What every CEO Needs from their Finance Team

Seven Things Every CEO Needs from Their Finance Team: A Blueprint for Success As a CEO or founder of a small to medium-sized business, you bear the full weight of the business on your shoulders.  You alone are acutely aware of the myriad of responsibilities that you own. From steering the company’s strategic vision to managing operations and ensuring customer satisfaction, your role is multifaceted and demanding. You are Chief of Sales, Marketing, Operations [...]

The Impact of Staffing Shortages in Finance on SMB Growth

In the world of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) the pace is frenetic, change is constant and productivity demands are increasing.  CEOs, CFOs and other leaders are crucial in steering the ship towards success. Despite their competing demands, they set the priorities and goals for the entire organization and develop the plan to achieve them. However, one of the biggest challenges faced by these leaders today is the persistent issue of staffing shortages, particularly [...]

The Importance of Accurate Data and Visibility to Reduce Recession Impact

With the fast pace of business, data science is the way to elevate the playing field. Businesses can't get to the top without it. According to a study by the McKinsey Global Institute, data-driven organizations have the potential to increase their revenue by up to 20% compared to their peers. To explore this topic further, we turned to Grigorios Skolidis - the VP of Data Science at EBM - whose extensive expertise in this field [...]

Revolutionizing the Skincare Industry Through Data-Driven Precision

In the constantly shifting terrain of the skincare industry, where the Global Skincare Market is projected to surge to an astonishing USD 254 billion between 2023 and 2028, Catalyst by EBM stands as a beacon of innovation. With an eye-catching CAGR of 6.22% and face care comprising nearly half of that growth at 47.86%, the opportunities are vast and inviting. As companies strive to leverage this expansion, the necessity for nimble, data-driven strategies is [...]

Catalyst has been named Back-to-Back as a High Performer in G2’s Summer Report Grid!

G2 announced that Catalyst® has been listed in their 2023 Summer Report Grid Report – for the second time in a row! Catalyst® achieved High Performer on the Grid Report by receiving positive reviews from verified users in the forecast and budgeting, financial analysis, and corporate performance management categories. The biggest asset of the Catalyst® software, from my point of view, is our ability to understand the results. It gives [...]

The Importance of Partnering with ISO 27001 Compliant Companies

In today's data-driven world, data is one of a company's most valuable assets; protecting them is critical for its success and competitive differentiation. Companies rely on data to understand their customers, market trends, and competitive landscape. Analyzing data allows businesses to gain valuable insights that help identify growth opportunities, optimize processes, and enhance overall performance. Data control is of utmost importance for businesses, and partnering with ISO 27001 compliant companies plays a critical role [...]

G2 announced that Catalyst has been listed in their 2023 Spring Report Grid Report

"The biggest advantage Catalyst gives in terms of budgeting is the ability to filter and build reports that include Budget and Actual totals very easily. So, as we move on throughout the year, we can see how much we're selling to a particular customer or customer segment vs. what we planned that year" - Jack Coleman, EBM Software, Sr. Analyst. Learn more about what users have to say [...]

Powering Ahead: Catalyst Named High Performer in G2’s 2023 Spring Reports!

G2 announced that Catalyst has been listed in their 2023 Spring Report Grid Report. Catalyst achieved High Performer on the Grid Report by receiving positive reviews from verified users in the forecast and budgeting and corporate performance management categories. "The biggest advantage Catalyst gives in terms of budgeting is the ability to filter and build reports that include Budget and Actual totals very easily. So, as we move on [...]

Future in Finance is Female – Interview with Kelly Moran

Female CFOs occupy over 16% of the total CFO seats today. This is up from 6.3% in 2004. At EBM Software, we believe we need more. Together we can empower the next generation to increase financial literacy and support the growth of women in c-suite positions. We spoke with Kelly Moran, CFO, consultant, and business owner, to discuss female presence in finance positions, the latest trends in finance, and her take on what is [...]

Jeff Jacobs – EBM CFO Exploration Blog

Recently we held our inaugural CFO Day – a day of celebration and networking with other CFOs, like-minded leaders, and Catalyst® users. It not only allowed us to get a closer understanding of the latest trends, challenges, and solutions relevant to the marketplace today, but it also gave us additional insight into how we can continue to grow our products to better serve your future needs. During this event we sat down with Jeff [...]

Go to Top