The social and mobile gaming industry is a sector with strong growth that attracts more and more established companies as well as start-up firms. Reliable sales forecasts are necessary to find investors. However, forecasting in a rapid growth industry like gaming can be a tricky affair.
The concept of "control accounts" is to break down multiple changes to a model variable instead of including every change in one huge and incomprehensible formula.
In recent years, "Financial Modelling" in the sense of developing an integrated business plan has evolved into a thriving field for specialised consultants. This article portraits the main players.
Asset utilisation plans are a simple way of presenting clearly the use of assets over a projected period. They are particularly important in industries with high variability or flexibility when it comes to renting and using assets.
One practice established among Excel power-users is to use "1" and "0" within data tables to indicate a "yes" or "no" or similar two-way attributes. The usage of such "binary" flags will be explained in this article.
Financial models are planning tools, and therefore consistent and thought-out definitions of time lines is one crucial aspect of the construction.
You have spent days and nights on your model, but something still will not work? That happens all too often. This article gives you a quick overview of the most common mistakes in financial modelling with Excel.
While it may seem self-explanatory, it is a good idea to clarify: What is "Financial Modelling"?