THE POWER OF ZERO-BASED PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC
The coronavirus pandemic has created a period of extreme economic uncertainty. The truth is no one knows what economic conditions will be one month from today, let alone 6 to…Read more »
WORKING FROM HOME IS TABLE STAKES!
Working from home is no longer reserved for the select few! It’s here to stay across the global enterprise and is the new normal for the entire workforce and customer base. CEO’s and CIO’s…Read more »
DEALING WITH THE BAY AREA WAGE FRENZY
Recent reports on tracking compensation – published by PayScale and Glassdoor* – show swelling salaries for professionals in technology roles. As companies now increase the use of computing power for…Read more »
A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN – FP&A AND RPA
The mission of the Financial Planning and Analysis function (FP&A) is providing insight into a company’s future financial performance. One of the keys to success for FP&A is building strong,…Read more »
I ALREADY HAVE AN ACCOUNTING TEAM. WHY DO I NEED FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS (FP&A)?
One of the top priorities of a growing company is to build a finance team that can scale with its business. Given the critical importance of accurately recording and reporting…Read more »
IS THE ANNUAL BUDGET A COLOSSAL WASTE OF TIME?
In today’s world, it’s rare to find a topic that generates agreement across a broad cross-section of people, but it’s a reasonably safe bet that most finance and non-finance people…Read more »
TELLING A COMPELLING FINANCIAL STORY
Financial presentations are common to every business. Whether the audience is the board, investors, lenders or bankers, the ability to tell a credible and compelling financial story is critically important….Read more »
STANDING AT THE CROSSROADS: HAS YOUR BUDGETING/PLANNING PROCESS OUTGROWN EXCEL?
It’s a safe bet that most businesses start out using Microsoft Excel to prepare budgets and forecasts. Most likely they continue to do so as their business grows. And why…Read more »