Corporate Planner software applications provides a complete solution for all corporate performance management, operational management, integrated financial planning, strategic management and financial consolidation requirements. Corporate Planner has a distinctive Natural Business Intelligence tree structure. This tree BI logic provides a clear visual representation of the planning models. Not all companies require all applications within Corporate Planner the system is completely modular so you can implement the components for your specific requirements. Corporate Planner is suited to companies from £5M Turnover to over £10Bn Turnover. It can be used by just one user or 100s of users can be planning and analyzing data. Below is a list of the modules available in Corporate Planner.
For all operational reporting, budgeting, and forecasting (e.g.management accounting, sales & COS, staff, projects, etc)
Multi company, multi currency I&E, BS, CF integrated financial planning application
Legal company consolidation tool, IFRS certified
Out of the box sales planning tool. BI sales analysis via a web browser with dashboard, where users can enter new plans
Strategic planning, compare your company against market place
Risk management application
Web based balanced Scorecard application
Daily detailed liquidity management software
Applications in the CP Suite over the years has been extensively independently tested and has won various awards.
- First planning software to achieve the best possible overall rating by EBS Executive Education of the EBS University for Economics and Law
- Supports the principles of modern budgeting in an “exceedingly excellent” manner
- Fulfills the “simplicity”, “flexibility”, “integration” and “fundamentals” criteria to a degree of more than 95%
- Outstanding overall assessment at 98.44%
- Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand “software made in Germany” approval
- At CeBIT on 11th March 2014, CP-Finance was awarded the 2014 IT Innovation Prize
- July 2013, CP Corporate Planning AG was awarded the “Top Innovator 2013” distinction in Berlin
The Problem with EXCEL
Planning is critical for a business to succeed. Almost all controlling reporting and planning is businesses today is carried out on spreadsheets. Excel spreadsheets can be great but they have many fundamental issues:
- Single User
- Over 90% of spreadsheets contain fundamental errors
- Only one version (no scenarios)
- Complex to change
- Many copies no single version of the truth
- Single point of failure – often spreadsheets can only be maintained successfully by the creator
- Perceived to be free but requires large amounts of resource to run
It is more important than ever to have good controlling systems. Finance and planning teams need to spend more time understanding generating plans rather than processing data and maintaining models.
CP-Suite – SIMPLE AND FAST
The CP Suite of applications has been designed around the business perspective. The software is designed to be implemented and maintained by the finance and planning teams. The fundamental principle from the founders is that it is that CP Suite is not a highly technical solution. The software does not require any specialist SQL / programming knowledge to implement, the models are built via dialogue boxes.
However, underlying the user interface is powerful SQL database with an in memory application server. Direct connection and drill down to per-systems is possible as well as completely devolved planning and reporting via a web browser.
Key advantages over other systems are implementation times are 3 times faster than competitor products. Changes can be made by the finance and planning teams, other systems often require significant IT time to make changes. Planning and reporting models are owned by the end business users, not by a technical team.