Plan with Confidence Webinar

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 14/11/19 14:55

In a fast-moving business landscape, you can't afford to stay still. Is your financial planning keeping pace?
Discover a different way to plan that delivers continuous rolling forecasts, company-wide collaboration, flexibility and pro-activity, and confidence in the numbers.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, cfo

How To Make Reporting Your Secret Weapon For Change Webinar

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 29/10/19 09:45

Are your reports taking too long to produce? Do you lack confidence in the numbers? Want easier and faster access to the numbers? Watch our webinar and discover how to transform your financial reporting.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, cfo

Why Do Large Once-Successful Companies Fail?

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 22/10/19 11:38

Why do large, once-successful companies fail? The reasons are numerous, but the world and its problems are more complex than ever. In this article, we examine three keys factors which are Leadership, Financial and Differentiation.

Numerous large, once-successful companies have failed recently. Some have gone bankrupt; others have been substantially reduced in size and fallen from an industry leadership position.

Recent examples include Thomas Cook, Jamie's Italian and Carillion, what caused their downfall, and what lessons have we learnt?

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

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

A guide to cloud business planning software

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 25/02/19 13:01

what are cloud business planning solutions? 

You may know that your forecasting solution is falling short but what are the options when it comes to improving your planning processes? Here is a brief guide to what financial planning solutions can do and which pain points they can solve.  

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Tags: Blog, Growth, Adaptive Insights

Growth needs a good planning solution

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 24/01/19 15:25

Plan to growth

Why wait to plan better? Learn from the experts and invest in business planning tools which will support and grow with the business. Read the story of Karen Bach, who built a planning solution for KRM22 a fast growth company with big ambitions. 

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Tags: Blog, Growth

Do your Financial Forecasts keep pace with your growth?

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 13/11/18 13:45

The alternative funding supplier, Greensill Capital, secured the largest UK investment last quarter, to achieve the status of Unicorn, following an investment of $250 million from General Atlantic. They knew to be able to forecast to the level of detail and accuracy, they needed something better than Excel, read how they and others turned to cloud planning to support their growth. 

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Tags: Blog, Growth

how to master analysis for better decision making

Posted by Stephen Hambling on 08/11/18 12:07

Finance is firmly in the driving seat when it comes to informing and making decisions. When a company is growing fast, it needs good solid information with intelligent insight to inform company decisions. Gone are the days when the whim of a CEO, or board bias drives direction and strategy. So lets look at what makes a great analysis team and how to get there. 

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Forecasting solutions behind the making of a Unicorn

Posted by Charlotte Taylor on 18/07/18 12:23

The alternative funding supplier,  Greensill Capital, were announced this week as the latest company to achieve the status of Unicorn, that is, a privately owned startup company with a valuation of $1 billion, following an investment of $250 million from General Atlantic.

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Tags: Blog, Reporting, Growth