News Update on Financial Planning for Business
August 2016

Welcome to our August Newsletter.

In this month's edition we explore the benefits of Performance Canvas and how it can enhance your existing or new spreadsheets. 

We also invite you  to  contact us about our complimentary entrance passes to Anaplan Hub 16 where you can hear experts and customers talking about their Anaplan  journeys

We have a thought provoking article asking - Who is your trusted adviser?

Innovar's Richard Jones recounts his journey around the world in support of one of our customers and in particular the team in Australia.

And finally... you my recall our article in the June Newsletter about Richard winning a   crochet lesson at a silent auction at a Homestart Charity event. Here we tell you how he got on.

Introducing Performance Canvas

Innovar have partnered with DS Panel, a leading Swedish software company, to bring  Performance Canvas  to the UK. Performance Canvas is a planning, reporting and consolidation package that is powerful yet comfortingly familiar.

Read full article here
Save the Date!
Anaplan Conference 2016
November 9, London

"it 's been a blessing to the Finance function implementing Anaplan" EAT

Delivering real learning from real experts, hub is the premier event to learn how experts and peers are using Anaplan's platform.

Don't just take our word for it:  Hear from guest speakers who will be on stage to share personal stories of challenges, innovation and tangible operational improvements within their global enterprises.

Hub16 is also a great platform to find out about Anaplan's product vision and major product announcements.  There will be opportunities to take advantage of a number of deep dive breakout sessions allowing you to hear from your industry and functional peers.

As a sponsor Innovar have some complimentary entrance passes, if you are interested in attending please click here  to obtain your exclusive Innovar conference code.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Who is your trusted planning adviser?

When was the last time you wanted/felt the need to talk to someone about your planning process in your business? Do you have concerns about:
  1. >  Receiving regular plans or poor data in your forecasts and budgets?
  2. >  Having system performance issues or processes not working as they should be?
  3. >  Budgets and forecasts difficult to change as process is too 'clunky' and slow?

Read full article here

Planning in a Land Down Under?

Hat with corks on check. Anti-bite cream (does it work on Crocodiles and snakes and do you put it on before or after the bite?) check. Sun screen check and oh yes, shirts, suit and laptop.

It's not every day you get the opportunity to go out to Australia but it is one that you should grab with both arms.

Read full article here
So how did the crochet lesson go?

In our June newsletter we reported that Richard Jones from Innovar had successfully bid for a two hour crochet lesson, in a silent auction, whilst at a  Homestart East Suffolk charity event.

The lesson entitled four people to go to  Fiona's Fabrics in Woodbridge where they would be taught the basics of crochet. And on 18th June Richard and 3 pals duly went along for their lesson.

Read full article here 
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

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

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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