Profiting on the Pain

Schachter, Ken
October 2008
Red Herring;10/24/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of the Recession Survival Kit software by the Mountain View, California-based enterprise software company Adaptive Planning. The launch of the software is timed for the current bleak economic outlook. The company is marketing the package to executives desperate to get a handle on their cash positions and reconfigure their financial plans in rocky economic times. According to company chief executive William Soward, in a recession, normal planning cycles are eliminated and rapid scenario analysis becomes essential.


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