Tag Archives: corporate financial planning

One Financial Platform to Rule Them All: OneStream Software CEO Tom Shea

OneStream Software CEO and co-founder Tom Shea has a unique blend of technical, financial, and leadership expertise. As his career began, he was really an engineer cloaked as an accountant.

|29 Jul 2020

How to tell if a company prioritizes budget over productivity

I know a senior manager at a large company who did not meet his direct manager for 18 months due to a travel ban. Finally, the ban was lifted and he made the trek to corporate headquarters to meet his boss.

|24 Oct 2013

How to balance the budget with the business

Photo credit: 401(K) 2013
As I mentioned in my most recent post – The budget is set so no brilliant ideas until next year – in many companies budgets are often the only strategic, tangible plans that lower-level managers and employees are expose

|22 Oct 2013

The budget is set so no brilliant ideas until next year

I just wrote about the failings of the Budget Tyrant CEO. Here’s a real-life example of the consequences of this fiscal autocrat’s policies. I served as an IT manager at a large Fortune 500 company in the late 90s.

|17 Oct 2013

CEO Fail: The Budget Tyrant CEO

The tyranny of the annual budget reigns supreme over a business ruled by the Budget Tyrant.

|15 Oct 2013