Carlson Thought Leadership in Finance & Technology

A Special Thanks to our Customers at Adaptive Live 14

At CMC, we place the utmost value on long-term relationships with our customers. You need only look at our Mission Statement to get a sense of our commitment to their success. For that reason, it was especially gratifying that our clients including Sandvine, Root Capital, VEIC, Circles, Conservation Services Group, AGF Financial, Virtual Inc., Exo-S, Sound Physicians and many more attended the Adaptive Insights Adaptive Live 2014 conference in San Francisco, CA.


Are you looking at the right metrics to effectively manage your business?

Virtually all finance departments produce monthly reporting and analysis packages to aid business leaders when making key decisions. The question we have to ask ourselves: Are these reports and metrics creating true value and business insight? Are we looking at the right metrics or is it all just useless data?

Finance Leadership Through Technology – How the Cloud Elevates FP&A

Top CFOs see themselves as catalysts of enterprise-wide collaboration and seek to empower business units with self-service analysis and predictive “what if” planning capability to anticipate future challenges to success. The status quo of using spreadsheets for financial performance activities is no longer acceptable due to their inherent risks and limitations.


Aligning Budget with Strategy

As famously proclaimed by former General Electric CEO Jack Welch, “the budgeting process at most companies has to be the most ineffective practice in management.” One of the key reasons for ineffective budgeting is the disconnect between the budget and the company’s broader strategy.