You can't enforce collaboration, but you can build a workplace culture that makes it easier and more rewarding to collaborate. Poor collaboration isn't a people's problem but a cultural issue. It takes more than smart people and a shared business direction to make magic happen.
We recently caught up with Jamie Townsend, Senior Business Development Manager at Formulate. Jamie has worked in tech for over ten years, first in London, with frequent trips to the Middle East, before settling for the country life - living and working in Cheltenham. We also spoke to Jamie about how he works effectively from home and find out what his job entails.
You want full business participation in planning, budgeting, and forecasting, but you struggle to engage other departments in the process. Does this sound familiar? We thought so. Here are five tips to spark company-wide engagement and build confidence in the financial planning process.
Lunch & Learn events are proving to be popular. We've enjoyed meeting you all and talking about the problems we came up against last year and concerns for the year ahead. Spaces fill up quickly each month, below are the newly released May dates, sign up and come and discuss finance with us!
Financial consolidation is one of the most misunderstood topics we get asked about when scoping a planning and reporting solution. Let's understand what is needed; consolidation is used loosely by those outside of accounting. It has a particular meaning for those of us in finance.
It's a busy life being a CFO, not only with work but balancing home life. The role of the CFO is undergoing rapid transformation. To be a strategically oriented CFO, you need to utilise your resources most efficiently to outperform the competition by being agile, dynamic and fast.
CFO's and finance professionals need to keep abreast with the latest technology to meet the modern demands of budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and analytics. Here, we look at Workday Adaptive Planning and explain what it is and how it can help.
Karl has recently joined Formulate after spending seven years in a people leader role at Adaptive/Workday. He's the newest Workday Planning Solution Architect to join our growing team. He knows as much about 80s music as he does Workday Adaptive Planning and has dropped a few 80s song titles for you into his Day In The Life.
Blind Veterans was founded in 1915 to help soldiers blinded during the First World War. Today they offer lifelong support to Armed Forces and National Service veterans – no matter what the cause of their sight loss and regardless of how long they served. They help blind and vision-impaired ex-Service personnel regain their independence and discover life after sight loss. This case study explains the problems they faced and the benefits they've seen since adopting Workday Adaptive Planning.
The results of a recent survey, 'What's Keeping The CFO Up At Night', conducted by The Times and Deloitte, shows the obstacles CFOs are facing in 2021.
The role of the CFO is ever-changing. Beyond a number-cruncher, they are called to be strategists involved with shaping their businesses' future. But with greater involvement comes more responsibilities and more challenges. So what is the modern CFO prioritising, how are they shifting their approach, and what are the new burdens resting on their shoulders?