Top Tips for Assessing New Financial Planning Software

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 05/08/20 14:30

Planning is becoming a core need for business today. And there is a lot of software out there to help in the process. If you are looking at improving the way the business forecasts and planning improvement is on your radar, then here are some tips on how to assess and what to look for as part of your planning weaponry. 

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Tags: Blog, Reporting, Growth

Financial Planning For Project-Based Businesses Webinar

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 24/07/20 11:30

Managing multiple projects is complex, making financial performance modelling difficult. Discover how to transform your modelling performance in our 'Planning For Project-Based Businesses' on-demand webinar.

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Tags: Reporting, Growth, Adaptive Insights, cfo

Why Data Integration is Essential for Business

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 26/05/20 13:16

Integration of data is an on-going headache for finance. Creating accurate, up-to-date forecasts and plans requires today’s finance teams to extract data from many sources. The power this provides finance teams is immense, but so is the integration challenge.

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Must Read Books For Finance Leaders This Spring

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 09/04/20 12:46

Modern finance leaders have a thirst for knowledge and self-development. Formulate have listed the top books that CFO's and finance leaders are reading this spring, including ratings and where to purchase online. We have also included some of the top eBooks that can be accessed for free.

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

Financial Insights - The key To Successful Decision Making

Posted by Formulate - A Kainos company on 18/11/19 18:05

In a daily changing business landscape, strategies of yesteryear are now longer able to keep up with the constantly changing business ecosystem of today. Having confidence in past successes to shape the future is likely to take you along the wrong path. The path of the future is no longer linear as it is full of twists, turns and dead ends. So how do we ensure we are on the right path?

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Tags: Reporting, Adaptive Insights, forecasting, cfo

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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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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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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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