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March 26, 2020

By Efe Can Tugbay, Business Analyst at SuzoHapp Netherlands


This article summarises the research conducted in Turkey’s top 500 industrial companies. The aim of the research was to test the criticisms towards...

March 25, 2020

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

One of the characteristics people use to describe me is well-read which is appropriate because I enjoy reading material that covers a variety of fields.  One...

March 4, 2020

By Alan Dybvig, Managing Partner at Dybvig Consulting

Alan Dybvig

Alan Dybvig is the managing partner of Dybvig Consulting. His intellectual property was implemented to create the operational budget (OB). His business experience includes 32+ years with IBM as a director and senior manager, primarily in supply chain and sales/marketing assignments, and then four years with a Warburg Pincus-financed supply chain startup where the idea for the OB germinated. He has had five articles published in the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, two articles in the Institute of Management Accountants’ Strategic Finance and one each in the Institute for Business Forecasting's blog and INFORMS’ magazine, "OR/MS Today".

Alan Dybvig's LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-dybvig-0a374ois/

In this article, we will look at how driver-based advanced analytics has overcome the problems with the current budgeting process. This is the first article...

February 20, 2020

By Karl Kern, Accountant / Lecturer / Writer

A budget expresses thoughts with numbers. Numbers can be financial like income and cash flow or non-financial like time and volume. Expressing thoughts with...

February 18, 2020

By Carl Seidman, Principal, Seidman Global LLC

A core aspect of financial planning & analysis (FP&A) is forecasting and budgeting. In this article, exposed are some of the more common myths so frequently accepted as...

February 10, 2020

By John Stretch,  MD at Stretch Business Training

One day in November, a worried operations manager for a transport company was preparing for a meeting with the group’s financial director. He’d been ordered...