Aligning Financial and Operational Objectives.
Aberdeen research finds that top-performing organizations, or Leaders,are 30% more likely to have implemented enterprise performance management (EPM/CPM) than Followers (see sidebar). With real-time access to data, these companies take the guesswork out of planning, decreasing the time involved in forecasting and increasing forecast accuracy. These organizations also champion data accessibility and collaboration between stakeholders, promoting organizational accountability. In the end, they decrease time-to-decision while increasing revenues and operating margins.