Blogs

This space is Performance Canvas’ library of articles that touch upon the best practices in financial budgeting & planning, reporting & forecasting, and financial consolidation. Topics also include effective ways on how to use Performance Canvas as a FP&A solution for various business industries.

The Benefits of Agile Financial Planning and Analysis
Published: April 20, 2021
Businesses of all sizes continue to grapple with the economic impact of COVID-19 lockdowns. And while it remains to be seen whether vaccinations will have a lasting impact in driving immunity worldwide, business recovery is first and foremost on every CEO and CFO’s mind.  But picking up your business after financial losses from the pandemic isn’t as clear-cut as setting up shop again the following (Read More)
How Zero-Based Budgeting Can Improve Organizational Efficiency
Published: April 13, 2021
Though some international markets are on their way to recovery from COVID-19, there’s still a cloud of uncertainty looming over vaccinations’ success, which can leave (Read More)
Practical Uses of Data-Driven Analytics for Financial Services
Published: April 7, 2021
Data has been the new currency in today’s digital landscape. Access to data analytics compounds its value in financial services, even more, helping financial service (Read More)
How Driver-based Budgeting and Planning Can Drive Your Business Forward
Published: March 30, 2021
Budgeting and forecasting using legacy systems take much time for many organizations and only grow more painful as the business grows. Outdated forecasts and incomplete (Read More)
What Is A Budgeted Income Statement and How Can You Prepare One?
Published: March 29, 2021
Company department heads typically look into performance reports and compare them with the previous quarter or year's figures to understand trends and check areas for (Read More)
Top Priorities for CFOs and Finance Leaders in 2021
Published: March 16, 2021
2020 has shown companies and their leaders that digital is the way to go. This year, CFOs and FP&A leaders expect to steer company focus (Read More)
Top-Down vs Bottom-up Budgeting and Forecasting: What Is the Right Model for Your Business?
Published: March 9, 2021
Choosing your business's right budgeting method is crucial to how effective it will be for your company in the long run.  In this article, let’s (Read More)
Our 2020 Roundup: Top 10 Finance Articles You May Have Missed
Published: March 2, 2021
Having a definite roadmap of your financial strategy for 2021 can mean all the difference in how fast you can achieve your business goals. If (Read More)
Webinar Recording
Published: March 1, 2021
There is a saying that goes, "The secret is not to predict the future but to prepare for it." An agile Financial Planning & Analysis (Read More)
The Growing Impact of AI in Financial Services
Published: February 23, 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how businesses and people handle their finances. In fact, out of all industries, the emerging benefits of AI in finance (Read More)