7 Myths and Misconceptions of Consolidation Software

Sponsored by Longview 

  • Hear an analyst outline seven myths/realities of consolidation software, while a product expert fleshes out the details
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Guy Menard, VP of Close Product Management, Longview
  • Originally Broadcast: December 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Gather practical advice on what to look for and what questions to ask when evaluating consolidation solutions. Hear how next-generation consolidation solutions are enabling organizations to automate their process, reduce the time to close and give you confidence that your data is accurate.

Rethinking FP&A: An Analyst’s View

Sponsored by Vena Solutions

  • Hear an analyst explain the various stages of FP&A evolution, along with the benefits gained
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Justin Merritt, Director Solutions Engineering, Vena Solutions
  • Originally Broadcast: June 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Learn how rethinking FP&A can help your organization meet and exceed its objectives. This webcast will provide a guide to the various stages in the evolution of FP&A. See where your organization stands and proactively plan for the next steps. We will identify the key things to focus on when reviewing and rethinking your FP&A processes, with the ultimate objective of improving your bottom line.

Budgeting in the Cloud for Midmarket Companies

Sponsored by Prophix

  • Learn why the next generation of performance management solutions is a particularly good fit for midmarket organizations
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Ron Massicotte, Director Product Marketing, Prophix; Mike Carroll, Director Solutions Engineering, Prophix
  • Originally Broadcast: May 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Corporate Performance Management solutions have been around for several decades and widely used by companies of all sizes. Today, performance management software is considered a key business system alongside the GL & ERP. The next generation of performance management solutions has evolved to support company-wide initiatives and includes strategic, financial and operational plans.

Five Steps to Purchasing Financial Software that Grows Your Business

Sponsored by Vena Solutions

  • Learn the key steps to selecting the ideal performance management solution for your unique needs
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Steve Welsh, VP Solutions Engineering, Vena Solutions
  • Originally Broadcast: January 2018
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Top performing businesses have taken a common and proactive approach to meeting challenges and capturing opportunities. How? By carefully selecting Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and other financial software that transitions finance teams from collectors of information to data-driven decision makers. This webcast takes you through five key steps to ensure you make the right decision when putting together your financial tech stack. From evaluating your current needs to knowing what questions to ask for a painless implementation, learn how to choose the right technologies and partners to meet your business goals.

The Next Wave in Budgeting and Planning Solutions: Performance Management Plus

Sponsored by Jedox

  • Discover what’s new in performance management
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, BPM Partners; Ed Gromann, Jedox; Aviv Kurz and Liron Ezra, Netafim
  • Originally Broadcast: March 2017
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Performance management solutions have been around for many years now and have done a solid job of automating routine budgeting, planning, and forecasting tasks. However, business needs have been evolving over time and older solutions haven’t been able to keep up. More modern solutions are now available that can in fact address the expanded requirements of today’s CFO and Finance team. We call this category of solutions Performance Management Plus.

5 Necessities of an Innovative Budgeting and Planning System

Sponsored by CCH Tagetik

  • Learn the key capabilities that define an innovative budgeting, planning, and forecasting system
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; John Torley, Director FP&A, Hunterdon Medical Center
  • Originally Broadcast: February 2017
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Is your budgeting and planning innovative or, is it mired in stagnation? BP&F thought-leaders discuss the key capabilities an innovative BP&F system should have in 2017 and beyond. This session includes a case study that examines how a medical center took a new approach to budgeting that positively impacted revenues and patient satisfaction.

A Modern Finance Case Study: Cloud or On-Premise Which Deployment Approach Will Best Meet Your Needs?

Sponsored by Prophix

  • Understand more about the cost, service, functionality, technology considerations and business benefits when looking at on-premises systems and cloud-based offerings
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Ronel Marbella, Director Product Strategy, Prophix; Joey Perrone, Director FP&A, Aeglea Biotherapeutics
  • Originally Broadcast: January 2017
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

As more and more Finance applications become available via the cloud, organizations must consider which deployment approach will best meet their particular business needs to help ensure they are evolving and modernizing the Office of Finance’s budgeting, reporting & forecasting. Join us as we discuss the cost, service, functionality, and technology factors to be considered when looking at on-premises and cloud-based performance management applications. Also, hear from a leading biotechnology company, who will share their decision process in choosing a modern finance solution. Learn the details of how they evaluated the On-Premise vs. Cloud deployment options, along with the lessons they learned along the way that helped to mitigate risks.

Ease of Use: The Next Budgeting Requirement

Sponsored by XLerant

  • Learn why ease of use has become a key requirement for new budgeting systems and what to look for when selecting a solution
  • Speaker(s): Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners; Joanne Brunn, CEO, XLerant; Minden Dickson, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Hunt Companies; Cheryl Warner, Controller, Northwood University
  • Originally Broadcast: October 22, 2015
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Executive Summary:

Understand the various meanings of ease of use and why it is different than familiarity, the significant impact on adoption and rollout success if this key aspect is overlooked, and how to evaluate ease-of-use in product selection. In addition, the panelists will share their experiences and lessons learned evaluating and selecting their BPM software solution, focusing on the role ease-of-use played in their purchase consideration, as well as the real- world impact (and return on investment) of ease-of-use on implementation, adoption, maintenance, increased collaboration and employee engagement.

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