The 4th International Controlling Conference in Croatia will be held on 8th of November 2016 at Westin Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia. The main topic of this year's conference, which is entitled “The Future of Controlling Has Already Begun”, is inspired by economic development influenced by global changes, and controlling has a major role to play […]
Good data visualization removes all unnecessary items and emphasizes the important values. One of the best tools for this is a difference highlight.
Updating your monthly, weekly and daily reports in Excel can be a tedious task. Fortunately you can use some of the native Excel functions to automate it.
IBCS Annual Conference 2016, the place where IBCS professionals share their experience, will be held on June 3rd at Mamaison Hotel Le Regina in Warsaw. The conference will enable employees from finance and IT departments that are in the process of implementing the IBCS Standards to meet their peers, thought leaders, consultants, and software developers. […]
The marcus evans Corporate Performance Management conference will be held on May 24th and 25th 2016 in Berlin, Germany. It will serve as an excellent opportunity to engage in discussions on topics such as how to redefine performance management in a global company, extract knowledge from data with the creative use of analytics, challenge your […]
Zebra BI for SharePoint enables you to publish interactive Zebra BI dashboards to Microsoft SharePoint Server so they become available via web browser.
Most companies create plans and budgets to establish benchmarks for future performance in sales, production, operations, labor, etc. The starting point of these plans and budget are usually estimated cost and revenue figures. The goal is to meet these budgets, but as with all goals - they are not always met. Managers use variance analysis […]
The internet is full of bad examples of variance reports. Follow this guide to see how we turn one such example into a great and efficient variance report.
Whether it’s waterfall charts, variance charts, or lollipop charts, Zebra BI has everything you need to visualize your data for all to understand. Picture this: you’re about to present your company’s quarterly earnings to its top executives. You’ve spent countless hours gathering the needed information and placing it into a chart in Excel. You’ve even […]
Lollipop charts are a great data visualization technique. Data visualization professionals and business analysts like them for a good reason. They can be used in similar situations as bar charts and column charts, but they have the advantage of producing a cleaner-looking picture. The sticks of the lollipops are thinner than the bars/columns, which allows […]