Integrated Planning

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Cash Management: 3 Questions to Ask When Planning for Today and Tomorrow

April 30, 2020 |

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Why Finance Teams Need Agile Forecasting to Plan Through Uncertain Times

“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns—the ones we don’t know we don’t know … that tend to be the di......

April 21, 2020 |

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Scenario Modeling: 4 Best Practices for Preparing for the Future—Whatever it Might Be

Agile Scenario Modeling Mitigates Risk See how the decisions you make today will affect your bottom line tomorrow, with Vena. Unless you’re Nostradamus, there’s no predicting what the future holds: whether new market needs are about to put your company on ......

April 9, 2020 |

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The Top 3 Things You Need to Know To Plan for Today and Tomorrow

Agile Scenario Modeling Mitigates Risk See how the decisions you make today will affect your bottom line tomorrow, with Vena. Learn how finance leaders can continue business planning with agility and confidence, even in the face of change How can you facto......

March 31, 2020 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Corporate Performance Management

FP&A software powering your plan to grow Drive smarter, more data-driven business decisions with numbers you can trust. Every company can benefit from a corporate performance management (CPM) strategy, but it’s especially useful for those that want to ......

June 6, 2019 |

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3 Keys to Integrated Planning Success

Integrated planning is a utopia in business circles. It’s often sought, yet rarely found. Companies that succeed with integrated planning achieve a huge competitive advantage: they make smarter, more informed decisions that are based on data – not on guess......

February 24, 2018 |

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The Shape of CPM to Come

A research firm predicts ERP will encroach on corporate performance management, but let’s get a few things straight first. In a battle between enterprise resource planning and corporate performance management, everybody loses. What ultimately matters to al......

March 3, 2017 |

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The Race to Embrace Cloud-Based CPM Is Accelerating Quickly

Fresh data on adoption and use case scenarios for business intelligence software indicates we’re reaching a tipping point away from on-premise deployments and towards a complete embrace of cloud-based CPM. You have to crawl before you can walk, but eventua......

February 10, 2017 |

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In the Kingdom of CPM Usability, Excel is King

A good rewording of the “if a tree falls in the forest” phrase could be “if you buy a solution but no one uses it, is it a solution at all?” As we’ve discussed in the past, corporate performance management (CPM) solutions are becoming a priority for organi......

December 16, 2016 |

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Where Dashboards Fit Into Financial Risk Management

According to new research, there are interesting times for CFOs — maybe a little too interesting. No one is completely sure who said it, but the ancient curse “May you live in interesting times” seems almost specifically designed for CFOs and their teams. ......

October 31, 2016 |

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