Posts by Meredith Hobik

6 forecasting best practices from BetterVu

Now that we are entering the second quarter of the year, many finance teams are getting down to their first systematic reforecast, while more agile organizations that adopt a monthly rolling forecast may have already completed two or more. In our fast-moving business world, generating more frequent forecasts can bring obvious benefits. But according to… read more →

Learn how you can lead change in your finance department at Hub17

Finance drives the business. However, many financial departments are unable to keep up with the required pace of change. Speed, precision, and alignment are required to drive effective financial planning. By optimizing plans, companies are able to solve complex planning and modeling problems, forecast accurately, reduce planning time cycle, and propel future growth—ultimately, connected financial… read more →

Highlights from Deloitte’s thought leadership sessions at the AFP Annual Conference

Thousands of finance and treasury professionals flocked to AFP’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, this year to hear experts discuss a wide range of topics, including how to more efficiently expedite the planning process, build better FP&A analytics, and achieve truly integrated business planning. In one of the conference sessions, “How to Measure What Matters,”… read more →

Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Conference

Anaplan at AFP: Learn how to expedite your planning cycles

How have you broken boundaries recently? This year’s Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Conference is focused on breaking boundaries—and Anaplan has broken a boundary lately. We are proud to announce we were recently named a leader in the Forrester Wave™ Enterprise Performance Management, Q4 2016, and we are excited to showcase the strides we have… read more →

Remove the risk of missing top-line growth with better revenue planning

Revenue planning is business critical – investors and analysts expect you to deliver sustainable growth without surprises (and will reward you handsomely with increases in your stock price). That’s because surprises of any kind—good or bad—imply that the business does not have a firm grasp of its market and that its revenue forecasting processes leave… read more →