Payroll Forecast

Forecasting is always an essential part of any business, and the workforce is typically the largest expense.Ā  Workforce planning includes salaries, commissions, benefits, taxes, retirement, and much more.Ā  On average, workforce expenses comprises over 30% of gross sales, but it can be over 50% depending on the industry.Ā Ā Workforce forecasting should always be the top priority […]


Nobody likes a budget that is far off target, especially when it could result in a liquidity crisis. Luckily, most companies rarely have to experience such a stressful event. Although, in a turbulent economy where interest rates and stock indexes move up and down like yo-yos and news about corporate layoffs are part of daily […]

blog image for corporate performance management during COVID-19

As we all struggle to adjust to our new reality of social distancing and general economic uncertainty, it seems as if our expectations for the future are changing day-by-day, if not hour-by-hour. It is hard to tell what next week will be like for businesses across the world, much less what next month will look […]

hybrid cloud

There are more than 200,000 companies running on-premise ERP systems from Microsoft, Sage, SAP and Acumatica world-wide and many are not planning to move to the cloud yet. However, if you are one of them, this does not mean that your company canā€™t start taking advantage of modern cloud-based reporting solutions today to drive better […]


If you have surveyed an audience of mid-market accounting and finance professionals, you almost always find that 90-95% primarily rely on manual budget models in Excel. How is this possible when most enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including Sage Intacct, have both basic native ERP budget functionalities? In some cases, they also have specialized add-on […]

The termsĀ Corporate Performance Management (CPM)Ā and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) are often used interchangeably. These two forms ofĀ performance management software help businesses manage their resources and stay on trackĀ with their financial goals.Ā Many argue that when you’re running a large organization, you need both EPM and CPM. Some solutions likeĀ SolverĀ andĀ Anaplan, combines functionality from both categories into a […]

While mid-market and enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors offer native financial consolidation software, their limitations often leave users still in search of a solution that can produce. Here are a few reasons why it has been difficult for ERP vendors to deliver the financial consolidation functionality inside the ERPs itself. Common Limitations in Current Financial […]

financial planning analysis blog

The rapid growth of Microsoftā€™s Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365 BC) cloud ERP system comes with investments in add-on app solutions by independent software vendors (ISVs).Ā For example, Progressus is a company as described above and has a project solution for D365 BC. With Progressus, small and mid-sized companies receive easy-to-configure and advanced project accounting functionality […]

When you’re managing a large hotel or resort, your day-to-day job requires you to juggle countless moving pieces. From tracking KPIs to producing financial reports, running a sizeable hotel or resort is practically impossible today without the help of advancedĀ hotel performance management software. Fortunately, there are many solutions on the market designed to accommodate the […]