Metric of the Month: Number of Budget Versions
Use these three strategies for a faster, stronger, and more realistic budget.
Growth of Federal Debt Slows, but ‘Unprecedented Levels’ Ahead
The nation’s federal debt is projected to swell over the next 30 years if current laws remain unchanged, CBO says.
Four Ways Forecasting Goes Wrong
Only 1% of organizations achieve 90% forecasting accuracy 30 days out. Here's why.
Cost Management: The Least Glamorous, Most Important Task
There are four key attributes to an effective cost management process.
IT Operational Budgets Barely Increasing
Slowing corporate revenues mean increases of only about 2% in company IT budgets, according to the latest Computer Economics survey.
T&E Expense Management Made Easy
Six articles on travel and entertainment expense management, how T&E impacts your bottom line, and why you need automation.
U.S. Budget Deficit at Lowest Level Since 2009
The fiscal 2015 shortfall represents only 2.5% of the economy, reflecting increased collection of taxes and higher corporate profits.
Financial Planning and Budgeting: The Finance Executive’s Guide
Is your forecast holding you back? Five of our most popular articles on core finance concerns.
G&A Cost Management, Reimagined
The nature of overhead costs has changed markedly in recent years, demanding a rethinking of how they're understood and managed.
Why Big Projects Go Bad
Two key mistakes: getting time and cost estimates from project advocates, and evaluating big projects like small ones.
Eleven Contingency-Planning Tips
CFOs should note that plans must be tied to budget and performance goals, and that fast action means better results.