Budgeting and Planning Tools

While many finance teams recognise the benefits of budgeting and planning tools, there are often perceived barriers. By selecting those that may exist in your business (you can select any number below), the personalised report will equip you to overcome these perceptions.

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Perceived Barrier
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Barrier

We know how to use spreadsheets so don't want to change.

Granger Smith Solution

Cognos extends the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet so the transition is relatively painless.

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Barrier

Budgeting and Planning Tools are too expensive for my size of business.

Granger Smith Solution

Cognos Express is specifically designed to meet both the needs and budget of small and medium sized businesses.

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Barrier

These tools take time to implement and we can't afford the distraction.

Granger Smith Solution

Granger Smith Consulting has wide experience of implementing similar solutions in a way that is least disruptive to the business

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Barrier

The level of Capex would need board/shareholder approval.

Granger Smith Solution

Cognos Express is priced to suit small/medium-sized businesses, and an Opex option is available if preferred.

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Barrier

We don't have the IT resource to change our systems.

Granger Smith Solution

Cognos can actually reduce the burden on your IT staff.

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Barrier

We are growing fast so don't want to design a solution that will soon be inadequate.

Granger Smith Solution

Cognos has a proven upgrade path that can scale from Express (under 100 users) for small/medium businesses, through to TM1, used in the largest enterprises in the world.