Current pure play business intelligence (BI) leaders offer the advantage of superior analytics and planning capabilities; however, enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are improving their analytic capabilities and accessibility.
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a set of packaged application integrations between the Geac MPC performance management software and several Geac ERP offerings , such as Geac E Series , Geac M Series , Geac SmartStream , and Geac System21 . Yet, as seen with Geac MPC, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and planning are at the heart of a CPM solution, however, without these features, true CPM cannot be achieved (see Financial Reporting, Planning, and Budgeting as Necessary Pieces of EPM ). Moreover, although CPM starts with