The Smart Choice: Why Collaborative Business Platforms are the Future of Planning and Decision-Making
Collaborative business planning platforms are rapidly becoming the future of planning and decision-making for businesses of all sizes. They offer a range of benefits that traditional, disconnected planning and decision-making methods cannot match.
March 2023 Newsletter
Spring is almost here and so is spring cleaning. If that includes your planning and analysis spreadsheets, here are some resources to help you on your journey. The first step does not have to be a company-wide platform initiative.
When Business Planning Moves Beyond Spreadsheets
Join Finicast CEO Daniel Reif as he provides a personal look into his shift from spreadsheets to a modern planning platform.
Finicast Integrations for Collaborative Planning
Sync data from all your business applications for collaborative planning.
Spreadsheets Are Out; Collaborative Planning Is In
Today’s new business reality requires many more individuals within an organization to analyze, plan, and make data-driven decisions collaboratively.
Security and Privacy by Design
In the face of evolving cyber threats, information security is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Customers and clients want to be assured that there are systems in place to safeguard their sensitive data. At Finicast, we have committed ourselves to the highest standards of security to deliver trust and assurance to customers.
It's Time To Move On From Traditional Spreadsheets
Businesses of all sizes devote countless hours to creating detailed business plans, forecasts, and reports to guide strategic decision-making and performance management processes, so using efficient planning software is vital.
3 Steps To Maximize Your ROI From Planning Technology in FP&A
Check out these 3 steps to maximize your ROI from planning technology in FP&A.
Spreadsheet Humor? There Is Such A Thing.
Although we may not associate spreadsheets, financial models, and business planning with humor, Scott Adams has proven that even here we can afford to laugh at ourselves.
Next Gen Forecasting: Bridging the Gap Between Actuals and Forecasts Webinar
Join Finicast and LevelUp to hear about the latest in streamlining your Forecasting Analysis by going beyond traditional spreadsheets.
My Excel Can't Do That
Over 700 million users cannot be wrong. But, that doesn’t make Excel the best solution for every situation.
McKinsey: 4 Keys To Effective FP&A and How To Build A More Efficient System
McKinsey & Company recently published an article outlining the best practices for building the most efficient and effective financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team possible, and Finicast can help you get there.
Watch: How To Manage Confidential Data With Spreadsheets
Finicast co-founder, Marco Santiago, was joined by Schellman security engineer Rebekah Skeete for a webinar to talk about managing the exposure of confidential data when collaborating with spreadsheets, and the best way to protect information.
Real World Data Doesn’t Fit in a 2D Relational Model
We’ve all been users of Excel, after all, it’s been the dominate spreadsheet program for most of our careers. It’s deceptively simple to design and operate; it stores, manipulates, and calculates data in a simple two-dimensional relational format of rows and columns, and can be easily organized, distributed, and shared.
Basic Tiered Commission Model Using Finicast
Commissions is a critical tool to align your sales team’s compensation to your company’s sales goals. The more they sale, the more they earn, which in turns drives higher revenue to the company. However, to really super charge the win-win alignment, the best tool is a tiered commission structure (also known as a multiplier commission structure, or accelerators).
Commission Plan Types
Competitive and effective sales commission and compensation plans are key to attracting and retaining top talent.