Financial Performance Management

30 Mar 2018

6 Key Principles of a Modern FP&A Function

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Advisory, Business Solutions, Financial Performance Management|Tags: , , , , , , |

March 2018 By Rob Minogue   A “modern” approach to Financial Planning and Analysis has become a requirement for a successful corporate finance function. Gone are the days where finance teams were viewed solely as a report publisher that conducted reactive variance analyses. Instead, modern finance teams are able to create an agile, efficient, technology-enabled, [...]

13 Feb 2018

I’m From the Future, and Your Financial Forecast is Wrong

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Advisory, Business, Financial Performance Management|Tags: , , , |

February 2018 By Andrew Hombach   When done well, a good financial forecast allows the business to make the right investments at the right time and allows finance to set more accurate expectations with investors. Unfortunately, many financial forecasts do not consider enough variables, consider the market perspective, or have a flexible yet robust process. [...]

22 Jan 2018

With New Tax Laws, Do Your FP&A Modeling Capabilities Set You Up for Success?

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Advisory, Business, Financial Performance Management|Tags: , , , , , , |

January 2018 By Nick Fotos   The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will undoubtedly have broad implications across the corporate landscape as updates to the tax code will necessitate major changes to certain financial management decisions. Finance needs a solid FP&A modeling foundation in order to lead tax-related decision making within their organizations. [...]

16 Sep 2016

Ironside Uncovers TM1 SSL Certificate Expiration Issue

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Financial Performance Management, IBM, Press Releases, Proven Practices|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ironside recently reported a new issue to IBM that is now confirmed as having an impact on all TM1 sites regardless of version. The Ironside Managed Services team uncovered the issue while troubleshooting a client's environment. "In our efforts to secure an environment for one of our larger insurance clients, it was noticed that the [...]

3 May 2016

Ironside Webinar Series: Rolling Forecast Essentials

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advisory, Financial Performance Management, Webinars|Tags: , , , , |

On April 26th, Ironside hosted a webinar on Rolling Forecast Essentials. Members of our Financial Performance Management team, Mark Flyamer, Senior Consultant and Rich Canale, Solution Architect, discussed the foundation needed to start implementing rolling forecasts work at your organization. Rich and Mark discussed design techniques to help you expedite rolling forecast models and minimize the hours needed to get a working solution all while preserving the accuracy and integrity of your financial data. […]

26 Apr 2016

Rolling Forecasts Fast: 4 Easy Steps for Finance Teams

By | April 26th, 2016|Tags: , , |

[Recording Available] Ironside Webinar Series Rolling Forecasts Fast: 4 Easy Steps for Finance Teams Finance teams are busy. In fact, they’re usually so busy they sometimes miss opportunities to take tasks off their plates. Rolling forecasting is one of those opportunities. Turns out if you know the right approach, accurate rolling forecasts can be easy [...]

28 Mar 2016

Rolling Forecast Automation: Financial Analytics Maximized

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: Advisory, Financial Performance Management, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , , |

Financial analytics and performance monitoring are vital components in an organization’s success. The ability to review and quickly react to industry and market changes is a critical competitive advantage that requires agile analytics to get right. The rolling forecast is a continuous planning process that provides your organization with just such an analytical vehicle.  Extending beyond [...]

25 Mar 2016

Rolling Forecasting Starter Kit: 3 Essential Facts

By | March 25th, 2016|Categories: Advisory, Financial Performance Management, Proven Practices|Tags: , , , |

Many organizations have adopted monthly or quarterly rolling forecasting as a primary tool for understanding their operational and financial performance. The rolling forecast is a process that includes the continuous evaluation of past results with future expectations across a set number of time periods to analyze trends and help the organization understand its current position. [...]

6 Aug 2015

Book Recommendations from Ironside Thought Leaders

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: Advisory, Proven Practices, Team Members|Tags: , , , , , |

Last month, we gave you a few summer reading suggestions from our experts, and they were so well-received we decided to bring you three more book recommendations from some more Ironside luminaries. These book recommendations will take you into the final stretch of the season feeling enriched with new insights into organizational growth, analytics strategy, and [...]

5 Nov 2014

Ironside Achieves IBM Gold Practice Accreditation: Most Decorated IBM Partner World-Wide

By | November 5th, 2014|Categories: Awards & Recognition, Press Releases, Strategy & Innovation|Tags: , , , |

Ironside, has become the first IBM Business Partner to achieve IBM Gold Software Accreditation in the three major pillars of IBM business analytics software: Business Intelligence (Cognos), Financial Performance Management (TM1), and Predictive Analytics (SPSS). […]

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