Blog Articles

This is the list of articles in our blog (CEO-on-Financial-Analysis.com), that explain in detail the workings of C2BII.

28 - How do we evaluate an “Investment Plan”? The opinion of the “Average Joe off the street”

27 - Calculation of profitability: The devil is in the details. Can 0.05% create an unacceptably high error margin?

26 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 7: Processing of “What if” scenarios thru “Variation Factors”

25 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 6: CashFlows that will take place only if a predetermined criterion has been met

24 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 5: Forecasted and Calculated figures – Curing Inaccuracies and Inconsistencies

23 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 4: Analytical Lines

22 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 3: Event Type & Impact Group

21 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 2: “Accounting 101” on steroids

20 - What is the basis of the method of C2BII? Part 1: Finding the right questions

19 - A true story about SAP, its CashFlow module and its inability to process “What if” scenarios, or even get the work done Part 2

18 - A true story about SAP, its CashFlow module and its inability to process “What if” scenarios, or even get the work done Part 1

17 - Why do Financial Analysts perform CashFlow on spreadsheet and don’t use the CashFlow module of their ERP?

16 - Why ERPs can never be used in Financial Analysis: Incompatibility of Data set between Accounting and Budgeting, and the two missing mechanisms

15 - What is the 100% accurate method to calculate “Profit & Loss” that has existed for centuries, but needs to be tweaked in order to be compatible with Financial Analysis?

14 - A Financial Analyst’s wish list Part 3: Assumptions should not be a part of the calculation, just like in Accounting

13 - A Financial Analyst’s wish list Part 2: Why do all Accountants have a uniform way of working, while Financial Analysts don’t have a standard way to do their job?

12 - A Financial Analyst’s wish list Part 1: Attack of the multicolored spreadsheet

11 - Sensitivity Analysis: How the right idea can get spoiled by the problems of the implementation

10 - Internal Rate of Return: variation on the theme of “Net Present Value”, with no improvements, when used in “Company based scenarios”

09 - A Financial Analysis paradox Part 2: Why the “Monthly Average method” delivers a better result than “Net Present Value”, when used in “Company based scenarios”?

08 - A Financial Analysis paradox Part 1: Which is the method that lays one step behind in evolution from “Net Present Value”, and yet delivers a better result when used in “Company based scenarios”?

07 - Problems of “Net Present Value” Part 4: Other miscellaneous problems and inaccuracies

06 - Problems of “Net Present Value” Part 3: Example of a totally illogical result, when used in a “Company based scenario”

05 - Problems of “Net Present Value” Part 2: It has a built-in inaccuracy of 12 months when used in “Company based scenarios”

04 - Problems of “Net Present Value” Part 1: Fit only for “Bond based scenarios”

03 - Financial Analysis: Possibly the two biggest words that you thought you knew, but in reality they practically almost didn’t exist

02 - Financial Analysis: Yeah, but what is it really all about?

01 - About the author (CEO) and this blog