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February 8, 2018

By Gary Cokins, Founder and CEO: Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC

I like to think of the various EPM/CPM methods as an analogy of musical instruments in an orchestra. An orchestra’s conductor seeks balance and guides the symphony composer’s...

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December 28, 2017

There are many software products that claim to support CPM, but often they only support some aspects, for example financial planning and reporting. One of the issues is that...

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October 23, 2017

Too often software evaluations are restricted to features and functions. It’s like evaluating a car by looking at individual components such as the wheels, the engine, the...

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May 17, 2017

By Michael Huthwaite, Founder and CEO at FinanceSeer LLC


​The long-standing narrative of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM/CPM) has been squarely focused on the effort to steer organizations away from spreadsheets by embracing...

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October 5, 2016

CPM is concerned with the way in which an organisation manages its overall performance. As defined by Gartner it involves combining the methodologies used to manage strategy,...

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July 26, 2016

Workflow is critical to a CPM application in the same way that it is critical to ERP. It is through workflow that users are directed and their attention...

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