Archive for April, 2014

Proactive Budgeting to Drive Planning – April 2014

This topic involves budgeting. As finance professionals become more involved in strategic duties, one area where they can be very helpful is budgeting and the use of forecasts (see our February 2014 piece on budgeting).  The increasing speed and complexity of business has reduced the typical process of annual budgets, quarterly forecasting, and monthly reporting to […]


Integrating Finance to Facilitate Strategy – April 2014

This topic involves strategy. For a long time, finance teams have focused on historical data.  This data typically entailed the firm’s financial performance over time with comparisons to historic and forecasted information.  However, as companies and markets have become more information-savvy and information moves much faster, finance skills have become more important in guiding the firm […]