Achieving full optimization for business processes across the organization can be arduous.  With the support of technology as a tool to standardize, consolidate and automate, process optimization is attainable.    First, understand your business process.  Over time it is natural for processes to evolve and wander away from their original design and intent.  Determine if y ...

Oil and gas is a multifaceted, volatile global industry that experiences constant price fluctuations coupled with long periods of boom and bust. Reporting on financials is a cornerstone to this industry.  Today’s oil and gas companies are changing the way they approach budgeting and forecasting by leveraging flexible and powerful technology tools and solutions that provide agi ...

Altius CEO, Noel Phillips shares his thoughts on where he sees the direction of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) usage moving in businesses large and small. Noel Phillips:  The first thing I am seeing is a more iterative approach.  It used to be that companies were lucky to get through one or two cycles of a budget and forecast a year driven by the lack of available dat ...