Ebook Continuous Planning mobile 2017 - Page 5

Forecast Revenue, Costs and Cash Businesses need to forecast a project’s impacts on revenue, expenses and cash. They must accurately estimate the financial implications of current investments, new products, and those reaching the end of life as well as the financial impacts of speeding up or delaying project timelines. Continuous planning – frequent updates to financial forecasts – provides executives and the finance organization with better financial visibility, which is essential for managing a company’s finances and communicating with financial stakeholders. akeaway: Performance improves when operational and financial planning are integrated. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12