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How To Avoid The EPM Black Swan Catastrophe

Posted by Jamison Chochrek on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

We have all heard of the Big Bang Theory. It is one idea of how the universe was created. Certainly not the only one, but a prevailing trend in modern astrophysics. It is one of the least successful ways a project can achieve success. The “Big Bang Project” is more likely to create a big “Black Swan”. If you are a business leader, project manager or stakeholder, you know that Black Swans leave “black eyes” for you and the business. If you are looking at a Business Intelligence, Analytics or Enterprise Performance Management project then you may want to read this.

Topics: Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics, Rapid Deployment Systems, Implementation

The Easy Way to Increase EPM ROI - Part 1

Posted by Jonathon Pause on Thu, Nov 08, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Like it or not, we are a business society of metrics and when it comes to enterprise performance management (EPM), few are more important than return on investment (ROI). You have two ways to increase your EPM ROI: increase the gain from investment or reduce the cost of investment. We are steadfast believers that partnering with Column5 is the best way to optimize your gains, but today I want to discuss how you can control your costs, no matter the size of your company. The easiest way to reduce costs is to focus on reducing your cost per model (application BPC 7.5 and earlier).

Topics: Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), EPM ROI, Rapid Deployment Systems, Performance, Value, Implementation, BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation)

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