Decentralized Budgeting Meets Headcount Planning
AFP Exchange Magazine explores best practices for headcount planning and key considerations for employing a decentralized approach and engaging department heads in the process. Featuring XLerant customers A.T. Still University and NJM Insurance Group.Read More Read the Full Issue
Employee Engagement as a Business Strategy
This eBook explores a new way to look at an old-standard: how a collaborative budgeting process (one in which employees are empowered to make, and be held accountable, for important decisions) can be a valuable business strategy for fostering a culture of innovation and employee engagement.
Multiplayer Game: Making Multi-participant Budgeting Work
When it comes to budgeting, CFOs and finance staff are clearly the experts. That said, many organizations engage a variety of employees and departments in the process. This AFP Exchange Magazine article presents finance teams with best practices and strategies for successful multi-participant budgeting.
In Harmony: Collaborative Strategic Budgeting for Fiscal Stability
Featuring case studies and interviews with XLerant customers – this Business Officer Magazine article provides financial leaders with a cross-industry look at how three higher education institutions are innovating to achieve a forward-thinking culture, and tying their budgets to the strategic plan.Read more
When Budgeting is a Team Sport…
5 Winning Strategies for Multi-participant Budgeting. A well-executed collaborative budgeting process has been proven to return a more accurate budget with increased ownership from participants. Download this eBook for the top tips for a successful (painless) implementation!Read more
Avoiding the Potential Pitfalls of Collaborative Budgeting
The benefits of a collaborative budgeting approach (more accurate numbers and forecasts, a culture of teamwork and accountability…) far outweigh the challenges. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t potential pitfalls! This eBook addresses key issues for the practical application of “collaborative” budgeting.Read more
Decision Point: When Is the Right Time to Leave Excel?
Innovation Case Study at A.T. Still: Zero-based Budgeting & RCM
Guest speakers: Courtney Bonnell and Tonya Grimm from A.T. Still University share their journey toward budgeting innovation – moving from Excel spreadsheets to an integrated, strategic process utilizing both zero-based budgeting (ZBB) and responsibility center management (RCM).Watch the Webinar Learn More
The Art of Forecasting: A Pragmatic Case Study
The annual budget process is cumbersome enough for many organizations – revising the budget over the year and making adjustments to align to plan can be asking too much. Learn how Dan Brent, CPA, Associate VP of Finance, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, tackled this problem.Watch the Webinar
Higher Ed is Budgeting Outside the Box
This University Business article features XLerant customer: Anne Ilcus, Budget Administrator at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and explores higher education institutions using technology to “up” their financial planning and budgeting game.Read the Article