Modern budgeting software can combine the benefits of a business analytics solution with the necessary tools and features to manage the budgeting, forecasting and performance management processes. You just need to know where to look and what to look for.

While there will be additional features necessary to meet your organization’s specific budgeting and forecasting needs, we’ve found that the following top ten features are becoming must-haves for all organizations looking to get the biggest return on their investments into budgeting process automation. 

In this Technology Brief, you will learn about the following top 10 must-have features to look for in your next budgeting software:

  1. Source data integration and metadata management
  2. "What-if” analysis and reforecasting
  3. Top-down budget entry and budgeting by exceptions
  4. Business rules modeling
  5. Drill-down and drill-through
  6. Self-service analysis and reporting 
  7. Exception reporting and alerting
  8. Process controls
  9. Extract to Excel or other Office products
  10. Interactive visualization 

Download the Technology Brief to learn more!