Think of EPM as a Service, Not a Product

Posted by Steve Berry

Feb 13, 2020 12:45:06 PM

Whether you think of EPM as a service or product says a lot about whether you want to drive change or let change drive you, and also whether you’ll accept less than the best.

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

Why Brand Matters When Buying EPM

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 30, 2020 2:04:39 PM

There are many reasons to choose one brand over another, such as features, longevity, and price. But when choosing an EPM solution, the brand itself may be the best reason.

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

EPM Is Most Secure in the Cloud

Posted by Steve Berry

Jan 22, 2020 11:59:48 AM

It’s easy to believe that running your financial systems in your own facility is more secure than running them in someone else’s. The truth is just the opposite, especially for EPM.

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

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

Your Annual Financial System Health Checkup

Posted by Steve Berry

Jul 18, 2019 2:07:15 PM

Even people who believe they are in good health should get an annual physical exam. The same goes for the technology ecosystem keeping your company’s financials alive.

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Topics: Technology Insights, Cloud EPM, Finance Best Practices, Finance Operations, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)