With such proven and widely recognized benefits, how many companies are
using rolling forecasts today? The short answer is, it depends on whom you
ask. On the whole, adoption rates range from less than 5% to over 75%,
depending on how you define a true rolling forecast.
EXPERT GUIDE TO CREATING A ROLLING FORECAST FRAMEWORK
Ten Best Practices For Streamlining Your Planning Processes
Gaining a crystal ball look into your companyís future starts by creating a rolling forecast framework built on driver and project-based planning.
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Going forward, CFOs will continue to implement processes and systems to reduce the overall cost of financial reporting while improving accuracy, visibility of data beyond the general ledger, and accessibility at all levels of the organization.
In addition, there will continue to be greater demand for more advanced dynamic reporting ó including enhanced cost and profitability reporting, rolling forecasts, and zero-based budgeting ó in an environment finance teams are comfortable with, such as Excel, so they can work more efficiently.
An effective rolling forecast is important to estimate long term financial plans. Every organization undertakes this process as a finance activity. However, when the forecasted data is examined on its effectiveness for decision making, more often than not the results are disappointing, and the rolling forecast process needs to be redefined. This paper talks about effective rolling forecasts that utilize resources, technologies, processes, and business intelligence to deliver actionable insights. A best-in-class matured RF process will enable CFOs to deliver great results through increased revenue and cost reductions, and create new benchmarks for the organization.
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