Business Rules

What’s Wrong with Today’s Planning and Budgeting

Robert Kugel - November 15, 2012

People have been complaining about the budgeting and planning processes in their organizations for decades. If you’re old enough, you may recall President Carter’s failed attempt to…

Business Intelligence

Business Planning Benchmark Shows No Improvement in How Companies Plan and Budget

Robert Kugel - November 13, 2012

Organizations engage in a range of forward-looking activities. Sales organizations have pipelines to forecast sales. Manufacturing organizations set and reset demand plans and near-term production schedules, often…

Workforce Analytics

Using Maturity Assessments to Improve Performance

Robert Kugel - October 31, 2012

The idea of devising and using maturity assessments to improve business performance has been a staple of management, functional and strategic consultants for decades. It’s based on…