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Enterprise Performance Management: Cycle II
In February 2009, Quocirca interviewed 800 individuals across eight geographies about their views on, and usage of, enterprise performance management (EPM

performance baseline  unavoidable. 3. The Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Index Main Findings:   The index has been created to provide a baseline against which future progress can be measured. The index consists of six sub-indices, each covering a different area of an organisation's performance workflows. The EPM processes covered are inter-related and there are linkages within and across them. Implementing the processes enables a coherent and effective EPM strategy to be built up.   Quocirca, in conjunction with

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Business Performance Management

Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.  

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