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Mid-size organizations have been conducting their budgeting and forecasting through a readily-available, inexpensive, and easy-to-use application—the spreadsheet. But spreadsheets fail to support complex planning processes, which involve multiple people, require real-time access to data, and demand comprehensive security. Discover how the Adaptive Planning budgeting and planning application can help you meet these needs.

personal budgeting  An Inadequate Solution for Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting Mid-size organizations have been conducting their budgeting and forecasting through a readily-available, inexpensive, and easy-to-use application—the spreadsheet. But spreadsheets fail to support complex planning processes, which involve multiple people, require real-time access to data, and demand comprehensive security. Discover how the Adaptive Planning budgeting and planning application can help you meet these needs. Read More

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CODA's savvy accounting and financial offerings include budgeting, forecasting, scorecards, and tools that use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets collaboratively and securely. However, CODA must defend its narrow specialist and best-of-breed approach against larger-scale integrated enterprise system offerings.

personal budgeting  any analytic framework, bonding personal accountability to the enterprise''s overall performance management. Initial releases of CODA Collaborative Scorecard have complied with commonly used performance management methodologies, such as the European Foundation for Quality Management ( EFQM ) balanced scorecard, Six Sigma , etc. to provide a relatively functional and flexible method of managing and aligning enterprise, group, business unit, and personal objectives. However, one should note that, although Read More

Limiting Social Networking's Abuse of Mobile Bills


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The Demo Crime Files!


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personal budgeting  Their company, industry, or personal speak may contain jargon, but at least it''s their jargon. Using their lingo, especially early in the demo, will help you connect with your prospect. Using your jargon will alienate them. I challenge you to figure out how often you desensitize your audience by using technobabble. Here''s a suggestion: Videotape yourself in a demonstration and spend time documenting all the jargon, acronyms, words, and phrases. For each one, come up with a term that''s easier for Read More

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personal budgeting  and services in their personal lives on a monthly subscription basis ( Netflix is a good example of this) with the benefits of a short-term commitment and without the need to spend a lot of money upfront. To that end, Sage decided to offer its products through a payment method that its customers are already familiar with: as a recurring service based on subscription. Sage’s business management software is now available as a subscription license, meaning no huge investment up-front, which makes it Read More

Planning and Budgeting: Improving Effectiveness through Best Practices and Technology


Planning and budgeting are critical components of any company’s performance management initiative, as they are a means of translating strategy into a coherent set of initiatives and provide a basis for objective assessment and alignment. But how well are companies achieving this? Read this benchmark research that examined the process, technology, and other components that reveal how effective planning and budgeting are.

personal budgeting  and Budgeting: Improving Effectiveness through Best Practices and Technology Planning and budgeting are critical components of any company’s performance management initiative, as they are a means of translating strategy into a coherent set of initiatives and provide a basis for objective assessment and alignment. But how well are companies achieving this? Read this benchmark research that examined the process, technology, and other components that reveal how effective planning and budgeting are. Read More

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personal budgeting  Budgeting Secret Healthcare Managers Can''t Afford to Miss As Financial Manager for a growing provider of home healthcare services, Joanne has been asked by her CEO to be prepared for budget cutbacks. After speaking with managers in other departments and piecing together what the issues in HR management are in the company, Joanne realizes that the her company needs to upgrade its HR/payroll system in order to be able to manage the necessary cuts and steer the company in the right direction. Find out Read More

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personal budgeting  Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile. Read More

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