The Planning & Budgeting Interest Group Cost Management Systems"The Closed Loop - Implementing Activity-Based Planning and Budgeting" addressing methodology issues. The current interest group effort addresses key process issues as identified by subject matter experts from both commercial and public sectors. Rather than a static text, we selected an interactive technology, Wiki, to present this topic and enable collaboration and growth of the content. Click here for a short video about how a wiki works.
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We share your pain. In a IBM survey of people involved with planning and budgeting, ten common pains emerged. These pains appear below. If you are struggling with one of these pains with your planning and budgeting process, then click on the pain. You will see more information on other implications of the pain. From there, follow a link to an issues page that discusses potential causes and solutions to address the problem. Alternatively, you can go directly to an issue listed in the left navigation panel.
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