down or bottom-up category. But as rec......

November 6, 2020 |

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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......

October 20, 2020 |

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How To Build Budgeting Agility With Rolling Forecasts

Agility is crucial to any organization. It defines how your team works together—and how quickly it adapts. But organizational agility depends on the strategic and operational business processes used by your company. With the right agile processes in place,......

October 19, 2020 |

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How To Align Your Budget With Your Business Goals

Whether you’re playing a game of chess or helping to grow a business, strategy is key to making every move the right one. So how do you decide your next move when you have no visibility into the strategy at play? If you’re part of a finance team, you may f......

October 7, 2020 |

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The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Zero-Based Budgeting

Zero. Zilch. Nada. However you say it, it’s not where most of us want to be. After all, who wants to begin from zero when you have a chance to start ahead of the game? Yet, over the years, companies from Texas Instruments to 3M have made starting from scra......

October 2, 2020 |

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40% of Finance Teams Don’t Perform Scenario Analysis When Forecasting, Survey Finds

According to the inaugural Vena Industry Benchmark Report, 40% of businesses don’t do any scenario modeling before making adjustments to forecasts. The new report draws from the insights of 350 business leaders and finance and operations professionals acro......

July 28, 2020 |

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