”If you do not know where you come from, then you don't know where you are, and if you don't know where you are, then you don't know where you're going.”Read more >
In 2019, Sophia Tiwana was looking for a job at a company that encourages self-development and employee well-being, as well as allowing her to fulfil her passion for technology. In July, she joined inlumi as an Analyst at our London office. We interviewed Sophia to find out how she has been helping clients with EPM technologies during her first year at inlumi.
During these unprecedented times, many companies are adapting the way they operate with the emphasis on remote working. In fact, it is highly likely that you will be reading this from your own home office space. Overnight, Covid-19 has forced a new style of working which could even become permanent as companies and employees embrace the flexibility that it offers. Could this be the new normal?
In these unprecedented and turbulent times, long-awaited strategic projects to replace ailing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions may have been placed on hold for the foreseeable future. Are you confident that your current systems and processes are resilient enough to perform critical business tasks in the short-term? Does your EPM solution exhibit any of the following symptoms?Read more >
Organisations need to be continually on the lookout for potential threats arising from a competitive and ever-fluctuating market. By challenging your assumptions and planning for multiple scenarios, you will be better equipped to make informed decisions. What-if analysis in planning can enable you to evaluate potential future outcomes and to create an understanding of how different variables can affect your business goals. These variables can be anything from sales, cost of sales, personnel costs, margin, etc.Read more >
With the introduction of the Oracle EPM 11.2 platform, at least one major difference was introduced. The tool to maintain the metadata for your EPM applications, Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA), is no longer part of the toolset. If you were using EPMA or want to improve your metadata maintenance procedures, Oracle now offers Data Relationship Management (DRM). The word “Management” hints to a major advantage that you’ll gain in your current procedures.
Much of the Scottish Highlands were originally home to a diversity of plants and animals. Today, many of the species that once thrived here have been lost. Mossy Earth, inlumi’s sustainability partner, aims to help undo some of this damage and restore the empty glens and hillsides of the Scottish Highlands to rich, wild ecosystems. inlumi is sponsoring two of their projects in the Scottish Highlands: radio tagging salmon and building eagle nest platforms.
During all my years designing and implementing integration solutions for EPM processes, one thing is clear to me: data integration is a vital part of the equation. After all, it is what brings together any EPM process such as Financial Consolidation and Planning & Budgeting.Read more >
As organisations are increasingly in need of detailed financial reporting, financial processes have become more complex with greater pressure on process control. Several people may be involved in various business processes within the same organisation, making the processes extensive and difficult to follow.Read more >