In February 2009, Quocirca interviewed 800 individuals across eight geographies about their views on, and usage of, enterprise performance management (EPM) tools and processes. The research was repeated in December 2009 and there was a clear improvement in understanding of EPM basics. However, much remains to be done. The overall increase in the EPM sub-indices does not mean there is room for complacency. Find out why.
integrated enterprise application
more rigorous, connected and integrated approach to EPM will be seen in the coming months. 1. Introduction In early 2009, the impact of the recession was just beginning to make itself felt through the financial reporting structures of organisations around the world. The good times had been rolling, for many, for many years, and the capability to track in minute detail exactly how well a business was performing was not a major issue: cash flow was OK, everyone was being paid on time and there was money in