Posts Tagged ‘Financial Planning’

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4 Top Cloud Financial Planning Solutions

Planning and Analytics on the Cloud All organizations must perform financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and many want to shift from a complex web of spreadsheets to a cloud-based integrated solution.  This article will introduce financial planning and analysis and survey four cloud-based solutions. An FP&A solution consolidates and integrates all data, rules, and calculations […]

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IBM Planning Analytics with Cloud Pak for Data

What is IBM Planning Analytics with Cloud Pak for Data? IBM offers Planning Analytics for on-premise and on the IBM Cloud; why have they added IBM Planning Analytics on Cloud Pak for Data?  We will cover this question with the following explanations: Why IBM Planning Analytics? What is IBM Cloud Pak for Data? How does […]

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Data Science Virtual Expert Panel Presented by AWS

Join us and our partner Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a virtual Q&A session on Wednesday, April 15. AWS will feature one of our experts to speak on a panel about the evolution and progress being made to solve critical business problems such as customer personalization and forecasting through the use of data science. Perficient […]

EPBCS — Beyond Accounting and Finance

Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) can be used to address needs beyond financial planning and analysis. Typical use cases in other corporate functions are: Sales: Sales and growth margins by customer, product line, and territory; collection and tracking of sales plans; price case modeling; compensation plans HR: Employee-related expense planning, integration with […]

Financial Education [Trend To Watch]

Results from the National Financial Capability Study (NFCS) were released in July, 2016 by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation). The findings, which include data from more than 27,000 U.S. adults, reiterate the importance of providing people with financial education to help them better manage their money. According to an infographic that depicts the study’s results, “Absolute levels […]

Challenges in Financial Planning

It’s well known that many organizations invest a tremendous amount of time and energy preparing the annual operating plan. Mature finance organizations have moved beyond the annual plan to more useful monthly forecasts, rolling plans, and predictive analysis. Regardless of frequency, the budget and forecast cycle is often beset with the same issues: Errors manipulating […]

An ARCS and FCCS Implementation Success Story [Webinar]

Orthofix International, a global medical device company and a legacy Hyperion Financial Management customer, needed to improve its overall close process, providing better tools to employees, and minimizing its infrastructure footprint. They partnered with Perficient to implement Oracle Hyperion Account Reconciliation Cloud Service (ARCS) and Financial Close Cloud Service (FCCS) to perform account reconciliations and […]

Finance Transformation — What Does it Mean?

Finance Transformation has been a catchphrase in the enterprise performance management (EPM) industry for several years. But what does finance transformation mean exactly? From our perspective, it begins with the marriage of modern, digital technologies with a strong governance philosophy. When this occurs, a finance organization is transformed into a prescient voice shaping business strategy. […]

Oracle Project Financials Cloud in 9 Weeks

Oracle Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Cloud is an integrated solution from Oracle designed for project-centric businesses looking to improve the way they manage projects.  Project Financials Cloud, a key solution in the suite, is designed to streamline planning, budgeting, forecasting and cost capture. Imagine unprecedented financial visibility and control over your projects, services such as project […]