Demystifying Information Technology

It is no longer news that information technology (IT) costs are eating up an ever-increasing share of organizational budgets. And with good reason! Internal IT services are more...

/ 04/13/2016

10 essential elements to choose your software

When you need to improve or optimize your management solutions – specifically, your budgeting, costing, or financial dashboard processes – there are several factors to keep in mind....

/ 12/01/2015

Improve your IT financial management

A good IT costing system is a valuable tool for effective budgeting and IT costs optimization. Although funds allocated to IT often represent a significant portion of an...

/ 01/29/2015

The CAM-I Performance Management Framework

A holistic approach to improving business performance. The demand today for improved performance and accountability has led to an increase in expectations around the term performance management leading...

/ 09/26/2014

Financial Dashboards: Have they fulfilled their promise?

Now that new corporate performance management practices are being taught at business schools around the world, various types of financial and operational dashboards, using different methods (technological or...

/ 09/18/2014

To what extent are you attached to your costing method?

During a recent costing consultation for a company, I came to a number of realizations. Among them, the astounding number of Excel files involved, the need to review...

/ 05/18/2014

Driver-based budgeting and planning (DBBP)

Are you constantly revising your budget forecasting? Are you having issues decoding your crystal ball? Did you think about adopting an approach where simple performance indicators could do...

/ 02/09/2014

Does your dashboard provide an accurate picture of the situation?

How many times have you been told that your costs are accurate and precise? Several years ago, I was asked to give conferences on BI. Because of my...

/ 04/16/2013

Costing systems: from outdated to functional and reliable

Is your costing system outdated? Does it adhere to best practices? What signs are there to indicate that your costing system is generating results that are approximate at...

/ 01/11/2013