Wouldn't it be great to live in a world with unlimited cash and resources where your organization could pursue any initiative without worry of cost or conflict? Unfortunately, few of us live in that world so we make tradeoffs in the initiatives we pursue, the features we include, and the quality we strive for. Budgeting allows you to allocate your capital, cash flow, and resources on paper so you can make better decisions and strategic trade-offs. Do you know how to create and communicate a budget for your department's resources?

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