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The Goldilocks Budget: Best practices for developing a “just right” budget for your business

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CFO Indicator Q2 2016 – Peak Ascent: How FP&A Can Guide CFOs to Great Heights

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CFO Indicator Q1 2016: Big Data, Better Vision: The Agile CFO

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10 Most Popular Excel Tips and Tricks (and When to Use Them)

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    Advance Your Own Journey at Adaptive Live 2018

    There’s also no better time. Change is accelerating, and your organization has no choice but to adapt. With the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud, you have the platform you need to turn business planning into a real competitive advantage. Adaptive Live is the perfect place to learn how to make that happen.
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    An Open Cloud Platform Is Just Common Sense

    I couldn’t be more excited about becoming part of the Workday family. The alliance will enable us to innovate even faster than before, while our customers continue to receive the same world-class service and support from the team they know and trust. With change, of course, there are always questions. Let me address a few here.
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    Don’t Get Stuck on the R in CRO

    It’s too easy to focus on the R in CRO, an emerging C-suite acronym for chief revenue officer. Focus on the R, and you’ll think this job is all about maximizing revenue. Yes, that’s a big part of it. But it’s also about taking responsibility for the entire customer life cycle—the end-to-end experience that every customer has with your company...
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    Great Expectations: Workday and Adaptive Insights

    The best things happen unexpectedly. That saying couldn’t be more true today, as we announced a definitive agreement with Workday, Inc. to be acquired. While this wasn’t quite the way we imagined we would become a public company, I truly couldn’t be more thrilled for our customers, our employees, and our partners.
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    How SaaS Has Fallen Short of Its Promises—and How to Fix It

    SaaS, or cloud computing, came to the world on the shoulders of Salesforce.com and its “No software” ethos. It promised big advantages over on-premises solutions for nearly every business use case. Gone were the huge capital outlays for infrastructure to run your application, not to mention the cost and headache of maintaining, patching, and...
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    Pedal to the Metal: The Need to Drive Better Planning

    For a while now we have operated in a world where companies understand that change is a constant. But that thinking seems almost quaint now. The operative phrase today is “change is accelerating.” Change is now a persistent variable with an escalating impact on operations and outcomes.
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    The Cost of Free Software

    Who doesn’t like free? But when it comes to free, there’s always some kind of catch, particularly in the software industry.
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    $100 Million Milestone Marks a Win-Win for Customers and...

    Adaptive Insights recently crossed the $100 million threshold for both revenue and annual recurring revenue (ARR) under contract.
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    3 Steps to See What the Data Is Telling You in 2018

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is one chart worth? For some CFOs, as they head into 2018, the answer is potentially millions in revenue, increased influence in the boardroom, and a fast track to the CEO position. Here’s why: Finance teams are being tasked with processing—and making sense of—more and more data. In fact, according...
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    5 Steps to Rolling Forecast Success and Best Practices

    Companies often spend weeks or months developing an annual plan or budget, but by the time they’re finished, the market has changed and the budget has become obsolete. There’s a better way: rolling forecasts.
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    Five Steps to Refresh Your Budgeting Process in 2018

    Disruption is a popular buzzword, and it shows no signs of slowing down in 2018. No matter how long companies have been in business, many claim that their technology, platform, or business will completely disrupt whatever industry it’s in.
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    Planning to Win: MLB Teams Embrace Cloud CPM

    Adaptive Insights is proud to work with five MLB teams as they head into their 2017 season. Several finance leaders from these MLB teams talked with Adaptive Insights about the challenges inherent in such a dynamic industry. Baseball is one of the most stat-driven sports in the world.
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    Adaptive Live 2017: It’s a Great Time to Be in Finance

    Adaptive Live is packed with 1,400 finance professionals representing 580 organizations in 35 industries on five continents. And each and every one of them recognizes that finance is changing, dramatically and forever: The errors and compromises of static planning are best left where they belong: in the past.
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    Modern CFOs Turn to Tech to Create ‘Culture of Analytics’

    View an infographic of survey results highlighting how CFOs are using technology to tackle challenges in a fast-paced business landscape. Our Q2 2015 CFO Indicator asked 325 CFOs around the world how their role is evolving, what's inhibiting their success, and how technology has supercharged their strategic decision-making.
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    CFO Q&A: Why Today’s Finance Chiefs are Data Interpreters

    Last month, we welcomed a new CFO, Jim Johnson, to Adaptive Insights. Jim is the epitome of a modern CFO who isn’t just experienced in finance, but is a true business leader. Jim likens the CFO role to that of an interpreter who must not only understand the language of finance, but also have the communication and interpersonal skills to translate...
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    CFO Indicator Q1 2015: The Evolution of the CFO

    Get a snapshot of the modern CFO: This infographic highlights the findings of the Adaptive Insights Q1 2015 CFO Indicator report. Key attributes and issues facing a modern CFO include reliance on data analytics to make strategic decisions, desire to improve forecasting, and expectations to contribute to business transformation.
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    Common Characteristics of the Most Impactful Software Companies

    Adaptive Insights CEO Tom Bogan explains what it takes to build a truly relevant software company, and details the common characteristics of the most impactful businesses.
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    How Modern CFOs Make the Most of their Financial Metrics

    Adaptive Insights Founder and Chairman Rob Hull explains how today's CFOs can maximize the value of financial data to lead strategic decision-making.
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    Lessons Learned in Building Best-in-Class Channel Partnerships

    Adaptive Insights SVP International Sales and Global Channels Carolee Gearhart reflects on the lessons she's learned throughout her career when it comes to building business relationships.
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    The Many Faces of the Modern CFO

    Adaptive Insights Founder and Chairman Rob Hull discusses the many roles and responsibilities of the modern CFO when it comes to corporate performance management.
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