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
The Finance Executive’s Guide to Ease-of-use
Why Budgeting Should Be a Strategic Planning Imperative
This article in Chief Executive Magazine reviews the top 5 reasons for incorporating budgeting into the strategic plan – including tips for success in engaging employees and increasing ownership in the process.Read the Article
CFO Panel Discussion: What is Budget Accountability?
A distinguished panel of CFOs share best practices and discuss how they transformed budgeting into a valued added process – building a culture of budget accountability; with: Howard Buxbaum, Drew University; Jill Larsen, Baptist General Convention of Texas; Linda Roth, Long Term Care Partners.
The Keys to Successful Distributed Budgeting
Budgeting can be a challenge, whether you’re a company with 20, 75 or even 200 budgeting participants. As with most things, the more people you engage in the process the more complicated, time-consuming, and error-prone the experience can be. But it doesn’t have to be!Watch the webinar