Financial Planning & Analysis

Welcome to the Vena Solutions Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Blog. Learn about the latest trends in FP&A and discover ways to take your financial planning to the next level.

The Ultimate Guide to Scenario Planning

February 2, 2023 |

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The Ultimate Guide to FP&A

FP&A, also known as financial planning and analysis, refers to the strategic activities that are critical to the overall financial health of all companies—regardless of size, revenue or industry.  In this guide, we focus on the finer details of FP&......

October 4, 2022 |

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10 Metrics To Measure the Financial Efficiency of Your Organization [FREE OpEx and Marketing Templates Included]

How can you measure the financial efficiency of your organization? Tracking the financial health of your business goes well beyond looking at a profit and loss statement. You need to assess how efficiently you're generating revenues and whether your financ......

September 26, 2022 |

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Are You Getting ROI on Your IT Investments?

Learning how to calculate the return on investment (ROI) for your information technology (IT) systems projects is a financial skill that helps you prove the business case for your idea. Modeling the ROI on IT investments benefits multiple levels of employe......

September 21, 2022 |

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How To Use the Scenario Planning Process To Navigate Business Uncertainties

Like most businesses, you likely have determined financial targets to measure your company’s profitability along with a plan of action for how to achieve these goals. However, have you planned for unforeseen events that could pose a risk to your success? T......

September 8, 2022 |

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Looking To Perfect Your Corporate Financial Planning Process? Here’s How

Every business has a corporate financial planning process. However, the scope and efficacy of those financial plans can vary greatly from business to business based on a wide range of factors. The perfection of your corporate financial planning is about ha......

August 31, 2022 |

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5 Best Practices for FP&A Digital Transformation for Banking and Credit Unions

With volatile market conditions, slim interest margins and a race to deliver digital products and services, it's time for FP&A digital transformation in the banking and credit union industry. Legacy on-premise budgeting solutions or simple spreadsheets......

August 16, 2022 |

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Why Banks Need Financial Planning Agility To Drive Competitive Advantage

The banking landscape is more challenging than ever before, with factors such as increasingly tight margins, escalating customer demands and fierce competition at play. Plus, as interest rates continue to fluctuate, finance leaders are under pressure to le......

July 27, 2022 |

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4 Financial Workflows You Haven't Thought To Automate

You’re a director or manager of finance. You know how much work you have on your plate. You also know what’s coming down the pipeline. And for those reasons, you can’t shake the feeling that financial workflow automation could be the answer to many of your......

May 26, 2022 |

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5 Types of Tools for Effective Scenario Planning

No matter how in tune you are with your business and industry, there’s no way of knowing what the future will bring. The best thing you can do is prepare for anything and everything, thus allowing you to take immediate and effective action. And that’s wher......

April 13, 2022 |

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