July 7, 2009

Top CPM Deployment Mistakes

Whether you're still using outdated spreadsheets or just looking for additional help with financial consolidation, budgeting, planning and forecasting, CPM offers many business benefits to large […]
October 11, 2007

BI and CPM software: Build vs. buy

In Part 1 of this article series, “Business intelligence and corporate performance management: What’s the difference?” I discussed the inherent differences between BI and CPM and […]
September 11, 2007

BI and CPM software: What’s the difference?

What is the difference between business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management (CPM)? What is the difference between BI and CPM vendors? The answer to the […]
October 12, 2006

Which will become pervasive, CPM or BI?

Lately I have read articles and analysts’ reports discussing whether Corporate Performance Management (CPM) rather than business intelligence (BI) will become pervasive in the future. This […]
June 12, 2006

Data Shadow Systems Today, CPM Tomorrow

Earlier this year, at the 2006 Gartner Business Intelligence Conference, I heard a market prediction that made me wonder if industry-watchers are focusing too far into the […]
January 12, 2006

Align Metadata and Business Initiatives

You don’t often hear “metadata management” and “business initiatives” in the same sentence. It’s time for that to change. Metadata management is the secret ingredient that […]