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

Make Planning Continuous!

Posted by Steve Berry

Jun 6, 2019 9:53:55 AM

When you only plan once a year, you spend the rest of the year explaining factors that the plan failed to take into account. More time between plans equals more explaining.

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

How EPM Has Changed Finance’s Role

Posted by Steve Berry

May 23, 2019 10:59:24 AM

Faced with new challenges, empowered by new tools, and driven by a new mission, finance has gone from counting the company’s beans to helping craft its secret sauce.

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

How to Get People to Budget (or Budget Better)

Posted by Steve Berry

Apr 26, 2019 10:09:51 AM

Your enterprise has a choice: budgeting can either be viewed as part of the solution to subpar performance or as part of the problem. Either way, it is a self-fulfilling attitude.

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

Why Self-Service EPM Matters

Posted by Steve Berry

Apr 11, 2019 9:49:10 AM

Stakeholders know better than IT what tools, information, and insights will best serve their needs. That is why IT should give stakeholders the power to serve themselves.

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