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Planning Levels: Too Granular or Just Right? Video via InfocubeTV

Many organisations plan to same level that they operate.  They plan for every general ledger account in every cost centre, they plan gross profit for every product they sell and the cost of every person individually on their staff.  This creates a huge burden on the team responsible for planning and actually decreases the accuracy of the plan rather than making it better!  In short, their planning level is too granular.

In Planning to the Level that Matters, John Vaughan, Managing Director of Infocube discusses an alternative to this highly granular approach that will increase your planning accuracy, decrease the time per iteration when budgeting or forecasting and diminish the overhead on the people doing the plan.

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John Vaughan

John Vaughan is a highly experienced Accountant and Consultant. He has experience in the pharmaceutical, FMCG, distribution, professional services, manufacturing and financial service industries. With over 25 years of commercial experience and 20 years working with the Cognos products, he...

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