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Forecasting Cash Flow During Uncertain Times

In an economy crisis where interest rates and stock indexes move up and down and news about company layoffs are part of daily news headlines, financial clarity does not seem like a bad idea. A cash flow forecast is a plan that shows how much money a business expects to receive in, and pay out, […]

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Top 2 Must-Have CPM Tools for Companies During Coronavirus

As we all try to adjust to our new reality of economic uncertainty and social distancing, it seems as if our expectations for the future are changing daily. It is difficult to tell what next week will be like for businesses across the world, much less what next month will look like. However, with a […]

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How to Forecast Your Company Budget During Unexpected Events

If your company is suddenly impacted by something like the COVID-19, a product launch delay or an unexpected acquisition, your company budget may no longer be useful.   Replace the Budget with a Forecast Sometimes unexpected events happen, and it is clear that the business’ actual performance is moving so far above or below the […]

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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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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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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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How Power BI and Microsoft Dynamics GP Can Help You Predict the Future

Power BI easily gives you the ability to analyze and visualize your data from Microsoft Dynamics GP by simply opening an app. This cloud-based service is available anywhere you have a smart device and provides charts, graphs, and projections of your company’s future financial standings. Thanks to Power BI, you’ll have an upper hand on […]

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A Bigger Showcase for Dynamics Customers

We love showing Microsoft Dynamics customers how deFacto Planning can improve their decision-making and help grow business. The recent Dynamics Innovation Expo, the first ever vendor-centric Microsoft Dynamics virtual conference, gave us the opportunity to engage with the Dynamics community like never before. More than 2,500 Dynamics ERP users from 105 countries around the world […]

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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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How Business Intelligence for Microsoft Dynamics GP Benefits Each Department

This article will discuss the benefits of Business Intelligence (BI) for the HR, IT, marketing, and sales departments using Dynamics GP. BI solutions can help you meet department-specific goals in an efficient way. I will cover general departments that you would typically find in a company. Sales A budgeting and forecasting tool benefits the sales […]

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