How often do you reconcile your department budget?
Thankfully my executives generally trust my budgeting and we have, we have quarterly reconciliations it's reported up to the board.
How often do you update your legal department budget?
I generally update my budget on like a bi-weekly basis. So I'm very, very diligent on, on my spend on where it's being allocated.
How close do you get between your budget plan and actual spend?
I've landed within a thousand dollars of my year, a couple thousand dollars, my yearly budget. And so that creates a level of trust. I've done that because I've been very, very careful as we go through the editing process to allocate properly.