Why Are so Many Companies Still so Disjointed?

Why Are so Many Companies Still so Disjointed? Christian Babbini, FCPA, FCMA Founder and Vice President, Strategy Dominic Bélanger, CPA CMA Consultant   Everyone agrees that the various departments within a company or organization should communicate well and be fully integrated with each other. However, the fact remains that, even today, many of them are […]

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Demystifying Information Technology

Demystifying Information Technology Sébastien Boivin CPA, CMA Director DECIMAL It is no longer news that information technology (IT) costs are eating up an ever-increasing share of organizational budgets. And with good reason! Internal IT services are more vital and more complex than ever. Listen in on conversations about server sizing, web hosting infrastructure or cloud […]

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10 things to consider when choosing a software solution that combines budgeting, costing and financial dashboards

10 things to consider when choosing a software solution that combines budgeting, costing and financial dashboards   Stéphane Gaouette, CPA, CA, CA•TI ­President of DECIMAL When you need to improve or optimize your management solutions – specifically, your budgeting, costing, or financial dashboard processes – there are several factors to keep in mind. It’s the […]

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Improve your IT financial management

Improve your IT financial management Stéphane Gélinas, MBA, CPA, CMA Director DECIMAL A good IT costing system is a valuable tool for effective budgeting and IT costs optimization Although funds allocated to IT often represent a significant portion of an organization’s expenses, calculating and explaining their cost remains problematic. All too often the resulting jumble […]

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To what extent are you attached to your costing method?

To what extent are you attached to your costing method? Christian Babbini, FCPA, FCMA Founder and Vice President, Research & Development DECIMAL During a recent costing consultation for a company, I came to a number of realizations. Among them, the astounding number of Excel files involved, the need to review certain drivers but, above all, […]

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Financial Dashboards: Have they fulfilled their promise?

Financial Dashboards: Have they fulfilled their promise? René Lebel Vice President, Financial Dashboard DECIMAL Now that new corporate performance management practices are being taught at business schools around the world, various types of financial and operational dashboards, using different methods (technological or otherwise), have become increasingly widespread. They have tried to quench managers’ thirst for […]

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