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THE ADVANTAGES OF ROLLING FORECASTS

Annual planning, as businesses use it today, is one of the greatest mistakes organisations have made since 1494, the year Pacioli wrote about double-entry bookkeeping in Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalità. The first writers to put annual planning to the sword were Jeremy Hope and Robin Fraser in their classic book Beyond Budgeting. […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Comments Off on THE ADVANTAGES OF ROLLING FORECASTS

HOW TO GET IT APPROXIMATELY RIGHT, NOT PRECISELY WRONG

In the past accountants have tried in vain to budget at an ever more detailed level to somehow see into the future. It was and is now still a pointless exercise. We need to acknowledge that it will be wrong so let’s get it wrong quicker! Albeit as close as possible to the future actuals. […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Comments Off on HOW TO GET IT APPROXIMATELY RIGHT, NOT PRECISELY WRONG

One day focus group workshop on quarterly rolling forecasting

The workshop is important for a number of reasons:

there are many pitfalls in such a project and many have failed to deliver
a wide ownership is required and a focus group can have a huge impact on the selling process
the foundation stones need to be understood and put in place early on in […]

By |February 6th, 2013|Comments Off on One day focus group workshop on quarterly rolling forecasting

Fixing Forecasting Nightmares (Late nights in the office, Errors, Too much detail) Buy this ground breaking whitepaper

Fixing Forecasting Nightmares
(Late nights in the office, Errors, Too much detail)

By |March 6th, 2011|Comments Off on Fixing Forecasting Nightmares (Late nights in the office, Errors, Too much detail) Buy this ground breaking whitepaper

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The advantages of rolling forecasts
Annual planning, as businesses use it today, is one of the greatest mistakes organisations have made since 1494, the year Pacioli wrote about double-entry bookkeeping in Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalità. The first writers to put annual planning to the sword were Jeremy Hope and Robin Fraser in their […]

By |November 6th, 2010|0 Comments

About

DAVID PARMENTER is an international presenter who is known for his thought provoking and lively sessions that have led to substantial change in many organizations.

His work on quarterly rolling Forecasting and planning has lead him to an understanding of the importance of replacing the dysfunctional annual planning process with a system that is fast, flexible […]

By |November 6th, 2010|0 Comments