The Centage team understands the key financial and managerial challenges in your business and we are committed to helping you meet them. Included on this page are links to white papers, eBooks, and articles on budgeting and planning topics relevant to your business.
Transitioning from Spreadsheets to Specialized Budgeting and Forecasting Software – A Practical Guide
The scenario is familiar to many FP&A professionals; “I was trying to apply sophisticated best practices using spreadsheets. The plan became unwieldy and my team was forced to spend an inordinate amount of time manually reconciling data from multiple sources.” In this eBook we detail the benefits delivered by a new generation of applications. We also propose a practical road map to a budgeting and planning solution that enables more collaboration, control, accuracy and compliance.
Risk and Reward: Using Spreadsheets for Budgeting and Forecasting
Most businesses use spreadsheets for budgeting and forecasting. While it does provide a valuable service to finance executives for one-off spreadsheet creation, the creation of balance sheets, forecasts and profit and loss statements that flow from an organization’s general ledger must be immediate and 100% accurate. This eBook discusses the issues with spreadsheet-centric budgeting and the business advantages of application software built and optimized for budget and forecast creation, management and long-term financial planning.
- How Excel falls short
- Real-Life examples
- Benefits of Forecast and Budgeting software
- Checklist for moving to Forecast and Budgeting software