• Sales planning is critical to businesses, but in order to achieve optimal efficiency, businesses need to take a new approach.

    Effective sales planning should entail a combination of data analysis, discipline, and operational engagement. To achieve optimal sales planning, businesses need to be implementing financial and sales planning software strategies that can be integrated together to work toward a common goal. Here are some tips to help you streamline sales planning, while improving accuracy as well.

    1. Integrate sales, finance, and operations. To achieve optimal accuracy in sales

    Posted by on July 7, 2016
  • Meeting the Needs of Operations Analysts

    Business modeling is considered an essential element of the planning process within EPM. Modeling sheds light on the causes, not just the effects, of changes in variables that impact business performance.

    It facilitates “what if” discussions and enables decision makers to identify and capitalize on opportunities for profitable growth while minimizing risk.

    When it comes to modeling outside of Finance, CFOs have lost control. Operational business models typically aren’t aligned with the financial plans and forecasts. Modeling is happening in departments

    Posted by on April 14, 2015
    Topics: EPM