Natick, MA – June 5, 2014 –Centage™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro™) for small and medium sized businesses, today announced it will be a gold sponsor at the13th Annual Beyond Budgeting Conference at the Summit Executive Center on June 18-19th in Chicago, IL. In particular, Centage will sponsor speaker Greg Crabtree’s session, “Straight Talk on Running Your Business.” In this session Greg explains how even the most harried business executive can learn how to use financial metrics to make better decisions and improve their bottom line. Attendees will learn how to lead their business to increased profitability by following the numbers. Other sessions at the conference will feature in-depth implementation cases from American Century Investments, BayCare Health Systems, and SpareBank One.
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On Thursday, June 19th, Greg Crabtree, speaker, author, entrepreneur and financial expert, will present the core principles of how to turn a business into a wealth building engine based on his book, “Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits.” In this session, Greg will focus on how labor productivity can provide the key to helping understand what is happening to your business and why. Using simple numbers and visual charts to help explore relationships, Greg will help find ways attendees can examine their own team, department, or entire company.
In this session, attendees will:
- Explore how emerging businesses must grow past a black hole that can often trap you in a low profit position that stifles growth.
- Examine ways to stay nimble and live within your business model.
- See why cash is a lagging indicator and the dangers that can create.
- Focus on how you can use simple numbers to quickly understand and communicate key actions to take.
“We are thrilled to sponsor the Annual Beyond Budgeting Conference for the second consecutive year and value the content presented by industry thought leaders like Greg Crabtree and Steve Player as we continue to develop the Budget Maestro suite of products,” said Barry Clapp, President, Centage Corporation. “Like any large organization, small and mid-size companies grapple with how to gain meaningful insight from their financial data. A driver-based tool, Budget Maestro arms financial leaders with the budgeting and forecasting metrics and insight needed to make better decisions and improve their bottom line. The combination of innovative technology solutions like Budget Maestro, and core principles outlined by Greg in this session, will help attendees more efficiently and successfully manage the financial health of their organizations.”
Greg Crabtree has used his entrepreneurial skills to develop Crabtree, Rowe & Berger, PC, a CPA firm focused solely on the needs of entrepreneurs, helping them build the economic engine of their businesses. He has pioneered a revolutionary metric for driving business profitability: measuring labor efficiency and developing simple benchmarks for company, team and individual performance. In 2011, Crabtree published his first book “Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits,” and is currently working on his second book, “Simple Numbers 2.0.”