Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises

Published: 14 May 2019

ID: G00366580

Analyst(s): John Van Decker , Greg Leiter , Robert Anderson

Summary

Migration from on-premises to cloud-based core financial management suites is a major concern for the Office of Finance. Cloud solutions are now more robust, but they are not yet suitable for all organizations. This report will help application leaders assess solutions for specific use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acumatica
    • FinancialForce
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle (NetSuite)
    • Oracle (Oracle ERP Cloud)
    • Ramco Systems
    • Sage Intacct
    • SAP (S/4HANA Cloud)
    • Unit4
    • Workday
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Lower Midsize Focus
    • Configure/Deploy/Integrate
    • Accounts Receivable
    • Financial Analytics and Reporting
    • GL Coding Structures/Processes
    • Project Accounting/Costing/Billing
    • Purchasing and Accounts Payable
    • Usability
    • Fixed Asset Accounting
    • Complex GL Capabilities
    • Geographic Coverage
    • Global Enterprise Focus
    • Large Enterprise Focus
    • Subsidiary/Business Unit Focus
    • Upper Midsize Focus
  • Use Cases
    • Core Financials for Lower Midsize Enterprises
    • Core Financials for Upper Midsize Enterprises
    • Core Financials for Large Enterprises
    • Global Enterprise Financial Backbone
    • Subsidiary/Business Unit Finance Systems
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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