Integrated Planning

Marisa is a Senior Copy Editor at Vena.

A New Game Plan for Professional Sports: Creating a Competitive Edge With Business-Wide Planning Agility

February 8, 2022 |

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Building Agility in the Year Ahead: 5 Predictions for 2022

Goodbye, 2021. Hello, 2022. January may already be over, but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty to look forward to in the year ahead—expected and unexpected. And that’s true in the financial and operational planning spaces as much as it is everywhere els......

February 3, 2022 |

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From Series A to IPO: How SaaS Businesses Can Grow Quickly by Applying the Right Metrics

When you’re on a rocket ship, you need continuous feedback to stay on the right trajectory. And fast-moving Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies are exactly the same. For SaaS companies at any stage of growth, this means having the latest leading and lag......

January 28, 2022 |

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How To Transform Your FP&A Processes To Power SaaS Growth

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies are under pressure to grow—and fast! But growth needs to happen strategically in order to optimize spending and maintain runway, while avoiding obstacles along the way to unicorn status (and beyond).  To navigate the ......

January 21, 2022 |

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Why Fewer Teams Are Using Scenario Modeling—and 4 Reasons To Prioritize It Now

There’s no way of knowing exactly what the future holds. But understanding the possibilities ahead of you is not only achievable, it’s a wise business practice. For finance and operations teams, that’s where scenario modeling comes in. A critical tool for ......

January 14, 2022 |

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The State of Strategic Finance: Vena’s 2021 Industry Benchmark Report

  Unexpected change can be a learning experience—in good ways and bad. And while every year comes with some kind of change, 2020 was an anomaly in the amount of change it brought, proving that point more than ever. From rapid market shifts to increases in ......

December 16, 2021 |

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How To Build the Ultimate Business Planning Playbook

Did you know that according to, the concept of business planning dates all the way back to the 1800s when business plans were built with a 10-year horizon and five-year reviews? This was just one of the interesting facts our COO Tina Goulbo......

July 5, 2021 |

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What-If Analysis in Commercial Banking To Plan for Uncertainty

Stock market crashes, debt defaults, the collapse of the U.S. housing bubble. Many of the global economic crises in the past 50 years have had financial origins. And while the current economic downturn is an anomaly, brought on by the governmental and soci......

April 22, 2021 |

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