Five EPM Myths Debunked

Posted by Steve Berry

Feb 19, 2019 9:07:00 AM

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

EPM Must Haves

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 31, 2019 8:55:52 AM

An EPM Buyer’s Must-Have List

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

EPM and Reporting Periods

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 18, 2019 10:53:14 AM

Think Reporting Quarterly Is Shortsighted? Get EPM.

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

EPM Enables the Agile Enterprise

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 3, 2019 10:01:32 AM

Just like agile principles enable developers to produce better software faster, EPM enables the enterprise to produce better financial results faster by becoming more agile.

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

Define Your EPM Priorities First

Posted by Steve Berry

Dec 20, 2018 9:47:37 AM

Define Your EPM Priorities First

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Topics: Cloud EPM, Implementation or Upgrade, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Oracle Products

EPM Makes ERP Better

Posted by Steve Berry

Dec 6, 2018 12:21:32 PM

EPM should drive ERP because: a) EPM is much faster to implement, and b) because EPM lets you know what you don’t know so you can implement ERP correctly.

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Topics: Cloud EPM, Cloud ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

Leverage the Cloud for Regulatory Compliance

Posted by Steve Berry

Oct 12, 2018 5:28:48 PM

Do-it-yourself might not be the best way to comply with regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) — not when you can use an environment already tested and approved.

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Topics: Managed Services, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices, Managed Application Services (MAH)

Get Stakeholders on Your Side in EPM Projects

Posted by Adib Khartabil

Aug 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The most important part of any EPM project is getting great stakeholder support — because getting great enterprise performance is the job of everyone who works there.

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Topics: Implementation or Upgrade, Finance Best Practices, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

How Excel drives the need for Oracle PBCS

Posted by Steve Berry

Aug 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

One reason EPM sales were $4.7 billion in 2016 and are predicted to grow at a CAGR of almost 12% from 2008 to 2025 is that Excel can’t give companies what they need.

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Topics: Oracle PBCS, Excel

Interactive Data Reporting: A Model for Smart Financial Management

Posted by Steve Berry

Jul 24, 2018 8:45:00 AM

Over 40 years ago, Saudi Oil Minister Sheikh Yamani was quoted for this insightful thought on global development: “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.”The world economy now turns on something more valuable than petroleum: DATA. Unlike oil, data isn’t in jeopardy of depleting. Over the last 20 years, enterprises of all types have faced an ever-growing wave of data growth – with many just trying to stay ahead of that wave by capturing and storing it. The idea of actually making use of it has been an evolving challenge. This blog post explores the evolution of interactive data reporting and modeling.

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Topics: Consolidation and Close, Budgeting and Forecasting, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations