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

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

5 key steps for CFO's to drive strategic change

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 08/08/19 09:52

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 will need to utilise your resources most efficiently to be able to outperform the competition by being agile, dynamic and fast. 

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Must read books for finance leaders this summer

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 19/07/19 16:14

So it's that time of year again when the holiday season is upon us. The anticipation levels of that much-needed family break is high. After a busy year of deadlines, endless meetings and being pulled in all directions, such as break is well deserved.

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Financial Forecasting -top 5 tips for fast growing companies

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 05/07/19 13:30

Financial forecasting is what drives and impacts your growth is the intelligence which can put you ahead.

Sometimes smaller organisations can believe the big 'corporates' are cutting edge when it comes to planning. The truth is, many are still existing on spreadsheets like most other businesses.

So here are some top tips on how financial forecasting well can get you ahead, make you more agile and save you valuable time with limited resources.

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Do I still need to Budget?

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 19/03/19 17:00

For as long as most of us in Finance can remember, every year each company goes through its annual Budget cycle. Its as regular as clockwork, its ingrained in all of us to do it. But have you ever stopped, taken a step back, and asked why we do it this way?

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Tags: Blog, budget, forecasting