Guest Analyst Paul Hamerman Discusses How to Accelerate EPM Selection in Tagetik’s Next Progressive CFO Webinar

May 25, 2016, 10:02 ET from Tagetik

STAMFORD, Connecticut and LUCCA, Italy, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

New Deployment Options, Less Dependence on IT, and Need for Vendor Agility Call for New Approaches to Enterprise Performance Management Selection Process 

Tagetik, a visionary leader in global performance management software solutions, will host the webinar "An Accelerated Approach to EPM Software Selection," the latest presentation in Tagetik's popular Progressive CFO series on Wednesday, June 1, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time/ 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. Central European Time.  Guest speaker Paul Hamerman, vice president and principal analyst for Forrester Research, will discuss why finance teams need to move beyond traditional RFPs for enterprise performance management (EPM) selection processes and will highlight selection considerations to improve decision-making.

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Dave Kasabian, chief marketing officer of Tagetik, will direct the conversation.  The 30-minute interview will touch on these and other topics:

  • How new technologies and deployment options are changing the EPM landscape;
  • How the increasingly strategic demands on the office of finance must factor into the selection process;
  • Why RFPs frequently result in unreliable outcomes and favor mature vendors over market innovators;
  • New, more agile approaches to evaluating EPM vendors.

Hamerman has been an industry analyst for Forrester for 13 years and specializes in finance and HR enterprise applications.  He has 30 years of overall experience in research and advisory services, management consulting, and systems integration. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a certified management accountant.

"Finance needs are shifting from batch to real-time, from retrospective to predictive, and from numeric to visual.  Therefore, EPM software selection must shift from a static, functional orientation to one that identifies solutions that can truly enable business growth and agility," said Kasabian.  "RFPs were developed by IT when IT 'owned' all system selections and operations.  But today's EPM solutions are best owned and governed by the office of finance.  Therefore, selections should be based on current and projected business needs, not historical IT priorities."

To register for the interview and discussion, click here.

About Tagetik 

Tagetik understands the complex challenges that face the Office of Finance and translates that knowledge into intuitive, enterprise-scale performance management software solutions that drive business results. With Tagetik, companies get the simplicity of the Cloud and the power to unify financial and operational planning; shorten the consolidation and close process; immediately analyze results, model and compare full financial statement impact of business scenarios; adjust strategic plans; seamlessly update rolling forecasts; produce formatted and auditable financial statements and management reports; collaborate on business reviews, and automate disclosure and board reporting. Tagetik has built-in financial intelligence so that CFOs, finance managers, and operations executives can orchestrate multiple or all processes in one software solution. More than 850 customers across 35 countries count on Tagetik to improve efficiency, reduce risk, save money and deliver results. For more information, visit We get Finance. You get results.

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