Business Intelligence

What CEOs want from CIOs

RonDimon - January 27, 2009

Thanks to Bob Evans of InformationWeek for this article that sums it up nicely: 1. Create new products, and help business units do so more rapidly 2.…

Business Intelligence

Very good article on the value of Corporate Performance Management by PwC

RonDimon - January 26, 2009

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services recently published a very thorough article entitled “Corporate Performance Management: Achieving value by effectively anticipating and managing change.”The full 12-pager is available here: It picks…

Business Intelligence

Measuring HR Performance: Three Keys to Successful Performance Management (Guest Blog from Burton Goldfield, President & CEO of Trinet)

RonDimon - January 12, 2009

Given the current economy, “employee productivity” is no longer a buzzword; it’s an absolute business necessity. There’s less money than ever for hiring, so maximizing every last…

Business Intelligence

Look Smarter Than You Are

RonDimon - January 6, 2009

We talk a lot about the ‘foundational’ technologies of Enterprise Performance Management, which include:   Enterprise Planning   Statutory & Management Consolidation & Reporting   Financial & Operational Modeling and…

Business Intelligence

Drive Business Performance (Book Review)

RonDimon - December 28, 2008

I finally read Drive Business Performance: Enabling a Culture of Intelligent Execution (Microsoft Executive Leadership Series) by Bruno Aziza and Joey Fitts. Bottom line: this is a…

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World Class Information Architecture

RonDimon - December 27, 2008

I read a good article in DM Review magazine (Vol 18, No. 11, November 2008) by Mike Cochrane, CIO of Palladium Systems on unstructured information.  While I…

Business Intelligence

The Business Impact of EPM (a case study)

RonDimon - December 16, 2008

What difference does Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) make in your business?This is the question Finance, IT, and the business should be asking themselves (it’s the same question…

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My Brain is Full! “Performance Leadership” by Frank Buytendijk

RonDimon - November 10, 2008

Wow.I consider myself fairly experienced and up-to-speed on enterprise performance management (EPM), enterprise decision management (EDM), and general strategy to execution management systems and processes.  And then…

Business Intelligence

What executives say…matters.

RonDimon - November 7, 2008

The November 3, 2008 edition of Businessweek (p. 106) has a very insightful article by Frank Luntz.  He lists five terms that resonate in the business world…

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Social Performance Management and Customer Data: FitBit

RonDimon - October 28, 2008

I stumbled upon this website over the weekend: FitBit, and wouldn’t have thought about it again until I read this morning’s Wall St. Journal short piece on…