Ovum: How to Justify the Business Case for EPM
A step-by-step guide to quantifying and articulating the value of EPM.
While most enterprises understand the value of an enterprise performance management (EPM) solution, they often find it difficult to justify its benefits and accurately know its costs. As with BI investments, EPM frequently involves significant hidden costs and upfront investments which are difficult to predict. Initial manpower and efforts are often significant and may dwarf the investment made in software licenses. In addition, there is usually a heavy professional services element, similar to data warehouse deployments.
In this report, Ovum provides practical tips to enterprises on how to accurately model the costs and benefits of procuring and managing an EPM solution. The report details various methods that can be used to understand the true economic value of an EPM solution.
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