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Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Names Centage’s Planning Maestro New Product of the Year

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Centage Corporation (, leading provider of cloud financial software that transforms how businesses budget, forecast, analyze and report, announced today that its flagship product, Planning Maestro, has been named 2019 New Product of the Year — Small Business by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

The BIG Awards for Business recognizes companies, products and people that are leaders in their respective industries. With Centage on pace to complete its fourth straight year of double digit revenue growth fueled by strong adoption of its cloud-based intelligent planning and analytics platform, this award recognizes the real value that Planning Maestro is already bringing to businesses nationwide.

Introduced in April 2019, Planning Maestro is a cloud-native platform for budgeting, planning, forecasting and analytics. It delivers a level of sophisticated financial intelligence typically only enjoyed by large enterprises, at a price point that makes it accessible for small and medium sized businesses. The platform allows finance teams to integrate data from multiple sources, easily build and manipulate driver-based financial models, predict balance sheet and cash flow performance with accurate and automated forecasts, as well as run what-if scenarios to test the impacts of strategic decisions.

“We are honored that BIG has recognized the way in which Planning Maestro democratizes sophisticated FP&A tools and insights. Our clients tell us it has elevated the role of the finance team by enabling them to serve as strategic business advisors,” explained John Murdock, CEO of Centage.

“Planning Maestro is exactly the type of product we seek to honor for our Product of the Year award. Our goal is to recognize innovative approaches that transform markets, which this product certainly does,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nomination officer of the Business Intelligence Group.

About Centage

Centage Corporation’s Planning Maestro is a cloud-native platform for intelligent planning and analytics that transforms how companies budget, forecast and report performance. Centage delivers sophisticated financial intelligence that can be implemented quickly and at an affordable price for small to medium-sized companies. With a direct line-of-sight into the organization’s financial health, Centage clients can react quickly to market changes, take intelligent risks and capitalize on new opportunities. Centage serves over 10,000 users worldwide. Visit, follow on Twitter, or visit the Centage Blog for the latest insights.

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.