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Posts Tagged ‘Budgeting’

Benefits of Using a Budgeting Solution vs. Microsoft Excel

Are you still using Excel for budgeting?  Don’t worry, you’re not alone – but you may be missing out.  There are lots of advantages to implementing a real budgeting tool and several great solutions to choose from depending on your needs.  As a Microsoft Gold ERP partner, we’re publishing this post to help you understand […]

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Top Benefits of Budgeting with Budget Templates

Budgeting is a topic that isn’t very popular in many companies, and it can be a time-consuming project for many employees.  A tip is to not make complicated templates as the goal is an estimate for the coming year.  If employees can’t have small variances, then they will make choices that only impact their results […]

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Data Warehouse Benefits

Having a direct view of your company’s performance enables strategic decisions.  Having access to a clear view of your company’s performance to start with can be an immense struggle for many companies.  As the grand picture of a company’s performance includes various data types, accurately gathering and uploading data into a single location can be […]

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How to Maximize Your Workflow

Automating assignments translates into a feature known as “workflows.”  Workflows unite the work of separate departments or users into one universal process. We will cover all topics about how workflows can save time in your budgeting process, specifically when it comes to common ones such as month-end close reports. Assignment workflows mold the foundation of […]

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Look Out Surf City USA, Here We Come – Focus 2018!

If you have not already registered for Focus 2018 on August 27 – 30, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, then what are you waiting for? Focus brings together BI360 experts, partners and users worldwide to capture those last moments of summer in one of the top California beach towns around. Many come just […]

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Advanced Budgeting, Reporting and Consolidates Empowering Dynamics 365 Business Central

This article discusses the arrival of Dynamics 365 Business Central and how one can achieve modern budgeting and reporting. With Microsoft’s latest release of Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC), the company’s highly anticipated cloud ERP for small to mid-sized businesses, organizational leaders evaluating the solution will zoom in on budgeting, reporting and business intelligence […]

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Find New Life for Your Dead-End BPC System with deFacto Planning

Although migrating from a dead-end product can be disruptive, it also represents an opportunity to upgrade and improve a business process. This is the case with SAP’s BPC 7.x MS, for which maintenance and product refreshes are ending. For SAP customers looking for an alternative to their Microsoft-based BPC systems that are in limbo, an […]

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Take the Pain out of Budgeting while Using Excel

by Mary Schmidt The budgeting process can be complex and, to accomplish what you need, there are several sophisticated budgeting solutions available on the market. A major consideration that is overlooked when assessing these various solutions is the amount of training an end user will ultimately need. This is important to consider when you have […]

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Is Forecasting More Important Than Budgeting?

This article focuses on the importance of forecasting.   I’ve written about Forecasting versus Budgeting before, but in the face of the trend of forecasting becoming more impactful and desirable, I wanted to focus on it in the task of planning.  Is it true that forecasting is the most important process for corporate performance management […]

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First Time at Reporting Implementation? Tips and Tricks!

In this article, we’ll explore the details of preparing for a financial reporting implementation that is a success. In today’s business world, financial reporting is unavoidable.  Whether you’re working with a homegrown Excel reporting process, a legacy software applications, a third party vendor product, or a native accounting tool reporting feature, every company is relying […]

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