Gartner Research

Align CPM and Analytics Within a Broader Business Analytics Framework for Best Use

Published: 24 October 2013

ID: G00237223

Analyst(s): Christopher Iervolino

Summary

Growing analytics capabilities within CPM solutions lead to overlaps with other business analytics tools, making it challenging for IT to align these types. Finance and IT leaders can use these best practices to align tools within a broader business framework.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Ensure IT and Finance Strike a Balance Between Adhering to Standards and Pursuing Multiple Solutions to Meet CPM Needs
  • Educate IT on Key Analytics and Process Support Needs for Finance to Support More-Strategic CPM
  • Ensure Tactical CPM Initiatives Within Finance Involve IT and Are Considered in the Context of Organizationwide Business Analytics Capabilities

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