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10 Ways to Supercharge Excel for Corporate Budgeting and Planning

Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Are you using Excel for corporate budgeting, planning or forecasting? Join this webinar and learn about 10 key problems Excel causes at companies and understand alternatives that let companies keep using Excel but within a controlled and scalable environment.

Excel causes problems due to lack of visibility, error introduction and lack of scalability - yet few want to replace it given the comfort people have with Excel and the big historical investment in Excel models. This webinar will look at specific use cases and solutions to these common Excel problems.
After attending this event you will be able to:
List the challenges companies face when improving efficiency & effectiveness through Financial & Accounting technology
Understand 10 key problems with using Excel for corporate budgeting and planning
Recognize how companies can keep using Excel while addressing every one of these problems


Clark Muse, Vice President, VENA Solutions
Clark Muse
Vice President, VENA Solutions
Clark is responsible for executing Vena Solution’s North American growth strategy, managing customer relationships and securing long-term revenue. For the better part of two decades, Clark has held many management positions within the software industry. Most recently, Clark was responsible for Global Channel Development for IBM financial performance management solutions. In this role, Clark was responsible for all aspects of sales enablement, execution, partner recruitment and partner demand generation activities. Clark holds an MBA from Georgia State University.
Moderated by: John Kogan, CEO, Proformative
Moderated by: John Kogan
CEO, Proformative
John has been CFO at four technology companies, a finance executive at Cardinal Health, and in multiple roles at AlliedSignal and Cisco Systems. John has raised over $100M in equity capital and debt and has played central roles in numerous buy and sell-side transactions for both public and private companies. As COO at two companies, John also ran Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service operations. He has also founded, invested in and been a board member or advisor of a number of companies. John has a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


Event Sponsor VENA Solutions
VENA Solutions - Vena turns Excel into an enterprise-class business solution that includes a centralized database, workflow, version control and a detailed audit trail. With Vena, hundreds of leading brands are now getting trusted numbers and insights – fast – without sacrificing the Excel spreadsheets they know and use. They use Vena for financial and strategic corporate performance management (CPM) applications including budgeting, forecasting, financial close management, reporting and disclosure, in addition to managing a growing array of operational drivers and KPIs. Vena is the fastest growing cloud CPM vendor, and the only one to embrace – not replace – Excel spreadsheets. And the results speak for themselves.
By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.