Taking the pain out of your ERP transition

Written By: Ted Pibil, OpenGov Originally posted March 13, 2018 Time for an upgrade Few phrases cause heartburn faster than “ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system upgrade.” Yet most governments have recently completed, are currently undergoing, or will soon begin a major ERP project. There’s good reason - many ERPs are aging and can no longer…

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How to embrace—not replace—your spreadsheets with IBM Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel

Written By: Letha Wicker, IBM Originally posted July 23, 2019 Many planning professionals, whether in finance or line-of-business roles, have a love/hate relationship with their spreadsheets. They love the flexibility and the familiarity of a tool that’s been around for decades. But when they try to use spreadsheets for large-scale planning and performance management, multiple issues arise.…

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How AI and machine learning are transforming business planning

Written By: Rob Douglas, Adaptive Insights Originally posted September 12, 2019 Now, more than ever, agility is the currency of success. And while agility may be about responding intelligently to the changing nature of the marketplace, those responses must be rooted in a plan. Today, many organizations leverage newer technologies in the cloud for planning, having moved…

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5 Steps to Unleashing the True Value of Finance

Written By: Scott Stern, OneStream Originally posted July 24, 2019 It’s time for CFOs to live in the moment.  Trust me.  We know the past.  Like a fine swiss-watch keeping time, finance teams have religiously closed the books, reported to stakeholders and complied with regulatory requirements.  This was the focus of the previous finance generation after all. Modern finance is here.…

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Modern enterprise performance management for the agile business

Written By: Stephanie Freyer, IBM Planning Analytics Marketing, IBM Originally posted April 16, 2019 As companies look to fully embrace agility as a way of working and doing business, integrated planning is emerging as an ideal way forward. Integrated planning unleashes the power of enterprise performance management across your company to support business and organizational agility. That’s right.…

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