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Critical Capabilities for Cloud Financial Planning and Analysis Solutions

Published: 13 October 2020

Summary

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.

Included In Full Research

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

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

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Critical Capabilities: A deeper look into provider offerings

How does a Critical Capabilities report work?

As a companion to the Magic Quadrant™, a Critical Capabilities report scores competing products and services against a set of meaningful differentiators. It reveals which options are the best fit in various use cases to help you focus on the vendors best suited to your needs.

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Narrow down the product and service criteria most important to you.

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