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Critical Capabilities for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions


The relative strengths of vendors specializing in cloud financial planning and analysis solutions vary according to the use cases supported by their products. This report will help application leaders responsible for finance software to assess vendors’ offerings.

Published: 13 October 2020

ID: G00450961

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

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Anaplan
    • Board International
    • IBM
    • Jedox
    • OneStream Software
    • Oracle
    • Planful
    • Prophix
    • SAP
    • Vena Solutions
    • Wolters Kluwer (CCH Tagetik)
    • Workday
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Financial Budgets and Plans
    • Complex Financial Budgets and Plans
    • IFP and Modeling
    • Ease of Implementation
    • Ease of Use and Maintenance
    • Application Governance
    • Reporting and Analytics
    • EMEA Support
    • Global Support
  • Use Cases
    • Lower Midsize Organization
    • Upper Midsize Organization
    • Large Organization
    • Global Organization
    • Business Unit
    • EMEA-Based Organization
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Product Capabilities
  • Market Presence
  • Honorable Mention
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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