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How To Implement a Zero-Based Budgeting Strategy

My work with companies around the world, paired with access to a robust collection of academic research and case studies, has enabled me to create a matrix of best practices for implementing a zero-based budgeting (ZBB) strategy. And like any good list of things an organization should do, there are always a few things not to do.

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Bengaluru Sheds Maximum Unsold Stock in a Year

Housing sales increase by 32% in a year, highest amongst the top cities Unsold housing stock declined by 32% Maximum new supply in the Rs. 40 - 80 lakh budget range

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Four Banking Business Models in the Digital Age

Digitization of the banking industry is making new banking business models possible. But, it is the combination of regulation and technology that is making new business models a necessity.

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The Financial Diaries – Can Tech Truly Alleviate the Middle Class Crunch

While many outside of the US might think of the US as one of the richest countries in the world, the reality is that financial inequality has produced a land of opportunities where a large percentage of the population have serious day-to-day financial challenges, least of all getting access to day-to-day financial services.

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The Revival of Zero-Based Budgeting

Who would have thought that after 50 years we would still be talking about Pete Pyhrr? Pete is considered the “father of zero-based budgeting.” He was an accounting manager at Texas Instruments who had the audacity to suggest that in order to allocate resources more efficiently, we should tie expenditures to results.

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The US has already lost this Trade War (Chinese Fintech)

I visited Shanghai again this week at the request of Huawei’s Enterprise Business Group as a part of their annual Huawei Connect event. This year’s theme was Active Intelligence and at the conference hall held at the Shanghai World Expo and Convention Center we saw demonstrated “smart” technologies ranging from smart city applications, smart education, smart transportation, smart everything…

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How Technology is Transforming Financial Planning Analysis

My first article on the topic of technology terms explained advanced analytics and robotic process automation (RPA) in the context of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and the evolution toward intelligent finance. Here, we’ll explore the cloud and software as a service (SaaS), artificial intelligence (AI), and blockchain: what these technologies can do for FP&A teams, and the status of adoption globally. That said, I thought these two quotes would help illuminate the topic.

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