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Teamwork Is The Key To Effective Business Planning

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 27/04/21 14:10

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.

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A Day In The Life Of Jamie Townsend

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 27/04/21 11:42

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.

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Tags: Blog

How To Increase Engagement With The Finance Team

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 27/04/21 10:07

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.

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Lunch & Learn - New Dates Announced

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 26/04/21 16:35

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!

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Tags: workday adaptive planning, Financial Planning, Lunch & Learn

Do you need a financial consolidation tool?

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 21/04/21 15:56

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.

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Tags: Consolidation

5 steps for CFO's to drive strategic change

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 14/04/21 13:44

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.

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting

What is Workday Adaptive Planning?

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 30/03/21 15:03

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.

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Tags: Blog, Adaptive Insights

A Day In The Life Of Karl Martin

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 25/03/21 15:22

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.

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Tags: Blog

Blind Veterans see time-savings of 50% on budgeting & consolidating

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 24/03/21 15:38

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. 

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Tags: charity, workday adaptive planning

What's Keeping The CFO Up At Night?

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 16/03/21 15:53

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?

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Tags: Blog, Reporting, cfo