Cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) is growing market share - by more than 100% in the case of Host Analytics, according to CEO Jon Kondo, who recently visited the UK to open the com

Clothing retailer SuperGroup, the owner of the Superdry brand, said “arithmetic errors” in its forecasting led to a £2.5m shortfall in its wholesale business.


As the final quarter of the year approaches, the economic outlook remains fragile with declining business confidence and ongoing fears of a double-dip recession.

UK growth is “set to disappoint” this year as world economic woes create uncertainty for future business investment, according to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club

The use of spreadsheets for building systems to plan, budget and report have clear limitations, reports Rod Newing.


High street retailers are facing a tough decade ahead according to the latest Ernst & Young ITEM Club report.

As one of the top priorities on the finance management agenda, analytic tools can help businesses harness technology to transform insights into action.

I need to forecast receipts from individual key clients, each having different credit terms.


Once I'd refined the search away from The Met Office(!) I was quite surprised at how few came up on Google and of those that did how many seemed to be on the "big & complicated" side.

IBM has published a whitepaper on next-generation forecasting, revealing how rolling forecasts can help rescue your company’s performance.