News Update on Financial Planning for Business
February 2017

Welcome to our February Newsletter. We have had a very busy start to the new year and have some great articles for you.

In this issue:

We look in a little more depth at Performance Canvas Financials and examine what it does and what makes it different. We also have two articles offering advice on your budgeting and forecasting and how technology and clever thinking can help you.

Finally we have a very short 2 minute survey for you to complete, with the chance to win a bottle of champagne, determining where you are with your planning process. 

Performance Canvas Financials - What does it do & what makes it different?

Hopefully you are aware that Innovar now sell the top Swedish planning analytics package Performance Canvas Financials  from DSPanel. What you are probably unaware of, is how successful this solution is right across the globe. With hundreds of customers across Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA, it has been a bit of a secret in the UK for too long.

Read Full Article Here

Spend Visibility
Staying in control of the reporting process in 2017

When was the last time you opened your car door using the key in the lock? 

Even this process has been automated and made more efficient, some cars don't even require the key to be put in the ignition...

In a constantly evolving business world, it is hard to imagine that finance departments are still riddled with the stressful manual process of using spreadsheets. It therefore comes as no surprise that the CFO is increasingly worried about undetected errors, inefficient workflow, lack of collaboration and accountability within their organization.

Read Full Article Here

Making the Right Choice

I read this very inspirational story from the BBC "
Chris Gardner: The homeless man who became a multi-millionaire investor. " Chris Gardner went from being a homeless man to a multimillionaire through his hard work and self belief. He also states that he 'made the right choices' which helped him get to where he is today. In business making the right choices is critical for business success

Read full Article Here

Survey - Out growing the Spreadsheet

As companies get rolling into the new year, many still struggle with outdated methods and systems when planning, budgeting and forecasting for the future months. 

Take this two minute survey, with your chance to win a bottle of champagne.

About Innovar

Innovar is the expert planning company. We offer  Performance Canvas,    IBM Cognos Planning and TM1 , and    Anaplan software
and implementation services. We provide specialist budgeting and forecasting training and consultancy services and we help solve spreadsheet issues.

And Finally

  "The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining." -   John F. Kennedy

We hope you find this useful and would welcome any feedback you may have. If you enjoyed reading this then please feel free to share this with your colleagues 

Best Regards

Janice Jones
Innovar Ltd

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