Robert Kugel's Analyst Perspectives

How Effective Is Your Company’s Planning for Long-Term Investing?

Posted by Robert Kugel on Sep 27, 2012 11:24:58 AM

Effective capital planning and capital investment are vital to a company’s long-term success. The choices a company makes – how much to invest and in which facilities or projects – have a profound effect on its long-term success. For that reason, companies take pains to ensure that these decisions support their long-term strategies and are made as rationally as possible. Because Ventana Research is frequently involved in software acquisition discussions, return on investment is a topic we frequently see raised.

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Topics: Planning, Reporting, return on assets, strategic planning, Business Analytics, Business Performance Management (BPM), finance, Financial Performance Management (FPM), capital budget, capital spending, FPM