IDC PeerScape: Practices to Implement Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting in Enterprise Performance Management

IDC PeerScape: Practices to Implement Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting in Enterprise Performance Management

This IDC PeerScape explores some of the lessons learned by organizations as they implemented their EPM planning solutions and their advice to other companies looking to select and implement these applications."Enterprise performance management applications are a strategic decision-making tool for enterprises. Most commercial EPM tools meet common functional requirements, but enterprises that implement these tools keeping best practices in mind have a higher success rate and adoption among users," says Chandana Gopal, research director, Business Analytics.

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Practice 1: Spend Time Really Understanding the Data and Granularity You Need in the EPM Application
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Practice 2: Find an EPM Implementation Partner That Complements Your Skill Sets and Brings Best Practice
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Practice 3: Select a Vendor That Can Meet Your Requirements Today and in Three to Five Years
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Practice 4: Ensure You Review the Terms and Conditions of What Is Going to Be Delivered as Part of the EPM Solution
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