The Importance of Data Security and Compliance in the Modern World of SaaS

Last month we announced our successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 audit, earning the company SOC 2 Type 2 certification – a certification developed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) that evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of a service organization’s data security controls relevant to the […]

A Modern Approach to Software Development – Agile Demystified

What is agile software development?  Agile software development is fundamentally an admission that more traditional approaches to software development are often ineffective for stakeholders as well as the product development teams on which the stakeholders depend. Agile approaches to software development incorporate many of the pragmatic aspects of software engineering that these legacy approaches have […]

Planning Maestro: Helping More Businesses Plan Intelligently in Today’s Dynamic World

Last week we shared some exciting news: the availability of three new editions of Planning Maestro, our powerful, easy to use, and quick to implement software for Finance teams. The new editions bring Intelligent Planning to a wide range of businesses and even more Finance professionals than ever before, providing sophisticated, year-round planning that is […]

How to Use Your Budgeting Tool for What-If Analysis and Make Faster, Better Decisions

The budgeting process for most companies occurs over several months. You prepare the budget model by adapting last year’s Excel spreadsheets, plan and distribute them to each department head, and answer their questions about how to use it. Then, once they’re done, you consolidate all of those spreadsheets together to create your overall budget. This […]

Workforce Planning: A Critical Component of Your Operational Plan

Workforce planning is important to meeting your organization’s strategic vision, but it’s something that many consider a kind of fortune telling. In reality, it’s more science than art, and should be a critical component of management’s operational planning – especially during uncertain times. How to be Successful with Workforce Planning Strategic workforce planning doesn’t require […]

Proactive vs. Reactive: The Element of Success in Uncertain Times

With the recent pandemic and the actions taken by countries across the world to protect their citizens, the amount of uncertainty we face in our lives today has increased by several magnitudes in just a few short weeks. A flexible approach to financial planning and budgeting can help. Some businesses are being required to shutter […]

Workforce Planning in a Manufacturing Enterprise

How paying attention to workforce planning can positively impact the future financial health of the company Those who analyze personnel expenses quickly realize how big a portion of total company expenses this can be.  This is even more so in manufacturing companies where total cost of employment can reach 50% or more of total sales […]