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July 25, 2018

By Michael Coveney, Analytics Thought Leader and Author

A few days ago I was looking through some blogs on LinkedIn when I came across a comment that suggested the purpose of budgeting was to set stretch targets. A number of people...

May 11, 2018

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends group

In a rapidly changing business environment, the traditional, out-dated budgeting mentality is being challenged more and more. While the process of moving away from a...

April 30, 2018

By Hans Levenbach, PhD, CPDF author of Change & Chance Embraced

For organizations with annual expense budgets, it is important to have procedures for monitoring expenditures and budget items throughout the year. This article visually...

February 8, 2018

As the year slowly draws to a close, CFOs also start their annual haggling over costly budget items. Various challenges force companies to dismantle old, cost-inefficient...

September 21, 2017

It’s difficult to think of a business process that is more unpopular than budgeting. In nearly two decades of writing and talking on the subject, I have yet...

September 19, 2017

Why, when everyone hates it, do we still have traditional budgeting? My tentative answer to this would be that most people were not aware of the alternatives.