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Driving Performance with Enterprise Planning
The dynamic business environment@technological advances, new disclosure requirements, wary investors@creates challenges and demands for accurate business

performance planning  Performance with Enterprise Planning The dynamic business environment—technological advances, new disclosure requirements, wary investors—creates challenges and demands for accurate business planning and forecasting. With corporate performance management, you can improve enterprise performance through enhanced planning. Learn about the people, process, and technology issues you need to address to improve your company’s performance.

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Incentive and Compensation Management

Enterprise incentive management (EIM) and employee compensation management sit between HR, CRM, Accounting, and sales force automation. These applications help sales executives gain perspective on sales performance, business operations, and manage compensation programs. EIM solutions are used to improve sales strategies. 

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Planning and Forecasting: Use Continuous Planning and Rolling Forecasts to Support Adaptive Management


Change may be the only constant in business. But why do so many companies lock themselves into a rigid system of annual plans, budgets, and targets that make rapid response to changing markets—and increasing competition—difficult, if not impossible? Discover how you can replace tedious annual planning cycles with regular business performance reviews and rolling forecasts, for more informed and accurate decision making.

performance planning  in business intelligence and performance management solutions. It provides world-class enterprise planning and BI software and services to help companies plan, understand and manage financial and operational performance. Cognos was acquired by IBM in February 2008. For more information, visit http://www.cognos.com . FOR MORE INFORMATION For more information on Cognos solutions, please visit www.cognos.com REQUEST A CALL To request a call or ask a question, go to www.cognos.com/contactme A Cognos Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation: Business Performance Management Competitor Analysis Report


Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.

performance planning  Planning and Consolidation: Business Performance Management Competitor Analysis Report Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more. Read More

Getting Strategic Planning and Financial Planning in the Same Bailiwick


To provide useful financial insight on projects, financial managers need to think about business strategy more like a series of options than a single projected cash flow. While the concepts of options are certainly familiar to most executives, the trick to valuing strategic choices lies in the complex and often overwhelming task of understanding the interaction between strategic options. This article provides a breakthrough planning approach for (1) rapidly realizing the business capabilities dictated by strategy (2) aligning process, technology and organization design and (3) through the financial lens of 'real options' shows how to quan

performance planning  information (e.g., products, projects, performance plans, and organizational data). Certainly, the financial community has responded to the 'relevance' challenge that was laid down over a decade ago 1 . In fact, relevance has been contagious. Already companies are tying balanced scorecard initiatives to leadership and strategy; making sure operating managers are focusing on the right issues and priorities, and coordinating the actions of the company as a whole in implementing those strategies 2 . While Read More

Improving Bank performance: Overcoming Common Planning-related Obstacles


Bank chief financial officers (CFOs) are being forced to reexamine their roles and responsibilities. Simply closing the books no longer works. Finance departments are being asked to perform strategic budgeting and planning, monitor risk and compliance, and improve overall performance. To meet these demands while competing in a turbulent marketplace, bank CFOs need sound planning and forecasting support. Find out more.

performance planning  compliance, and improve overall performance. To meet these demands while competing in a turbulent marketplace, bank CFOs need sound planning and forecasting support. Find out more. Read More

How to Evaluate a Sales and Operation Planning System


The features available in today’s sales and operations planning (SOP) systems make these systems indispensable assets for an organization. Reporting tools and graphical representations are just a couple of these key features. Find out what else to look for in an SOP system.

performance planning  and Metrics Standard key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics already built into an SOP system is a particularly useful feature that offers many benefits to an organization. Standard KPIs and metrics could be based on popular models, such as the supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model, and they can drastically reduce the implementation time of an SOP system. Most SOP system implementations take a long time to develop reports based on SCOR-based KPIs, so this capability should be a fundamental Read More

Adaptive Insights, Inc.


Adaptive Insights, Inc. provides world-class security and uptime. We partner with an IT services firm for datacenter operations, including infrastructure services, physical security, and backup and disaster recovery services. Additionally, the Adaptive Planning solution features the strongest encryption protocols; user IDs, passwords, and granular user access controls; and a multi-tenant architecture that keeps every company’s data separate from others. Many customers comment that because we are experts in the field, we are able to provide security and uptime that far exceed the levels attainable by their in-house IT departments.

performance planning  Planning Adaptive Planning provides world-class security and uptime. We partner with an IT services firm for datacenter operations, including infrastructure services, physical security, and backup and disaster recovery services. Additionally, the Adaptive Planning solution features the strongest encryption protocols; user IDs, passwords, and granular user access controls; and a multi-tenant architecture that keeps every company’s data separate from others. Many customers comment that because we Read More

