We share our knowledge and expertise through presenting at various events about modelling related topics, published articles and whitepapers. The presentations are downloadable here.
Articles & Presentations
Financial Management magazine: Fresh Fields
Building a reliable and thorough spreadsheet-based model needn’t be a painful process – as long as you stick to basic principles. Stephen Aldridge from Numeritas offers his step-by-step guide to better financial modelling practice.
PPP Bulletin: Model behaviour
There have been several attempts to replace the spreadsheet as a planning tool, but it remains ubiquitous because of its flexibility and ease of use. To reduce the risk of error, the directors of organisations that use modelling for critical decisions can benefit from a corporate-level policy to put financial modelling on a more professional footing.
In this article Stephen Aldridge from Numeritas talks about the financial model that represents the financial rationale for the PPP and other deals.
Which way will the wind blow?
An article written for Infrastructure Journal, in which Stephen Aldridge discusses how investors use financial models to deal with the uncertainty in assessing a wind farm project.
Making the right decision – Dealmakers Monthly
In this article that appeared in Dealmakers magazine, Stephen Aldridge explains why some executives have had painful experiences with financial models and how your experience of using models can be a positive one.
Financial Modelling Explained
Our views on financial modelling. With ever-greater scrutiny of corporate and public sector organisations, Directors and key decision makers can no longer afford to take a 'seat of the pants' approach.
Business modelling uses robust assumptions-driven forecasting to understand the strategic and operational choices faced by executives and decision-makers.
A well structured model illustrates the financial impact of what-if analysis and likely outcomes of more complexscenarios.
The Model will invariably become the focus of any significant project as the decision deadline approaches.
Download our Whitepaper below for more on Financial Modelling (you will need to register beforehand)
SCILS – Financial Modelling Principles (Version 1)
Our core principles for Financial Modelling. This describes our simple, easy-to-remember principles for building reliable models.
Following the few simple principles described in this document make a dramatic difference to the robustness, clarity and ease of use of a spreadsheet model. Download our Whitepaper below for a description of our modeling principles (you will need to register beforehand).