Integrated Planning

The Amazon Effect: How (and Why) 3PL Firms Need To Unify Finance and Operations

April 5, 2021 |

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How To Challenge the She-Cession With Workforce Planning

If Jane Austen were writing Pride and Prejudice in 2021, she might have written something like, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a person working during a pandemic, must be in want of a simpler life.” While this is true for some and can be eas......

March 18, 2021 |

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4 Features To Expect From CPM Technology Leaders in 2021

If you need a corporate performance management (CPM) tool to streamline budgeting, forecasting, reporting and financial close, it’s important to remember that not all solutions are created equal.  Even though most tools offer the same high-level functional......

February 17, 2021 |

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3 Ways Finance Teams Can Excel in a Remote Work Environment

With 2020 behind us, it’s time to start thinking about how to effectively optimize your finance-led planning processes. Although we can’t predict how the year ahead will be—considering the unpredictability of the pandemic and its long-term effects on the g......

February 3, 2021 |

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Dive Deeper Into Your Business Data With Vena's Extended Planning

Data is an important asset for businesses, but if you’re not making the most of it, how is it powering your plan to grow? Data is the central element that connects people, processes and technology. As your business scales, so will your data. That’s why put......

January 20, 2021 |

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Understanding Vena’s Growth Engine: The Power Behind Your Plan To Grow

Whether you’re expanding headcount to win customers in new territories, transforming your operating model to win in an increasingly competitive marketplace, or adapting quickly in the face of uncertainty, one thing is for sure when it comes to driving busi......

November 19, 2020 |

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How Saint Mary’s University Transformed Enrollment Planning in a Virtual World

A new semester is usually an exciting time for staff and students in the higher education community, but the global pandemic made things a little different in 2020—and especially so for on-campus finance teams.  Universities had to deal with tuition revenu......

November 13, 2020 |

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Only 48% of Finance Teams Have an Agile Business Planning Process

Agile finance-led business planning is important to master, in times of change and otherwise. Read on to find out why.   According to the 2020 Vena Industry Benchmark Report, less than half of today’s finance teams operate within an agile planning process.......

November 3, 2020 |

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How Nonprofit Finance Leaders Can Support Agile Program Planning

Looking to level up program planning at your nonprofit organization? It all starts with embracing these three finance-led processes.   Program planning in the nonprofit sector is a collaborative, cross-functional process, but the onus falls on the finance ......

October 15, 2020 |

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5 Reasons To Start Thinking About xP&A Now

Through a combination of data-driven technology and process, FP&A has made planning an art form. In doing so, it’s become a key role in modern business, putting a strong system in place for budgeting, forecasting and reporting. But planning—as well as the ......

September 11, 2020 |

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