What are BI and CPM – and Which Should You Choose?

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For an organization to manage their performance, they need to be able to interact with their data in meaningful ways. Business Intelligence (BI) solutions focus on information delivery, while Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platforms are more robust, with access to deeper planning and reporting tools. While CPM and BI can often look very similar, as do whatever you want to update […]

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Why Agility in Planning Leads to Better Business

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The phrase “agility in planning” has become a common discussion thread in finance and sales organizations and across all industries. 2020 brought widespread instability in businesses; no one could have predicted the impact of a global pandemic, a new virtual standard for company operations, and unknown impacts to markets across all industries. Many companies have do whatever you want to update […]

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xP&A Accelerator: Improve Performance in 7 Steps

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xP&A refers to extended planning and analysis—the implementation of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) across an entire business. This approach unites a company’s disparate divisions through a single and centralized FP&A platform, providing a “single source of truth” for company performance. In effect, each division can develop effective business plans and strategies because of access do whatever you want to update […]

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Why are Companies Searching for SAP BPC Alternatives?

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Whether you are considering adopting SAP BPC or have already, it is important to understand the total cost of ownership, the flexibility of the solution, and the product roadmap and innovation. With the announcement of SAP BPC roadmap discontinuing support on Microsoft and NetWeaver (by end of 2024) companies are looking for alternatives. This is do whatever you want to update […]

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How to Leverage Your SAP BPC Microsoft Investments?

How to Leverage Your SAP BPC Microsoft

You are not alone in facing the news that your SAP BPC Microsoft solution will no longer be supported.  When considering alternative solutions, not only is it important to seek a solution that can easily transition your existing SAP BPC Microsoft models, data, forms and rules, but it also creates an opportunity to find a do whatever you want to update […]

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How to Build A Strong Sales Operations Framework with

How to Build A Strong Sales Operations Framework

While it may not be very glamorous, sales operations play a critical role in a company’s success. No matter if you are working with (or scaling to) a couple, dozens, hundreds or thousands of sales reps, how a firm builds its sales ops framework and utilizes its sales and operations planning software is key. After do whatever you want to update […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs Corporate Performance Management

Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs Corporate Performance Management

  In a follow-up to my previous post (How to Select the Right CPM Software For Your Medium-Sized Business), I want to highlight some reasons why your small business needs Corporate Performance Management. 1. You don’t have enough time. As a small business owner, you are stretched thin having to manage and operate all aspects do whatever you want to update […]

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How to Select the Right CPM Software For Your Medium-Sized Business

How to Select the Right CPM Software For Your Medium

In our last post, we detailed what exactly Corporate Performance Management (CPM) is, why CPM is important, who CPM is important for and what the business benefits of cloud-based CPM software are. In case you missed it, CPM is important for every company, but especially those looking to: Remodel their budget. Reduce costs. Better align do whatever you want to update […]

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What is Corporate Performance Management (CPM)?

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Despite the fact that we have written lots about both Corporate Performance Management (CPM) (this post on How Dashboards & Scorecards Can Improve Your Financial Reporting & this post detailing 5 Ways to Convince Your Boss You Need New CPM Financial Software) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) (this post on How to Improve Revenue Planning with do whatever you want to update […]

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