Gartner Research

Drivers and Challenges of Corporate Performance Management

Published: 30 January 2004

ID: G00119547

Analyst(s): Brian Wood, Lee Geishecker, Frank Buytendijk


New pressures require businesses to adopt holistic approaches to corporate performance management. This report identifies the drivers, benefits and challenges of corporate performance management and recommends appropriate action.

Table Of Contents
  • Management Summary
  • Introduction
  • Scope of Corporate Performance Management
    • Processes
    • Methodologies
    • Metrics
    • Technology
  • Drivers
    • Corporate Governance
    • Traditional Budget Process
    • Unfinished Business After the Boom in ERP
    • Need For Better Controls and Metrics
    • Accelerating Into the Future
  • Benefits
  • Challenges
    • Political Tendencies
    • Spreadsheet Temptations
    • Short-Term Thinking
    • Hidden Costs
    • Change Management
  • Conclusion
  • Acronym Key

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