Bring Your People Together

Your workforce is your number one expense. It’s the first line item Finance looks at and the last one they want to increase. But it’s not because HR isn’t trying. It’s because a workforce can be seen as an asset by one team and as a cost by the other when slow, manual, and disconnected processes keep teams from making strategic decisions. Finance and HR teams need to win together. There are many opportunities to collaborate with the business to better manage talent supply and identify gaps. But to really impact the productivity and culture of your workforce, the business needs to first improve the effectiveness of HR and Finance together.

It takes more than just faster processes to transform workforce processes. You need accurate and current data from the business, alignment across departments, and a people strategy articulated in the language of finance.

So you have two choices:

  1. Take a connected, collaborative approach on equal footing with HR, Finance, and the business, where you can move with agility to truly transform leaders into strategic advisors.


  2. Stick with your manual processes and continue to work around the frustrating misalignments in how people, costs, and resources affect the business.

The choice is yours. Planful can help.

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Key Benefits

Agility and adaptability in the face of constant change

Planful brings HR, finance, and operational data together to let you plan for the workforce needed to meet your goals. It highlights talent gaps, projects people costs, and helps you build an optimized headcount plan that can be adjusted in an instant to match market ups and downs.

You get faster planning cycles with more dependable results, with help from the business and presented in the language of finance.

Smarter decisions based on true collaboration

Planful brings Finance, the business, and HR together to understand the bigger picture and strategically balance people, costs, and business needs. It builds more trust across these decision-makers, aligns growth with costs, and positions your people as the strategic assets they are.

You get to raise each other’s Finance and HR IQ while bringing your people strategy to life.

Elevated conversations with proactive influence

Planful gives you the insights, modeling flexibility, and what-if scenario planning power to build and sell a winning workforce strategy that supports the business in achieving its goals. It elevates your financial and HR IQ so you understand the impact of workforce costs on your company’s financial health.

You get the insights to advocate for your people, support the business, and align with every department.

Key Features

Build plans with complete visibility

Stay on top of shifting business conditions with accurate workforce forecasts and real-time comparisons against plan and actuals. Then efficiently optimize the plan to close hiring gaps and adjust talent acquisition plans based on costs today and into the future.

Manage collaboration with ease and control

Partner with the business to customize employee rosters and compensation requirements in line with the expectations of Finance. Then drill down to monitor and analyze costs to guide decisions that advance your culture and productivity goals.

Adjust scenarios as the business changes

Easily create and adjust multiple what-if scenarios to prepare for an uncertain future and think through potential actions. Then use combined budget and people insights to guide Finance and the business towards a flexible workforce strategy, goal-oriented retention initiatives, employee development strategies, and more.

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