BARC The Planning Survey 22 proves once again: LucaNet is the top vendor for financial planning

You think it's time to stop basing your planning on endless, intransparent and error-prone tables and are therefore looking for a suitable financial planning tool?

If so, you've probably been wondering which would be the right planning tool for your business and where to start looking for the right software. Here’s the solution: the Planning Survey 22 from the analyst and consulting firm BARC which was recently published. BARC analysts identify the top providers of financial planning solutions on an annual basis by aggregating the experiences of users into valuable and structured comparative information. Therefore the study is an excellent basis and decision-making aid for prospective customers like you when selecting the right financial planning tool.

BARC The Planning Survey 22 is based on findings from the world's largest and most comprehensive survey for planning software users, conducted from November 2021 to February 2022 with a total of 1,325 respondents.

LucaNet achieves excellent results in software comparison

With 20 top rankings and 34 leading positions in four peer groups, the LucaNet software proved the first-class reputation among its users as an outstanding self-service solution in the areas of planning, budgeting, forecasting, and consolidation once again this year.

In the BARC Planning Survey 22, LucaNet was awarded the top placing in a total of eight categories within the Global Vendors comparison group.

  • Project Success
  • Project Length
  • Predefined Connectors
  • Data Integration
  • Planning Content
  • Financial Consolidation
  • Functionality
  • Sales Experience

In the comparison group of Financial Planning & Consolidation-Focused Products, LucaNet reached six top rankings, thus demonstrating performance strength in the software comparison.

The excellent Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 53, which documents the high level of satisfaction and loyalty among our customers, is proof of how much our users appreciate the functionalities of our planning tool. 87 percent of our users would recommend us to others.

What a financial planning tool should offer

Figure 1: LucaNet KPIs summarized

Particularly in uncertain times, enterprises need reliable and solid financial and business planning. This requires software that offers a holistic overview of corporate processes. Planning, consolidation, and reporting under one roof – that’s what a technological and functional solution for successful enterprises looks like. LucaNet software users can attest to the fact that is only possible with a Financial Performance Management software solution.

The secret to successful FPM software: all management processes are united in a single database and all financial data is merged in a transparent data model. This way, planning processes at the company are transparent and reliable.

LucaNet software customers also emphasize in the BARC survey that they benefit from

  • the simple implementation of the software
  • the user-friendliness that the financial planning tool offers
  • the integrated all-in-one functions for planning, financial statements, and reporting, and
  • are fully satisfied with the customer support.

LucaNet’s planning solution

Shorter reporting cycles, faster forecasts and many scenarios ... and all this on the basis of Excel spreadsheets. Which controller doesn't know this? But our happy (and top-fit) controllers Mark and Sebastian will show you that financial planning can also be easier. Learn more about financial planning with LucaNet in the short video:

Why LucaNet is the top vendor for financial planning

As the top vendor for financial planning in its comparative groups, LucaNet has achieved particularly positive results in the areas of project success, project duration, and business value. In their day-to-day work, our users also benefit from the high degree of automation and the high level of data transparency. Tedious manual data entry and the unnecessary cleaning-up of errors are a thing of the past, with the improvements allowing for an efficient workflow at all levels of the planning process. The data are transferred from the source system in a way that is error-free and each figure can be tracked down to the document or posting level.

Would you like to learn more about the results LucaNet software offers? Then take a look at LucaNet's results in BARC The Planning Survey 22 and get a comprehensive overview of the top providers of financial planning solutions right away. The specific results concerning customer satisfaction from LucaNet’s Financial Performance Management software are available to you here:


Why you should also rely on LucaNet for financial planning and controlling

Stop dreaming of the perfect finance plan. Get an overview of our diverse solutions for integrated financial planning, budgeting, and controlling. With LucaNet, you can work more precisely, more efficiently, and more quickly. You benefit from valid data on the basis of which you can make informed decisions and lead your company into a secure future.

Discover LucaNet’s planning tool now:



About The Planning Survey 22

The study “The Planning Survey 22” was conducted by BARC from November 2021 to February 2022. The survey involved 1,325 participants from around the world who provided information about the use of planning tools within their enterprise, based on selected criteria. In focus were 19 leading planning software products which were rated using 33 different key performance indicators such as business benefits, business value, project success, recommendation to others, customer satisfaction, planning functionality, and competitiveness.

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