Integrated Business Planning for Local Government
Integrated Business Planning - the essential foundation for decision-making and reporting
With local governments typically responsible for delivering more than 150 individual services, an Integrated Business Planning and reporting approach provides the necessary framework for establishing priorities and the ability to link relevant information to operational functions and strategic plans.
Watch Mark Woodhouse, domain expert, and Flavio de Paula, industry expert, as they explore why councils are following an Integrated Business Planning approach to:
- Create short- and long-term plans, with the ability to analyse the impact on the council, specific locations, and funding sources.
- Monitor performance so that local governments can quickly adapt and respond to changes in community needs and the business environment.
- Ensure alignment between strategic, financial, and operational goals
- Link and understand the interdependencies between strategic, financial, and operational results.
In partnership with:
Setting the Scene: Challenges around Planning & Reporting – Mark Woodhouse
Using an Integrated Business Planning Approach to improve effectiveness – Flavio de Paula
Mark Woodhouse, Finance Transformation Adviser
Mark is a highly accomplished finance professional, and former Finance Director, with over 20 years’ experience advising Finance leaders and their teams on Finance and Business transformation.
He brings a rare blend of theoretical best practice insights built through his time in professional services with an innovative and practical mindset gained through leading change. He prides himself on delivering outcomes that are focused and relevant to drive meaningful change.
Mark's passion is bringing together the key ingredients of an impactful and insightful business performance management ecosystem; One that recognises that planning is one of the most valuable activities an organisation can undertake, and yet often alludes them. Mark developed a set of highly interactive Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting sprint workshops to establish the capabilities (cultural, technical and good practices ) to transform these processes.
Mark has worked across most industry groups and with household names both here in Australia and in Europe covering sectors that include: Construction, Real Estate, Aviation, Power and Utilities, Manufacturing, Consumer Products and Retail, Health Care and Medical Devices, Financial Services, Local and Federal government as well as in the Not for Profit sector.
Flavio de Paula, Senior Business Consultant, Lánluas Consulting
Flavio de Paula is an IT Professional with 25+ years’ experience as a Consultant who hails from the likes of Deloitte and Accenture and has deep expertise in Enterprise Performance Management/ Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Intelligence and all things data. For the past 2 years, Flavio has been the Lead Integrated Planning Consultant for Lánluas Consulting helping Local Government Councils reduce costs and risks by developing Integrated Planning solutions that increase the accuracy of decisions and improve business outcomes.