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May 8, 2018

By Rob Trippe, MBA, Financial Modelling Veteran

Inside this article are the bread and butter ratios of statement analysis. Some gauge effective use of assets. Some report the financial condition of the company. It is with...

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May 7, 2018

By Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President Performance Management Development at Statoil

Many will still argue that target setting works. “What gets measured gets done”. Yes, targets do work. That is actually the problem. Managers hitting their target is, however,...

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April 30, 2018

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

Hans Levenbach, PhD is Executive Director, CPDF Training and CertificationProfessional Development Programs. He conducts hands-on Workshops on Demand Forecasting for multi-national supply chain companies worldwide. He is group manager of the LinkedIn groups (1) Demand Forecaster Training and Certification, Blended Learning, Predictive Visualization, and (2) New Product Forecasting and Innovation Planning, Cognitive Modeling, Predictive Visualization.

He invites you to join if you have interest in sharing conversations on these topics.

LinkedIn profile: Hans Levenbach

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

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April 23, 2018

By Stéphane Bonutto, CFO at Oerlikon Balzers

Considering forecasting as an exercise to assess future financial performance as accurately as possible through a bottom-up approach based on actual facts, it appears necessary...

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April 18, 2018

By Elena Kiristova, CFO Russia and CIS at Groupon

Many businesses have yet to discover the full benefits of evolving their planning process to include complete and accurate rolling forecasts. With so many external factors that...

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March 9, 2018

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

Hans Levenbach, PhD is Executive Director, CPDF Training and CertificationProfessional Development Programs. He conducts hands-on Workshops on Demand Forecasting for multi-national supply chain companies worldwide. He is group manager of the LinkedIn groups (1) Demand Forecaster Training and Certification, Blended Learning, Predictive Visualization, and (2) New Product Forecasting and Innovation Planning, Cognitive Modeling, Predictive Visualization.

He invites you to join if you have interest in sharing conversations on these topics.

LinkedIn profile: Hans Levenbach

As most forecasting methods require data, a forecaster analyzes the availability of data from both external and internal sources. The availability of external data is improving...

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