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Strategy and Operations

Explore best practices for strategic business planning and learn to plan for anything—using budgeting and forecasting, reporting, workforce planning, revenue planning, cash flow optimization, financial close and more in FP&A.

What Is Sales Planning? Advice for Creating a Sales Plan, Sales Forecasting and More

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Learn how finance and sales teams work together to create a sales plan that ensures your revenue engine is operating at peak performance.

Three-Statement Financial Model - Everything You Need To Know

A three-statement financial model links three elements of dynamically connected finance models and ...

Step-By-Step Guide to the Month-End Close Process [Includes a Checklist]

Looking to create a month-end close process checklist? These simple steps can save you a lot of ...
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Average Customer Acquisition Cost by Industry: Tracking CAC Benchmarks

The combined average customer acquisition cost of the 10 industries we review is $606. Learn what ...
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Average Customer Retention Rate by Industry (And Advice for Boosting Retention)

The average customer retention rate of the 10 industries we review is 75%. Find insights for ...