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How The Future Of Financial Planning And Analysis Would Look In Latin America

Finance executives from Latin America (including South America and Mexico) believe that the pressure to deliver clear, actionable business insight to…
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How Does Integrated Business Planning Support Profitability Analysis?

In my initial blog in this series related to integrated business planning (IBP) I described
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How Does Integrated Business Planning Support Strategy Execution?

In my initial blog in this series related to integrated business planning (IBP), I described IBP as seamlessly integrating user interfaces and workflows. IBP links strategic, operational, and financial objectives and plans to improve employee alignment with the…
Why Is Integrated Business Planning (IBP) So Critical?

Why Is Integrated Business Planning (IBP) So Critical?

If you have not heard or read about integrated business planning (IBP) until you are now reading this article, then welcome to learning about a topic that will be critical to you and your organization. For those of you…
Unleashing The Potential Of Finance Operations

Unleashing The Potential Of Finance Operations

Improvement for improvement’s sake may be a noble ideal, but that’s not what’s driving the desire to make the most out of finance operations—the slew of activities coming under finance’s umbrella that make the company run.
Enterprise Performance Management And The Eroica Effect

Enterprise Performance Management And The Eroica Effect

I was educated as an industrial engineer. Engineers are not perceived as very worldly or sophisticated. They are often pictured with a shirt-pocket protector stuffed with pens….
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Why Is There High Interest In Enterprise Performance Management? (Part 2)

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC In part 1 of this blog I questioned why EPM was receiving such popularity at the executive level, and posited some theories. Here in part 2, I give my view…
Why Is There High Interest In Enterprise Performance Management?

Why Is There High Interest In Enterprise Performance Management?

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC There is much confusion and little consensus as to what enterprise performance management (EPM) is. Different information technology research firms define it differently….
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What Words Tell Us About Analytics And Enterprise Performance Management

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC What trends have developed over the past century for enterprise and corporate performancemanagement (EPM/CPM) methods and…
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Who Are The Animals Of Analytics-Based Performance Management? (Part 2)

by Gary Cokins, Founder of Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC Doubtless after part 1 of my latest blog, which sought to compare human and animal behavioral characteristics in the context…