Cashflow Modelling and scenario planning in uncertain environments

We compiled a set of resources to help you and your company navigate through the uncertain times.

Keeping oversight over current and future cash position has rarely been as important as today. Learn more about our best-practices, methodologies and solutions that can help you to weather the storm.

Six ways to improve your cash flow and working capital management

1. Understand the value in planning

2. Clearly identify your key business drivers

3. Create a cash budget (aka direct cash flow statement)

4. Embrace rolling forecasts

5. Thoroughly analyse your costs

6. Cash is king!

7. Use downturns as a platform for a change

Cashflow Modelling and scenario planning in uncertain environments

We compiled a set of resources to help you and your company navigate through the uncertain times.

Keeping oversight over current and future cash position has rarely been as important as today. Learn more about our best-practices, methodologies and solutions that can help you to weather the storm.

Six ways to improve your cash flow and
working capital management

1. Understand the value in planning

2. Clearly identify your key business drivers

3. Create a cash budget (aka direct cash flow statement)

4. Embrace rolling forecasts

5. Thoroughly analyse your costs

6. Cash is king!

7. Use downturns as a platform for change

Prepare for the worst. Seven keys to dealing with business downturns

1. Understand the value in planning

2. Clearly identify your key business drivers

3. Create a cash budget (aka direct cash flow statement)

4. Understand that cash is king

5. Review your supply chain and inventory

6. Generate cash by monetizing non-strategic assets

Prepare for the worst -
Seven keys to dealing with business downturns

1. Understand the value in planning

2. Clearly identify your key business drivers

3. Create a cash budget (aka direct cash flow statement)

4. Understand that cash is king

5. Review your supply chain and inventory

6. Generate cash by monetizing non-strategic assets

Are you ready for the next FOREX shock?

Exchange rates: there is virtually no other external influence that is harder to predict. And yet almost all companies are exposed to the volatile foreign exchange markets. In our blog, we show the best way of managing one of the biggest risks associated with corporate planning.

Are you ready for the next
FOREX shock?

Exchange rates: there is virtually no other external influence that is harder to predict. And yet almost all companies are exposed to the volatile foreign exchange markets. In our blog, we show the best way of managing one of the biggest risks associated with corporate planning.

Cash is king - Why cash flow planning is a must

Cash is king. In CFO circles this is a given. Which is why detailed cash flow planning has long since become the gold standard in modern companies. But many finance departments are still overwhelmed by the sheer complexity of it. This is often due in large part to the fact that they have no process in place or have simply chosen the wrong planning tool. In this blog we will show you why an integrated reporting and planning solution is the best way for a company to improve its cash flow planning on the long term.

Cash is king -
Why cash flow planning is a must

Cash is king. In CFO circles this is a given. Which is why detailed cash flow planning has long since become the gold standard in modern companies. But many finance departments are still overwhelmed by the sheer complexity of it. This is often due in large part to the fact that they have no process in place or have simply chosen the wrong planning tool. In this blog we will show you why an integrated reporting and planning solution is the best way for a company to improve its cash flow planning on the long term.

What is COVID-19's real impact in your business?

A few months following the outbreak of COVID-19, infections in China are finally dropping. But with the world’s second-largest economy still in lockdown, we take a look at the economic repercussions of this virus and how your business can prepare for them.

What is COVID-19's
real impact in your business?

A few months following the outbreak of COVID-19, infections in China are finally dropping. But with the world’s second-largest economy still in lockdown, we take a look at the economic repercussions of this virus and how your business can prepare for them.

Scenario planning is your business’ best defense against COVID-19

At the beginning of the month, we looked at the business implications of COVID-19 and shared a handpicked list of tips to help your company prepare for the outbreak.

Now, McKinsey & Company released a short report confirming our biggest prediction; the best way to prepare your business for the uncertainty of COVID-19 is with Scenario Planning.

Scenario planning is your business’
best defense against COVID-19

At the beginning of the month, we looked at the business implications of COVID-19 and shared a handpicked list of tips to help your company prepare for the outbreak.

Now, McKinsey & Company released a short report confirming our biggest prediction; the best way to prepare your business for the uncertainty of COVID-19 is with Scenario Planning.

Try Apliqo FPM today

Let us show you what this software is capable of.  Book a meeting with our team today and let’s explore how Apliqo FPM can transform your organization.

We’re proud to have helped these companies plan better.

Try Apliqo FPM today

Let us show you what this software is capable of.  Book a meeting with our team today and let’s explore how Apliqo FPM can transform your organization.

We’re proud to have helped these companies plan better.

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