Workday Adaptive Planning has been classed as a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for cloud financial planning and analysis solutions for the fourth year running.
The Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions has been released and it shows Workday Adaptive Planning is a leader across the board.
The need for accurate, agile planning and forecasting has never been so important. Here, Steve Hambling, Global Adaptive Leader at Formulate, shares his expertise on the benefits of active planning and how businesses can use it to stay ahead of the game.
Given that change is going to happen, is it enough to rely on Excel as the primary tool for your planning and budgeting? How does Excel deliver as a forecasting tool compared to solutions designed for the job?
For many CFO's digital transformation is a top priority, however, it can become overwhelming knowing where to start. Formulate have provided an immediate, actionable plan to help you get underway.
Managing any uncertainty requires the ability to build flexible plans. There is a need for Finance leaders to be pro-active, and ready to manage the impact of change successfully.
So given that change is going to happen, is it enough to rely on Excel as the primary tool for planning and budgeting in 2020?
Time on your hands? It is a fact that few of us have time on our hands these days. In the finance function this is truer than most.
However your road map, can be mown down by the Juggernaut of business demands which hit your best laid plans, by tying up your team, time and energy. So here are a few arguments for putting finance improvement first which the business will want to listen to.
Planning is becoming a core need for business today. And there is a lot of software out there to help in the process. If you are looking at improving the way the business forecasts and planning improvement is on your radar, then here are some tips on how to assess and what to look for as part of your planning weaponry.