Category Archives: FAST

Agile Financial Modelling EBook

Agile Financial Modelling in 30 seconds

Building financial models is an inherently difficult and complex task. Most guidance on managing the model build process recommends a traditional life-cycle approach of Specify, Design, Develop, Test, Deploy. When applied to most financial modelling assignments this approach doesn’t...
Average Internal Rate of Return

Average Internal Rate of Return (AIRR)

An introduction by F1F9: We were approached by Thierry Renard and Carlo Alberto Magni and were intrigued by what they had to say: a new approach to calculating an internal rate of return. What's more, they were illustrating the application of the Average Internal Rate of Return ("AIRR") using Excel...

Charting new territories with FAST

In my experience making a good model requires you to spend time not modelling, but talking about it instead. With my immediate team, I can talk in front of the monitor with the model on it. But other project members do not talk in columns and rows; they prefer to talk with pictures. Pictures mean...
Encyclopedia of FAST Modelling

Encyclopedia of FAST Modelling

We are pleased to announce our forthcoming online 'Encyclopedia of FAST Modelling' - which will be released on 29th March 2017. It has been designed for people that do not necessarily want to follow an online course from start to finish but who would rather dip in and out of an expanding bank of...
Effective Modelling Framework

New ebook: Managing Modelling

The article below is taken from our new ebook: Managing Modelling - How to run an effective modelling team - you can download the full ebook here. Modelling should be a collaborative team-based activity, not an individual activity. Building team spirit and a collaborative environment is...