What is Performance Management? While you have probably read the terms Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) before, the term Performance Management is less often mentioned but just as important. Put simply, ERP systems improve the back office and CRM systems improve the front office – which together help you to achieve Operational Excellence. Performance Management systems, on the other hand, are used by the finance team to help you to achieve Management Excellence.Read more >
Welcome to the next in the series of articles that explains how we at inlumi approach our projects. In previous articles I have looked at the importance of the data model and my colleague, Kim Lam, spoke about the agile methodology we apply during the Design, Development and Test phases of our projects. In this article, I will be expanding on Kim’s article to show how we apply an agile, templated approach and how this approach works brilliantly for EPM projects.Read more >
Welcome to the first in a series of articles that describe how we at inlumi approach projects and why this approach is important to us.Read more >
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 >
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 >
Financial Management is compiling and controlling financial activities by applying general management principles to financial resources in the organisation. In the long run, Financial Management will contribute to the universal goal for all companies: making profit and returning maximum value to stakeholders. There are two separate areas to Financial Management; the Legal and the Operational area. They are strongly connected to one another, and yet they serve different external and internal stakeholders.Read more >
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) - also known as Corporate Performance Management - is the process of managing and understanding an organisation. Both “how did we do, and why did we do it?” and “what should we do, and how should we do it?” are answered by EPM. It includes all stakeholders connected to managing the organisation, whether it is managing strategies, plans or execution. Think of EPM as a closed-loop fact-based decision-maker, with the ability to enable and facilitate the possibility of linking financial and operational metrics.Read more >