Commentary: Strategic CPM as a Driver for Organizational Performance Management

Although the majority of live corporate performance management (CPM) implementations today primarily address the tactical needs of the office of finance, the combination of cloud, mobile, social and information (including in memory) computing forces is enabling new strategic CPM capabilities.

Commentary: Budget Iterations

Mary C. Driscoll on discusses their Metric of the Month: Budget Iterations.

In an ideal world, the budgeting process would be fast and painless. But for many division heads, finance teams, and CFOs who see the same spreadsheets crossing their desks over and over, it is an exercise in frustration.

Commentary – Can Strategic Planning Pay Off?

McKinsey & Co. have an article from their McKinsey Quarterly archives on their website discussing Strategic Planning, and proposing four guidelines to help strategic planners make the crucial leap from plans to decisions.

Cortell Project Manager and Consultant Van Zyl Brink discusses this article.

Key Technology Trends for Management Accountants have an article on the Key Technology Trends for Management Accountants. They write: The list includes some technology solutions that have been around for a while and some that are relatively new. A major challenge of today’s technologies is that there are too many of them. Innovations occur daily, and companies can’t keep pace with […]