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February 25, 2020

By John Sanchez, Keynote Speaker, Corporate Trainer and Author

When creating a driver-based model it is important to produce one that is not overly detailed or complex, but one that is accurate and actionable. Avoid...

October 14, 2019

By Lance Rubin, Cashflow Financial Modeler and Finance Innovator

When I first came across the term driver based planning and forecasting I was confused. As an ex-investment banker having joined a Finance team the concept...

August 8, 2019

By Elena Kiristova, CFO Russia and CIS at Groupon

Normally, integrating actuals into the planning cycle is not an easy task. Often financial and operating results are spread across multiple databases and...

December 4, 2018

Dean Sorensen, Founder of IBP Collaborative

Mature driver-based planning models are an essential component of effective rolling forecast processes in complex, global organizations.  They provide the foundation for...

August 14, 2018

By Martin Winkler, Head of Business Development at Apliqo AG / Cubewise CH

The corporate planning process is a controversial subject on which opinions differ widely. But experience has shown that an effectively implemented planning...

July 13, 2018

By Michael Coveney, Analytics Thought Leader and Author

In this article we will look at the different methods an organization can use to set direction. Planning involves many kinds of methods that help managers make decisions.