Steve Berry

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Use EPM to Enrich Qualitative Commentary

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 3, 2020 10:11:12 AM

Quantitative data like revenue and costs say a lot about how a business is performing, but maybe not so much about why. For that you also need qualitative commentary.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Products

Don’t Just Automate, Innovate!

Posted by Steve Berry

Dec 19, 2019 10:05:04 AM

Just adopting EPM won’t automatically turn your company into an innovation superstar. But if you try to become more innovative without adopting EPM, that task is much harder.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Products

Optimize Your Supply Chain with EPM

Posted by Steve Berry

Dec 6, 2019 10:58:44 AM

When it comes to curing supply chain hiccups EPM is prescription medicine uniquely formulated to meet the supply chain’s diverse requirements and reduce financial risk.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Products

EPM’s CFO Impact

Posted by Steve Berry

Nov 21, 2019 11:26:48 AM

In many organizations we see a shift in the CFO’s role after EPM adoption — as CFOs become the ones uniquely positioned to leverage financial resources like never before.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Products

Get the Most from Your EPM Host

Posted by Steve Berry

Nov 7, 2019 11:53:44 AM

Managed application hosting is how you get the most value from your EPM investment, but only if you first know how to get the most value from your EPM application host.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Managed Application Services (MAH), Oracle Products

Managed Doesn’t Mean Losing Control

Posted by Steve Berry

Oct 24, 2019 2:04:05 PM

Managed application hosting gives you 100% control of your financial ecosystem without the burden of building, maintaining, operating, and optimizing that ecosystem yourself.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Managed Application Services (MAH), Oracle Products

EPM Consulting Matters More than EPM Software

Posted by Steve Berry

Oct 11, 2019 11:18:40 AM

Without EPM consulting, your EPM software will not deliver its intended return on investment. But what you will get is productivity loss, opportunity loss, and less stability.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations, Oracle Products

How to Win Your EPM Business Case

Posted by Steve Berry

Sep 26, 2019 10:52:06 AM

Just because you’re all excited about the game changing potential of EPM, doesn’t mean that so are the people who will have to sign off on your EPM implementation.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations, Oracle Products

Five EPM Cloud Migration Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Steve Berry

Sep 12, 2019 1:53:34 PM

In leveraging the cloud’s economies of scale, EPM presents unique opportunities and risks. The biggest risk occurs when the migration is just about moving EPM to the cloud.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations, Oracle Products

How EPM Boosts Marketing’s Performance

Posted by Steve Berry

Aug 29, 2019 10:07:10 AM

By replacing spreadsheets and integrating data from sales, operations, and supply chain, EPM gives marketers the needed insight to manage price, product, promotion and place.

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Topics: EPM Support, Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations, Oracle Products