Why Failure To Act is an Act of Failure

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 15/10/19 15:01

In the real-world the pace has quickened. More happens in a given period than before. When driving, speed up and you look further down the road for signs of trouble. Failure to look far enough ahead, hikes up the risk of the unexpected.

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How Finance Teams Can Achieve Active Planning

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 08/10/19 10:48

The biggest challenge facing organisations today is keeping up, and quickly responding, to change. In a world of constant change, one thing remains constant for finance teams - the need for accurate, agile planning and forecasting.

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CFO's Are You Ready to Become Finance Business Partners?

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 02/10/19 13:43

CFO's are you ready to become finance business partners? No more time spent on month-end budget rounds or quarterly forecasts.  But building business relationships and offering up new insights and directing decision making! Is that how you see your role evolving?

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Let's Talk Finance Brexit Lunch 31st October Central London

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 30/09/19 10:10

Formulate are pleased to announce it's 'Let's Talk Finance' in Central London on Thursday the 31st of October (Brexit Day). With political turmoil, divides and daily revelations it is anyone's guess whether the UK will remain European Union with an extension or a deal can be found.

However, what you can be sure of on the 31st of October is an exclusive lunch table for senior finance professionals to eat, chat (not just about Brexit) and network. - Reserve your seat at the table.

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Planning and Forecasting Beyond Excel Webinar

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 25/09/19 15:43

Excel is a great product - used for the right reasons in the right place it does the job of forecasting and budgeting admirably.

Yet in today's fast-moving markets speed, complexity and data start to complicate the process of planning and forecasting, making good old Excel creak at the seams for some.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Corporate Performace Management (CPM) Software Explained

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 23/09/19 09:49

With over 30 types of business software and even more abbreviations, there is only a handful that finance teams need to understand. In this article, we focus on Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and how it has transformed Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A).

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Formulate Adaptive Insights Platinum Solution Provider

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 18/09/19 11:51

Formulate are an Adaptive Insights Platinum Solution Provider, but what does that really mean? In this article, we take a look at what it takes it achieve the Platinum Solution Provider status and why choosing the right delivery partner will provide payback in dividends.

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How to Become a CFO: 7 key Steps on Your Career Path

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 16/09/19 11:39

So you want to be a CFO?  There's plenty of demand for finance professionals like you to make a difference in the top job, the question is have you the skills to deliver. Take a look at our guide to the modern day skills you'll need to convince any potential employer to hand you the job. 

 

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5 Secrets Successful Disrupters Have In Common

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 10/09/19 11:43

Disrupt or die may sound dramatic, but the competition is fierce. The number of private startup companies and unicorns is rapidly growing. If there isn’t a start-up disruptor in your industry today, there soon will be.

Formulate works with many market disrupters and has found the common secrets behind their success that they share.  Our top 5 factors for disrupter success:

 

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

2019 Gartner Leaders for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 29/08/19 12:05

The  Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Planning  and Analysis Solutions has been released and it shows Adaptive Insights is a leader across the board.  

 

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Tags: Adaptive Insights, Gartner