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Driver-Based Planning: The Unbelievably Easy Way to Speed Up FP&A

Most organizations have a general idea of the key drivers of growth in their business. But how many are prepared for fluctuat...

Budgeting and Forecasting

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Trend Up in a Downturn: How Non-Profits can use Cash Flow Forecasting to Thrive in Q4
Cashflow Forecasting as a Compass  Are you running a non-profit organization and feel like you’re sailing without a map? The ...
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4 Historical Figures Who Would Have Loved Cloud FP&A
Technology makes life so convenient that it is difficult to remember what things were like before. Most of human history, how...
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Pivot in Minutes: 3 Steps to Implement Rolling Forecasts
More and more CFOs and finance leaders are acknowledging that today’s business environment requires agility in planning to ac...

Financial Reporting

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10-Minutes to Better Financial Projections and Reporting (+Examples)
Hello and welcome to Limelight, the future of FP&A. Limelight is a cloud-based solution where finance users like yourself...
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4 Historical Figures Who Would Have Loved Cloud FP&A
Technology makes life so convenient that it is difficult to remember what things were like before. Most of human history, how...
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How Finance Teams Can Speed Up Monthly Reporting
  Monthly reporting is a good way for companies to stay on top of how they are performing and structured. Its uses for strate...

Management and Board Reporting

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4 Reasons Why SaaS Companies Need Cloud FP&A
So, you’re the CFO of a SaaS company and your business is established and has already experienced some success. You have a fa...
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The Top 4 Innovations that are Enhancing Financial Reporting
The accounting profession has existed for centuries and while the problems accountants deal with may have increased drastical...
Generating Deeper Analysis from Financial Statements
Data analysis is one of the most challenging parts of any profession. It is not just a technical or a mathematical problem, i...

Workforce Planning

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3 More Benefits of Cloud FP&A for Manufacturing Firms
As we’ve previously discussed here at Limelight, there are many benefits available to manufacturing firms that make the switc...
6 Ways FP&A Teams Can Automate Sales Commissions
Aligning business processes across multiple departments can be convoluted, not to mention time intensive and laborious. Like ...
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Top 5 Benefits of Automating Sales Commissions Out of Sage Intacct
When you export data from Sage Intacct into Excel, the process of costly errors has already begun. Calculating sales commissi...

Dashboard and Analysis

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4 Historical Figures Who Would Have Loved Cloud FP&A
Technology makes life so convenient that it is difficult to remember what things were like before. Most of human history, how...
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Top 3 FP&A Platforms for Non-Profit Organizations
 So, you’ve read about the four reasons why non-profit organizations should switch to Cloud FP&A and are now wondering wh...
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How Finance Teams Can Speed Up Monthly Reporting
  Monthly reporting is a good way for companies to stay on top of how they are performing and structured. Its uses for strate...

Financial Planning & Analysis

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Top 5 TV Shows for Finance Pros in 2022
Are you looking for some quality TV to stream about the world of finance and business? Here are some rewarding and interestin...
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4 Historical Figures Who Would Have Loved Cloud FP&A
Technology makes life so convenient that it is difficult to remember what things were like before. Most of human history, how...
Three people are riding in a paper boat with two of them rowing with oars while the captain looks ahead with a briefcase and a telescope.
Pivot in Minutes: 3 Steps to Implement Rolling Forecasts
More and more CFOs and finance leaders are acknowledging that today’s business environment requires agility in planning to ac...

Company News

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Limelight Achieves Soc 2 Compliance
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – Limelight Software, a leader in the Cloud FP&A space, is pleased to announce that it has recen...
Limelight Announces New Integration with Sage X3
Limelight is pleased to announce our new integration with the Sage X3 platform. Sage X3 users can now integrate their ERP dat...
Limelight named Rising Star in Summer 2021 Customer Success Report
Toronto, Ontario, August 4, 2021: Limelight Software has been named a Rising Star in the Financial Planning & Analysis ca...

CPM

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10 Reasons Finance Teams are Replacing Excel with Cloud FP&A
We’ve worked with finance teams from all industries, and have seen customers dealing with countless error-prone, time-consumi...
Can You Budget and Forecast with Microsoft Power BI?
We often get asked by Microsoft Dynamics and other ERP Customers, “Can I do my budgeting and forecasting with Power BI?”
5 Steps to Improving your Financial Reporting Process
Do you wish there was a better and faster way to report financials? Finance departments are burdened with mountains of unform...

ERP

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Top 3 picks for Cloud FP&A out of NetSuite in 2022
Oracle is a giant in the tech space, and for good reason. They have been in operation since 1977 and have a vast suite of bus...
Top 3 Cloud FP&A Platforms for Sage Intacct in 2022
Finance teams are counted on to provide the data foundation for their organizations' long-term and high-level strategies. How...
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Top 3 ERP Add-Ons to Drive Greater Business Growth in 2021
Is your ERP working for you, or are you working for your ERP? ERPs are an expensive but essential tool for businesses. With t...

Industry

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Top 3 FP&A Platforms for Non-Profit Organizations
 So, you’ve read about the four reasons why non-profit organizations should switch to Cloud FP&A and are now wondering wh...
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4 Reasons Why Non-Profits Should Switch to Cloud FP&A
Non-profit organizations are always looking for ways to cut down on administrative expenses so they can focus all their atten...
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4 Reasons Why SaaS Companies Need Cloud FP&A
So, you’re the CFO of a SaaS company and your business is established and has already experienced some success. You have a fa...