“The term self-service might imply that business users can do everything themselves and don’t need help from IT and BI teams to gain valuable insights from business information.” The world of big data has not always been for everyone. Viewing and analyzing data could require extensive, expert consultation or scripting. Jumbled, confusing data means relying […]

We’ve talked about mitigating risk and overcoming challenges, but there are multiple ways to plan for those challenges. To be as efficient as possible is to plan as effectively as possible. If  you can’t put a stop to revenue and profit surprises, all of the hard, earnest planning, process development and resource and technology investments […]

On March 12, 2015, 9Dots hosted a panel discussion regarding Budgeting & Forecasting for Law Firms. The panelist included Richard Piotrowicz of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Shelley Ford of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, and Edward Palmer of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP. Register to here to listen to the discussion… GotoWebinar: Learn Best […]

Mitigate Risk without Difficulty: With a budgeting and forecasting solution, reaching a hurdle doesn’t mean you will struggle to jump it. The economy, regulation, product pricing and consumer demand are no hurdles too high. With a customizable solution and a rolling forecast, budgeting is no longer a tedious task that leaves you feeling uncertain about your numbers. […]

Top-Down Meets Bottom-Up

“Are You Thinking Ahead?” I’m sure you are after reading last week’s post and thinking about your financial future. We’ve talked about risks and obstacles that can be thrown your way in business. Accurate forecasts offer us different tactics to avoid the stress those risks and challenges put on us. Now, sales are rolling in […]