Define Your EPM Priorities First
Dec 20, 2018 9:47:37 AM
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 18, 2018 1:50:00 PM
The three legs to the stool: People, Process and Tools. This is borrowed from ITIL* (What is ITIL?) and is a set of detailed practices for IT service management (ITSM) that focuses on aligning activities with the needs of business, or in this case improving your month end close process. These practices can be applied to any activity by
Jul 12, 2018 10:42:00 AM
Compared to Excel-based manual processes, Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (Oracle FCCS) dramatically reduces the time and effort needed to do a financial close.
At Strafford we like to think of the Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) as an out-of-the-box consolidation and close process. That’s because, unlike
Jun 28, 2018 11:39:16 AM
We are committed to keeping our Oracle clients updated on Oracle Cloud product features and enhancements. In case you missed it, here's a recap of the Q2 2018 Oracle FCCS Updates.
Jun 28, 2018 11:15:56 AM
We are committed to keeping our Oracle clients updated on Oracle Cloud product features and enhancements. In case you missed it, here's a recap of the Q2 2018 Oracle PBCS product announcements.