Apliqo Insights: London FP&A Board meeting 2018
One of the key questions was if companies see a new Era for ZBB. We are looking back to a successful meeting with a great audience. Key insights from the meeting: Around 50% of participants have used or implemented ZBB in their organization. The overall feedback was that the biggest advantage of ZBB is to […]
London FP&A Board meeting on the 15th March 2018
It is commonly agreed that the traditional budgeting process is time-consuming and costly, rarely focuses on strategy and adds little value. However, it is still so deeply embedded in the organisational planning processes that going “Beyond Budgeting” is not an option at this point in time. Can Zero-Based Budgeting be the first step towards flexible budgeting and planning process? The London FP&A […]
Santa Claus is stressed out due to planning
Apart from the usual Christmas business, he is also worried this year by profit concerns as he has recently gone into the red. It’s high time to whip performance into shape. The presents business has become hard. Apart from an increasingly complex business environment, Santa has had to contend with completely new challenges for some […]
Has zero-based budgeting been given a second life?
Various challenges force companies to dismantle old, cost-inefficient structures. In looking for new budgeting options, a well-known but controversial method is moving back into the limelight: zero-based budgeting (ZBB). Growth challenges, cost pressure and new competition from the Far East – the challenges for companies seldom come alone. CFOs are therefore faced with a frantic […]