Integrate Business Planning for Dynamics NAV


Developed based on the role-tailored integrated business planning model (RTIBPM), the Microsoft Dynamics NAV integrated business planning system automates much of the planning process. This white paper explores the history of integrated business planning (IBP), and discusses software solutions like Microsoft Dynamics NAV that can help your company improve performance planning.

performance planning  processes. IBP links corporate performance management to S&OP, with capability for strategic and financial modeling and analytics . IBP starts with strategic planning when company management sets targets for sales, profit, products and markets. Different approaches to achieve defined targets are evaluated and picked. Samples of such approaches can be: Expanding to different markets Introducing new products or brands Improving operational capabilities Creating partnerships with other players Acquiring Read More

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Performance management systems enable organizations to automate and optimize their performance processes and align employee development and goals with corporate objectives. This field guide will explore five critical steps to ensure that you get the most out of your workforce performance management investments.

performance planning  Tips to Effective Workforce Performance Management Performance management systems enable organizations to automate and optimize their performance processes and align employee development and goals with corporate objectives. This field guide will explore five critical steps to ensure that you get the most out of your workforce performance management investments. Read More

Unleashing Cloud Performance


For IT and business managers, the question is not whether to use the cloud, but how. Fortunately, the virtualization and consolidation projects that ignited this renewed interest in centralized computing also provide a guide for realizing the full potential of the cloud. Learn how to understand, optimize, and consolidate resources to deliver the highest use and highest return on investment (ROI) for your business.

performance planning  Cloud Performance Riverbed can provide a complete WAN optimization solution to accelerate cloud services and add a layer of intelligence to ensure that consolidated, virtualized applications and services are accessed by end-users everywhere in a way that enables them to be productive, while helping to deliver the expected cost and management efficiencies. Source: Riverbed Technology Resources Related to Unleashing Cloud Performance : Cloud Computing (Wikipedia) Unleashing Cloud Performance Read More

Financial Forecasting and Planning Summit, London UK, June 2-3, 2011


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performance planning  Forecasting and Planning Summit, London UK, June 2-3, 2011 Financial Forecasting and Planning Summit, London UK, June 2-3, 2011 If you're interested in learning about the latest innovations in financial planning and business forecasting from some of world's leading experts, the Financial Forecasting and Planning Summit is for you! At this two-day summit of forward-thinking business and financial leaders, you'll learn how to: engage senior leadership around financial forecasts and reviews use the Read More

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performance planning  Performance Excellence Do you know which of your products and customers are profitable and which are not? Telecommunications Performance Excellence provides you with a best-practices approach to dealing with underperforming products, assets, or rate plans; how to create the best bundled services; and how to maximize profits using your networks. To succeed in the highly competitive telecommunications business, get the right approach and the right tools—download your guide today. Also Read More

Breakthrough Performance Management: Tying Performance Metrics to Business Strategy


For many organizations, there is a disconnect between strategy and day-to-day activities. Strategy, resources, and risks are discussed at the executive level, but day-to-day activities and performance metrics are not connected to them. As a result, organizations can measure performance, but can’t manage it. The key to breakthrough performance management is tying performance metrics, resources, and risks to strategic objectives.

performance planning  Performance Management: Tying Performance Metrics to Business Strategy For many organizations, there is a disconnect between strategy and day-to-day activities. Strategy, resources, and risks are discussed at the executive level, but day-to-day activities and performance metrics are not connected to them. As a result, organizations can measure performance, but can’t manage it. The key to breakthrough performance management is tying performance metrics, resources, and risks to strategic Read More

Role of the CFO in Enterprise Performance Management


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performance planning  the CFO in Enterprise Performance Management As fast as business is changing, the role of the CFO seems to be evolving even faster. Day by day, the CFO is becoming more and more a change agent and strategic advisor to the CEO . The white paper Enterprise Performance Management: Financial Excellence and Beyond explores the business realities driving this evolution, and shows how financial performance management software can help the modern CFO: maximize corporate profitability protect the company from Read More

Is There a Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems?


The growth of sites and users on the Internet is beginning to create concerns about performance and the effects of any performance problems on E-commerce.

performance planning  Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems? Event Summary A recent study by Peter Sevcik of Northeast Consulting Services has raised the visibility of possible near-term problems with Internet performance. Sevcik studied Web-page delay both analytically and through experiments, the latter using data from Keynote Systems. He explains Web-page delay in terms of two parameters: Payload is the number of bytes a server sends to a browser for complete one page, and Turns are the number of times a browser must Read More