Brian Combs, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center
Brian Combs, Author at Revelwood Knowledge Center

Seems simple enough, right? Not by a long shot. One of the two big C’s you must be prepared to facilitate is Change (Communication is the second one). I love change. I’m not talking about change simply for the sake of change. We all know there is enough of that. I’m referring to the change that comes about once you recognize that something is missing from your processes. When you realize there is a better, more efficient way to achieve your goals, step up and make the change happen. Be a Change Agent. Read More


FP&A Done Right Series “That’s the way we’ve always done it.” “I don’t know, we just send it to them every month.” AHHHHHH! Stop it!  When I get that response; it is like fingernails on a chalk board to me. It sends shivers up and down my spine. FP&A needs to add value at every step of the process. Focus on the up- and down-stream impacts of everything you do and make sure you understand the intent behind what you … Read More


FP&A Done Right Series Current Location. Destination. That’s it. That is all you need to provide your favorite mapping app for it to create a route. No current location? You will not know where to begin or how long it will take to get there. No destination? You will drive aimlessly with no end in sight. Your finance transformation or business process improvement is no different. We all recognize the need to determine our future state. But you also need … Read More


Fly…Fly; Ring…Ring; Wave…Wave; Bat…Bat In the above examples: Am I talking about a fly that’s buzzing around my head or are we getting on a plane to fly somewhere? Is that the ring from a telephone or a fancy diamond ring? Did someone just wave at you from across the room or are we going surfing on a big wave? Did we just see a bat fly out of a cave or did I pick up my bat and step … Read More


“We need to add this functionality…and this dimension…and that dimension…and sometimes we get asked for this so let’s add something else to capture that…and this one is really important…we can add all of that, right?” I have been involved in several conversations very similar to this one. My answer is always, “Yes, but just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.” Unfortunately, anything I say after “yes” is frequently tuned out at first. Sometimes I wish I could simply say, … Read More


Last week Revelwood was named Adaptive Insights Partner Rising Star of the Year at Adaptive’s Annual Partner Rally, which took place in Pleasanton, California. When presenting the award, Adaptive cited Revelwood’s determination, passion, thought leadership and overall knowledge and success in the space. This is a tremendous honor for us as we officially began our partnership with Adaptive Insights last fall. Since then, we have been included in a number of Adaptive events. As part of these events, I’ve had … Read More


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