How Financial Leaders Can Achieve a Holistic View of Company Performance
How Financial Leaders Can Achieve a Holistic View of Company Performance

Maintaining – or improving – corporate performance without a holistic financial perspective isn’t easy.

Ben Sperry / August 2, 2021

4 Tips for Understanding the Financial Health of Your Business
4 Tips for Understanding the Financial Health of Your Business

Following your intuition is a big part of entrepreneurship. But as your business grows, so should the reliability of your financial data.

Brandon Metcalf / July 19, 2021

In Their Own Words: The Interns of Place Technology
In Their Own Words: The Interns of Place Technology

Place Technology interns share their experiences and offer tips for success in a dynamic, competitive industry.

Ben Sperry / July 8, 2021

A 3-Part Approach to Evolve Strategic Finance
A 3-Part Approach to Evolve Strategic Finance

Founder & CEO Brandon Metcalf on the emergence of a new generation in strategic finance.

Brandon Metcalf / June 22, 2021

Next Generation Strategic Finance Platforms: An Emerging Market
Next Generation Strategic Finance Platforms: An Emerging Market

A new generation of strategic finance platforms is emerging, built by people who have seen the problems finance teams struggle with.

Brandon Metcalf / June 16, 2021

Forecasting Strategies for the New Financial Reality
Forecasting Strategies for the New Financial Reality

COVID-19 is fundamentally reshaping how businesses and finance teams forecast.

Brandon Metcalf / April 8, 2021

3 Common Problems With Financial Forecasts (and How to Solve Them)
3 Common Problems With Financial Forecasts (and How to Solve Them)

Anybody who has worked in finance for a small or medium-sized business will likely know that sinking feeling when you realize cash that was in the forecast has failed to materialize.

Brandon Metcalf / March 2, 2021

You didn’t meet the forecast – where is your new forecast?
You didn’t meet the forecast – where is your new forecast?

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a trend away from static, annual business plans towards more dynamic, rolling replanning. The increase in uncertainty we have seen over the last year is driving that shift home. In businesses where the CFO is able to deliver a consistently accurate rolling forecast, the executive team is able […]

Brandon Metcalf / January 11, 2021

Three Steps to Moving from Static to Dynamic Financial Planning in 2021
Three Steps to Moving from Static to Dynamic Financial Planning in 2021

While 2020 was tough to go through, we might look back on it as a time when we learned some important lessons. In our personal lives, perhaps this has forced us to grow, appreciate what we have a little more, and do more for each other. But in business too, there are ways in which […]

Brandon Metcalf / December 23, 2020

Salesforce’s Acquisition of Slack Builds Momentum for Democratizing Data
Salesforce’s Acquisition of Slack Builds Momentum for Democratizing Data

Imagine you are playing baseball – but when you go out onto the field, nobody will tell you what the score is. You don’t know if you are winning or losing, where your or the opposing team’s weak points are or what the strategy is to win. Do you think you could play at the […]

Brandon Metcalf / December 10, 2020