Mark Smith's Analyst Perspectives

Tidemark Leads New Wave of Innovation in Planning and Performance Excellence

Posted by Mark Smith on Mar 29, 2013 11:36:35 AM

Organizations succeed through continuous planning to achieve high levels of performance. For most organizations planning is not an easy process to conduct. Planning software is typically designed for only a few people in the process, such as analysts, or organizations might use spreadsheets, which are not designed for business planning across an organization. Most technologies only allow you to examine the past and not plan for the future. For decades organizations have tried to focus planning on driving better results through higher participation, but they have usually failed, as technology has not advanced enough to support this business need.

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Topics: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Planning, CFO, Cloud Computing, Cloudera, Customer Performance Management (CPM), finance, Financial Performance Management (FPM), Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Information Applications (IA), Mobile Technology, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Operations, Sales Performance Management (SPM), Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Tidemark, Workday, Workforce Performance Management (WPM), Business Intelligence

Business Analysts, Take Control of Your Analytic Destiny

Posted by Mark Smith on Jun 24, 2011 11:40:28 AM

The recent buzz around business analytics has generated resurgent conversation about what businesses need from their data to optimize business processes and make better decisions. Our benchmark research on business analytics in more than 2,500 organizations produced unprecedented information about business and IT usage and competency with analytics. It confirmed that effective use of business analytics requires a balance of people and skills, processes, information and technology not just to provide capabilities but also to engage business analysts and users across the organization. The research also identified significant challenges facing organizations in terms of inefficient analytics processes and ineffective technology. 

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Topics: Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Mobility, Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Planning, CFO, CIO, Cloud Computing, Customer Performance Management (CPM), Financial Performance Management (FPM), Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Information Applications (IA), Information Management (IM), IT Performance Management (ITPM), Location Intelligence, Operational Intelligence, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Other, Sales Performance Management (SPM), Social Media, Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Sustainability, Uncategorized, Workforce Performance Management (WPM), Business Intelligence