Revolutionize your budgeting, planning, and forecasting
Drive accuracy, efficiency, and cohesion across budgeting, planning, and forecasting activities with an Intelligent Planning approach that connects strategy, operations, and finance
With Finance departments under increasing pressure to provide detailed business insights for strategic decision-making, there is no room for disjointed approaches to planning. Forward-thinking Finance functions are moving to an Intelligent Planning approach, connecting strategic, operational, and financial plans with available resources and transforming themselves into agile and responsive teams with the ability to support business growth. Board supports the entire budgeting, planning, and forecasting process, overcoming the challenges associated with disparate spreadsheets to deliver a truly intelligent approach.
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Seamlessly extend FP&A outside of finance
Acknowledged as a best practice approach, but once perceived as distant dream for many, the Board platform makes Extended Planning & Analysis (xP&A) a reality, enabling organizations to align financial and operational planning holistically to drive growth, manage risks, and ensure profitability.
Translate strategies into actionable plans
Easily link strategy to execution, filtering strategic visions down to operational activities in a joined-up approach which creates complete transparency
Get the story behind the numbers
An inherent link between financial and operational data creates clarity over what’s impacting the bottom line, down to operational level
Easily cascade goals across the organization
The ability to model and forecast the effect of operational drivers on strategic and financial results helps you set departmental targets which support your strategy
Drive collaboration and accountability
The fully integrated process ensures every team is working towards the same goal, with full visibility of how one department’s activities impact another
Transform Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Replace your traditional budgeting and forecasting software approach, affected by spreadsheet plastering and disconnected multi-point systems, with one Intelligent Planning solution that integrates data from multiple sources, including transactional and legacy systems, ensuring one version of truth for financial planning and reporting.
Manage planning across any time horizon
Integrate your long-term planning with the annual budget, quarterly revised budgets, and short term forecasting activities in a unified environment, guaranteeing accuracy and auditability throughout the process with validation criteria and custom workflow approvals
Easily navigate your revenues and expenses
Accomplish revenue and expenses planning with ease by taking a top-down or bottom-up approach with the ability to propagate changes across multiple dimensions and hierarchies and drill down to the lowest level of detail, helping you identify what’s driving the numbers
Efficiently simulate your financing needs
Easily acknowledge capital requirements and financing needs, finetuning balance sheet planning in terms of capex, net working capital, and net financial position planning
Accurately forecast your cash generation
Understand corporate cash generation capabilities, conceiving cash flow planning and monitoring all factors affecting cash position
Make your business value driven
Use native simulation capabilities to figure out how the variation of key value drivers affects corporate value creation
Conduct strategic planning with ease
Link strategy to value creation with strategic planning capabilities which enable finance professionals to detect more valuable initiatives and ensure proper capital allocation.
Turn strategic plans into measurable initiatives
Transform your strategic planning process by cascading high level strategic lines down into measurable initiatives
Effectively assess the impact of your initiatives
Define the impact in terms of revenue growth, profitability contribution, and capital efficiency enhancement for each initiative
Select more valuable business strategies with ease
Shortlist more significant initiatives in terms of their impact on corporate value creation
Correctly allocate your financial resources
Optimize capital allocation across shortlisted strategic initiatives before you commit
Link operations planning across the enterprise
Easily set up your operations planning, connecting end-to-end corporate processes from supply chain to sales & marketing, finding the most efficient and economical combination of resources to achieve key business goals with the ability to plan and adjust in real time.
Work out the most efficient way to run your driver-based projections for top line figures, integrating all inputs and insights coming from the sales and marketing departments
Supply chain planning
Cascade demand planning in production, warehouse, distribution & logistics, and procurement planning
Identify correlations between staffing levels and sales or operational output, helping you identify where reallocation or recruitment could help boost productivity
Drive a collaborative approach between departments by creating visibility over the interaction between performance in one area and its effect on another
Digital finance transformation
Underpinning a digital transformation effort within the Finance department, Board has enabled KPMG to achieve a fully integrated approach to budgeting, planning, forecasting, profitability analysis, and reporting.
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Budgeting, Planning, and Forecasting
Seamlessly connect budgeting, planning, and forecasting activities across the organization, saving time by automating repetitive processes and driving visibility, accuracy, and collaboration with an Integrated Business Planning approach.You are here
Profitability Analysis, Performance Management, and Analytics
Make more-informed decisions with the ability to analyze profitability, and performance, to simulate the effect of key value driver changes on your business results and to exploit insights from data using sophisticated analytical tools.Learn more
Financial Closing, Financial Consolidation, and Lease Accounting
Make light work of closing, consolidation, and lease accounting activities in a compliant, workflow-driven environment.Learn more
Statutory Reporting, Disclosure Management, and Management Reporting
Exploit the advantages of a single environment to accomplish reporting tasks and disclosure duties.Learn more