Corporate performance management News
June 23, 2016
Gartner Magic Quadrant for strategic corporate performance management software selects Oracle, SAP, IBM and Adaptive Insights as leaders and ranks 12 other vendors.
September 16, 2015
Two-thirds of HR leaders said they have found new hires through social media; Adaptive Insights releases new planning tool for finance.
April 10, 2015
Workday released predictive software based on its purchase of a company noted for data science and machine learning, along with a PSA offering.
March 05, 2015
Gentiva saved time, money and labor by replacing Oracle Hyperion with Adaptive Insights CPM software.
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Manufacturing provides a compelling case for why CPM software must get better at handling complex operational needs such as rolling forecasts. Continue Reading
With few companies today taking advantage of the analytical capabilities in corporate performance management software, some industry insiders say, it's no wonder many are struggling to achieve their objectives. But organizations that have treated CPM software as both a business intelligence and budgeting and forecasting tool say it has guided business planning in a real way.
This three-part guide covers how to extend the reach of CPM software so that it impacts operations such as manufacturing, sales and service on the bottom line. First, management consultant Dean Sorensen drills down on the real meaning of integration as it pertains to CPM. Organizations need to fully understand the term -- and how to practice it -- to achieve key planning and performance management objectives. Next, Emma Snider, former SearchFinancialApplications site editor, reviews the differences between the 2013 and 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrants. They're minute, but "there are definitely some changes happening," said analyst Christopher Iervolino. The co-author of the 2014 CPM Suites Magic Quadrant explains how cloud and analytics are driving innovation in CPM. To close, veteran technology reporter Linda Rosencrance returns to the subject of integration. She digs up five tips to help integrate operation and financial data to drive process improvements in the enterprise. Continue Reading
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