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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Lifecycle Management in Planning Analytics Workspace

Lifecycle Manager is an administration tool that allows administrators to migrate objects from one environment to another. The administrator performing the migration must be logged into Planning Analytics Workspace and have access to view the objects being migrated. Within Planning Analytics Workspace, Lifecycle Manager is accessed through the Administration page under your name on the…

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Budget Cycle Management – Manual vs. Automation

Budget cycle management may be the most important series of tasks completed by an organization as it relates to finance. Often, budget cycle management will involve a combination of individuals on the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, as well as individuals in the Financial Systems or Information Technology (IT) functions. Employees on FP&A teams…

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Upgrade from TM1 10.2.2 to Planning Analytics

Considering an upgrade from TM1 10.2.2 to Planning Analytics? Since IBM support for TM1 10.2.2 ends in September 2019, it makes sense to plan for an upgrade. But there are some key items to take into consideration. In this blog, I will explain the high-level upgrade process as well as the items you need to…

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What is FP&A? – Financial Planning and Analysis

  What is FP&A? This is arguably one of the questions that you will encounter from people who don’t understand what financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting entails. Well, financial planning and analysis (FP&A) involves evaluating all aspects of a company’s operational setup. By undertaking FP&A, corporate bodies can gauge their performance as well as…

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