Natick, MA (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
Centage™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro™), will host a webinar series featuring noted author and program director for the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) North America, Steve Player. The first session will take place on Tuesday, March 12th, highlighting why organizations of all sizes are moving to rolling forecasts. During this presentation, Mr. Player will join Centage executives in discussing the need for organizations to improve financial planning and control.
In today’s uncertain market conditions, meaningful budget assumptions have a very short shelf life. Recent research by Business Finance magazine and APQC has found that the majority of budgets have targets that become obsolete before mid-year. Fortunately finance teams are finding ways to become more effective by replacing annual budgets with a series of rolling forecasts that match up budgets with incoming actuals.
This first webinar session will cover:
Guest speaker Steve Player is the Program Director for the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) North America. He is also the co-author (with Steve Morlidge) of Future Ready: How to Master Business Forecasting (Wiley, 2010) and the co-author (with Jeremy Hope) of Beyond Performance Management (Harvard Business School Press, 2012).
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About Beyond Budgeting Roundtable
The BBRT is an international shared learning network of member organizations with a common interest in transforming their performance management models to enable sustained, superior performance. BBRT helps organizations learn from world-wide best practice studies and encourages them to share information, past successes and implementation experiences to move beyond command and control.
Centage Corporation is the world leader in automated, budgeting and planning software solutions for small to medium-sized organizations. Since 2001, thousands of managers at all levels have utilized the Budget Maestro family of solutions to streamline their budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidation, performance analysis, and reporting processes. The company is privately held and headquartered in Natick, MA. To learn more visit our web site http://www.centage.com, connect with us on Twitter @Centage, or visit our new and improved company blog http://centage.com/Blog/ for the latest insights on budgeting and forecasting strategies.
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