Budgeting & Planning (B&P) is a major part of many
managers lives. The process seems to be usually a giant mess with
tons of tedious work centered around compiling 10,000 spreadsheets from
all-throughout the company. Getting end-users to follow
directions and fill out the spreadsheet templates is a challenge for
the budget designers and overall the process is more frustrating that
Here's an interesting article on the use of dedicated B&P software to replace the spreadsheet budgeting model.
CFO Budgeting Software