PBF

fruiStrategy™Business Planning and Budgeting

Business planning, budgeting and forecasting, and aligning planning to strategy can be a major factor in success of an organization’s performance. Annual budgeting process for majority of organizations is a daunting task. Many middle level managers and executives spend considerable amount of time in preparing the budgets and don’t see the proportionate value as the budgets get outdated quickly and don’t get timely feedback. Many organizations still use spreadsheets as primary tool with email as collaboration tool makes the process more complicated.

fruiStrategy™ Planning Budgeting Forecasting (PBF) provides industry best practice process with seamless integration to multiple data sources and collaboration facility. Due to its simplicity and ease of use managers can decide to perform annual budgeting process in reduced time line. fruiStrategy™ PBF tool provides choice to the managers to perform quarterly update of forecast, monthly update or forecast, and rolling forecast with what if simulation facility. fruiStrategy™ PBF tool gets seamless integration with fruiStrategy™ Balanced Scorecard. Cloud based solution makes the process more stable and reduce the risk of losing valuable data.

Advantages

  • Business planning process is comprehensive and aligned with strategy execution framework.
  • Seamless integration with multiple data sources for projections and actuals gives variance analysis in near real time
  • Simple and powerful user interface with excellent user experience
  • Collaboration capability with email, WhatsApp and other social media to enable faster and easier coordination
  • Driver based models for revenue, capacity, labour, and others make the budgeting process complete
  • Quick budget preparation time enables more frequent budget updates
  • Rolling budgeting and forecasting is enabled
  • Faster implementation time due to ready made
  • Dashboards with strategic projections, revenue budgets, operational and strategic expenses, labour budget, capacity budgets, and more
  • Mobile productivity and integration enables consumption of reports on the go and collaborate for key decisions
  • Ticketing system enables quick resolution of problems and focus on productivity

Key Features

fruiStrategy™ PBF covers all key features required to perform business planning, budgeting, and forecasting with required tools. The below list shows the selected features of fruiStrategy™ PBF solution

  • Budget activity forms
  • Budget support schedules
  • Version management
  • Simulation capability
  • Global parameter management
  • Revenue driver
  • Capacity driver
  • Labour driver
  • Operational management drivers
  • Variance reporting
  • Financial statements
  • Sales performance reporting
  • Cost performance reporting
  • Dashboards
  • Alerts and notifications
  • Data connectors and integration suite for ERP
  • Mobile productivity
  • Ticketing system
  • Consolidated reporting
  • Security

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