Budgeting & Forecasting | Evan Webster

Evan is a creative storyteller with a passion for innovative technology. As an Area Sales Manager with Vena (and formerly a Content Marketing Specialist), Evan is always experimenting with new ways to inspire finance professionals so he can help them thrive in their roles as strategic, forward-thinking business partners.

Why the Evolution of Financial Forecasting is Picking Up Speed

August 3, 2021 |

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Why CFOs Need To Bring Planning, Strategy and Budgeting Together

It’s not just a matter of choosing the right technology. Financial leaders also need to think about aligning resources with corporate objectives.  Which comes first: the budgeting software or the budget plan? This may seem like a fairly obvious chicken-and......

August 3, 2021 |

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Budgeting & Forecasting the Top Priority for 76% of BPM Software Users, Survey Finds

As the modern finance function continues to evolve, teams are relying on BPM solutions for better budgeting, forecasting and reporting. A new survey reveals that finance teams are most interested in budgeting and forecasting functions from their business p......

August 3, 2021 |

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How Vena 365 Connect Makes Budgeting Easier for Managers and Cross-Functional Contributors

When you’re building out or updating your company’s annual budget, getting feedback from cross-functional stakeholders is a crucial part of the process. Regardless of whether your finance team uses a top-down or bottom-up approach, non-finance contributors......

June 21, 2021 |

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How To Optimize OpEx Budgeting for a Hybrid or Fully-Remote Work Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the business world forever, with one of the drastic and more obvious after-effects being the shift toward remote work. According to this report from Global Workplace Analytics, 82% of employees in the U.S. want to continue......

May 25, 2021 |

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The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting and Forecasting

Better Budgeting and Forecasting With Vena Discover how Vena’s budgeting and forecasting software can take your planning cycle to the next level. All businesses engage in budgeting and forecasting activities to some degree—and if you’re an executive, finan......

December 9, 2020 |

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Why You Need To Try the Vena Preview Today

Between year-end reconciliations and solidifying next year’s budget, you’ve probably got a lot on your plate right now. Those tasks can be tedious and time-consuming, especially if you’re relying on offline spreadsheets to get the job done.   Ever wondered......

November 26, 2020 |

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Report: 55% of Businesses Operate With a 12-Month Rolling Bottom-Up Forecast and Budget Process

Deciding which budgeting process is right for your company entails understanding how your business works and ensuring your budgeting method is a natural extension of it. Typically, most budgets fall under either a top-down or bottom-up category. But as rec......

November 6, 2020 |

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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Budgeting | Vena Solutions

When it comes to budgeting, where does your organization stand? Do you start at the top or build it from the bottom up?   While there are plenty of ways to go about your corporate budget, most fall under two categories: Taking either a top-down or a bottom......

October 20, 2020 |

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How To Build Budgeting Agility With Rolling Forecasts

Agility is crucial to any organization. It defines how your team works together—and how quickly it adapts. But organizational agility depends on the strategic and operational business processes used by your company. With the right agile processes in place,......

October 19, 2020 |

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