Financial managers in all industries need to be aware of the health of their organization as well as the health of the processes that enable sound financial management. In this article, I will outline some basic metrics that can be used to identify and evaluate the health and efficiency of the accounting and finance function as well as the financial health of the organization.
While it is true that specific metrics can vary across industries, in this article we will address metrics and concepts that can be applied across most industries.
The metrics to be discussed will be broken up into the following categories:
I attended Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) 2014 recently with a focus on BI, Big Data and ERP. As usual there was no shortage of information. The Partner briefings were particularly helpful in getting some insight into how Oracle sees the future.
Oracle E-Business Suite,
Real-Time Supply Chain and Inventory Analytics,
Real-Time Financial Analytics,
With many technology options available and the degree of complexity involved in the related business processes, it can be difficult to define an efficient architecture for enterprise management reporting across the organization. This article outlines some best practices for enterprise management reporting.
As part of KPI's web series on Examining Oracle BI Applications 11g, this short video provides a brief overview of the new release of the Oracle BI Applications. Areas of examination for this session include:
Student Information Analytics,
Peoplesoft Campus Solutions,
Oracle BI Applications,
Procurement & Spend Analytics,
Examining OBIA 11g,
Oracle Data Integrator (ODI),
Fixed Asset Analytics,
Indirect Spend Planning,
Supply Chain and Order Management,