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What is an EPM Installation Consultant? – Part 3: Post Implementation

Posted by Charles Dagaev on Fri, Jan 11, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed the differences between installation consultants and technical consultants. In Part 2, we dug into the details of technical landscape design. In this third and final post of the series, I'll outline some of the Column5 Technical Services that can help ensure your project keeps moving forward in the post implementation environment.

Topics: Process Improvement, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Performance, Implementation

What is an Installation Consultant? – Part 2: Landscape Design

Posted by Charles Dagaev on Wed, Jan 09, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed the differences between installation consultants and technical consultants. In Part 2, let's dig into the details of technical landscape design.

Topics: Process Improvement, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Performance, Implementation, BPC (Business Planning & Consolidation)

Death of the Budget – Long Live the Rolling Forecast

Posted by Martin Lloyd on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

I've been implementing planning solutions for many years. One of the areas that we often find on the agenda for a planning application design meeting -- or, if it's not on the agenda, something we will bring up -- is the question of whether the organisation has a separate budgeting cycle or whether the budget has been subsumed into a rolling forecast process.

Topics: Process Improvement, Excel, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Project Management, Innovation, Performance, Roadmap, Forecasting

Beyond Spreadsheets: The Future of EPM

Posted by David Den Boer on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 @ 07:11 AM

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) has come a long way from solutions that were first seen almost two decades ago. Of course, it could be argued that the first “EPM Technology” was the spreadsheet—dating back more than 30 years now.

Topics: Process Improvement, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Business Intelligence (BI), Performance, Roadmap

Technology vs. Process?

Posted by Connie Folk on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 @ 09:10 AM

It's not uncommon for business stakeholders to start forming a mental image of the solution once there is a high-level understanding of the features a new technology provides. But is understanding the sizzle the new tool brings to your current business challenges enough to have a winning project? Perhaps not!

Topics: Process Improvement, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), EPM ROI, Value

Choosing the Ideal EPM Implementation Partner, Part 2

Posted by David Den Boer on Sun, Apr 01, 2012 @ 03:04 AM

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In Choosing the Ideal EPM Implementation Partner, Part 1 , I discussed the three components for an effective enterprise performance management capability: the process state of your company, technological capabilities, and your implementation partner. Today, let's dig into the 8 essential qualities to look for in an implementation partner to best assist your internal team in achieving your objectives.

Topics: Process Improvement, Training, Innovation, Implementation

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