Integrated Planning

Welcome to the Vena Solutions Integrated Business Planning Blog. Learn more about maximising output by linking strategic plans with sales, operational, and financial initiatives.

Zero-Based Thinking: What Is It and How Can Finance Leaders Use It?

December 20, 2022 |

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5 Common Pitfalls in Data Analysis That Could Impact Your Small or Medium-Sized Business

Hertz understands the havoc that data errors can cause. Back in 2014, the rental car company found upwards of $46.3 million worth of errors in its 2011 statements. Emerging from a range of sources—from uncollectible fees for damaged vehicles, to doubtful a......

April 18, 2022 |

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4 Best Practices Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Can Learn From Big Businesses

Small businesses are anything but small potatoes. As a strong source of new jobs (about 65% of them), they’re an economic driver. Yet recent numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor show about 20% of small businesses fail in the first year.  What’s worse: the......

April 1, 2022 |

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3 Oscar Movies That Could Have Benefited From Better Strategic Planning—and One That Got It Right

There’s a scene midway through Adam McKay’s 2021 movie Don’t Look Up (if you haven’t seen it, spoiler alert!). The president of the United States, played by Meryl Streep, has been presented with some alarming news: a comet is on trajectory to collide with ......

February 10, 2022 |

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