Financial Planning Management

Dear CFOs: How Much Confidence Do You Have in Your Data?

I was on a sales call with a CFO, Phil, a few weeks ago when he shared an all-too-familiar tale.

Like most finance teams, Phil’s team rarely has time to perform value-added work. With...

Archetype's Top Blog Posts of 2018

Archetype launched its blog in February of 2018 and to date, we've published 62 articles. Not too shabby for our first year.  

Is It Possible To Do More with Less? With the Right Systems, You Can

Have you heard this before?

“As much as I’d like to add another person to your team, we just don't have the money in the budget. See if you can spread the work across the existing team.”

7 Challenges Finance Teams Face

If you work in FP&A or across finance, you often feel like you have keys to a “city” with all the necessary data at your fingertips. Your department is one of the few that have the lens...

7 Best Practices in Financial Planning & Analysis

It is no secret that the budgeting process has become time-consuming and inflexible for the modern needs of finance. Not only are finance managers swimming in spreadsheets, every time there...

Stop the Consolidation Close Chaos: Gain Confidence & Efficiencies With Your Monthly Close

Be honest: How long does it take to close your books? 5 days? 2 weeks? Longer?

Remember, like any good program, the first is admitting you have a problem.

Building Your Fantasy Football Team With OneStream

Football season is right around the corner. You can smell the pizza and wings from here. And with pigskin on the horizon, it seems like everyone is building fantasy football teams in hopes...

What You Want vs. What You Need: Does Your Company Know the Difference?

I have a niece and a nephew and like most kids, they have grown up watching Disney films. Recently, my niece decided that The Princess and the Frog was going to be the film playing on...

The Benefits of Enterprise Performance Management

As a long-time corporate professional, my thoughts towards my schedule is a combination of sincere appreciation and healthy skepticism. I remind my colleagues often that if it’s “not on my...