Gartner Research

In-Memory and Mobile Computing Facilitate More Agile Strategic Financial Planning

Published: 08 May 2013

ID: G00247438

Analyst(s): Christopher Iervolino


In-memory and mobile computing, along with more extensive embedded analytics, will allow the CFO to add operational relevance and agility to strategic financial plans.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Assess In-Memory and Mobile Computing Capabilities in Conjunction With Drilldowns to Operational Detail, Collaborative Driver-Based Modeling and More Accessible Analytics
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Mobile Computing
    • Embedded Analytics
  • When Evaluating Emerging IMC Solutions, Consider Both Data Accessibility and the Degree of Related Business Process Change Required to Fully Leverage More Real-Time Information
  • Ensure IT and the Office of Finance Work Together to Evaluate Strategic Financial Planning Tools From Both Established and Best-of-Breed Vendors

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