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Three critical signs you need a better planning solution than spreadsheets

Three critical signs you need a better planning solution than spreadsheets

Is it time to update your traditional financial planning processes?  Many organisations - even the smartest and most agile – have obsolescent planning systems that were simply not...
Making the Shift: Four Secrets Behind Great Budgeting and Planning

Making the Shift: Four Secrets Behind Great Budgeting and Planning

In our eBook: “Making the Shift: Four Secrets Behind Great Budgeting and Planning”. we explain the increasingly popular approach to variance reporting ““flexible budget variance”  - ...
3 driver-based budgeting tips for CFOs

3 driver-based budgeting tips for CFOs

The life of finance teams is very demanding – and becomes even more so during budget season.
3 steps to lessen the time spent checking for spreadsheet errors in your budgeting process

3 steps to lessen the time spent checking for spreadsheet errors in your budgeting process

Despite careful planning and forecasting, we know that using spreadsheets can inevitably cause budgeting and planning problems for larger organisations. As your business continues to...
One simple way to empower your Finance team

One simple way to empower your Finance team

A CFO is called upon to provide vital statistics for decision-making based on budgeting, forecasting, and planning. It can often be difficult for you to empower your Finance team to give...
3 most common causes of spreadsheet errors when forecasting

3 most common causes of spreadsheet errors when forecasting

Excel spreadsheets provide small business with an easy-to-use data entry platform for budgeting and forecasting. For them, miscalculations might only have a minor effect. For larger...
7 ways to streamline your planning and forecasting

7 ways to streamline your planning and forecasting

In the volatile world of the Finance function, the budgeting and forecasting process can cause much frustration with little relief. But with advances in technology, there are ways to...
Top 5 budgeting and forecasting challenges

Top 5 budgeting and forecasting challenges

With the CFO’s role expanding to look at the “big picture”; strategic planning, maintaining trust in the numbers, and driving the company through uncertain times can place additional...
How to remove the risk from your planning and forecasting

How to remove the risk from your planning and forecasting

To remove any business risk emerging from your planning and forecasting, you must first understand it. From how to identify that risk to managing, analysing and accurately judging it....
Clear Plan keeps SIFT on track

Clear Plan keeps SIFT on track

Sift spent at least 36 days each year aggregating, consolidating and verifying data.  These repetitive tasks were not only tedious and time-consuming but also prone to human error,...
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