Business Intelligence Blog from arcplan
14Aug/120

Best Practices in Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting Webinar Recording

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In case you missed arcplan’s webinar on August 7th, Best Practices in Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting/CPM, here’s the recording to view at your convenience:


https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/700974775

 

Note that the recording will stream as a WMV file.

This webinar is chock full of lessons learned from arcplan Edge deployments. Our Senior Vice President of Solutions Delivery, Dwight deVera, presents information you can use to guide your future CPM software implementations. As you’ll see, budgeting and planning project success comes down to a few factors: keeping expectations and scope in check, putting the right team in place, and selecting the ideal technology platform that gives all stakeholders what they need.

Leave us a comment if you have any questions!

2Aug/120

Webinar: Best Practices in Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting/CPM Deployments – August 7, 2012

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Join arcplan on Tuesday, August 7th @ 2pm Eastern for our free webinar on Best Practices in Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting/CPM Deployments, presented by our Senior Vice President for Solutions Delivery, Dwight deVera. This 60-minute webinar reviews a myriad of “know before you go” considerations for executives, finance teams, and planning professionals evaluating BP&F/CPM software.

We’ll discuss:

  •  How to translate your planning process into system design requirements
  • How to manage expectations and avoid scope creep
  • The “gotchas” and obstacles you may face during deployment and how to overcome them
  • Who should comprise your budgeting & planning team and their responsibilities
  • The elements of an ideal budgeting & planning system
  • And much more

We’ll also host a live Q&A at the end of the webinar.

You’ll come away from this presentation knowing everything it takes to achieve a successful technology deployment that enables you to dynamically adjust your plans on a monthly basis.

Click here to register!

Hope to see you there.

25Jun/120

Real World Cloud BI Webinar Recording

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In case you missed arcplan’s webinar with GPX Software on June 19th, A Look at Real World Cloud BI Solutions, here’s the recording to view at your convenience:

https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/871285975

In this webinar, we discuss:

  • The challenges of cloud-based BI
  • Cloud economics
  • Services-oriented architecture (SOA) as a way to securely implement enterprise-scale cloud BI
  • Cloud BI success stories, including Xambrosius, GPX Software’s small business planning solution built with arcplan technology
  • And much more

Thanks to everyone who attended, and for those who didn’t, leave us a comment if you’d like to discuss anything you see in the recording.

14Jun/120

Real World Cloud BI Webinar – June 19, 2012

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Edit 6/21/12: Click here to access this webinar recording.

Whether you’re looking to capitalize on next-generation BI capabilities with a cost-effective entry point, you’re a decision maker who wants a glimpse at what cloud BI really entails, or you’re an arcplan partner (or potential partner) and want to see a cloud BI solution in action, join us on June 19th at 2pm EDT for a free webinar: A Look at Real World Cloud BI Solutions.

Can’t make it? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording.

We’ll cut through the marketing hype and clear up the confusion companies have when it comes to cloud BI. Here’s what we’ll discuss:

The reasons why companies are making the move to the cloud
How to manage the move in phases
How to mitigate security concerns, particularly when it comes to keeping your sensitive data secure
Various cloud delivery models – public, private and hybrid
Ways to overcome cloud’s inherent challenges when it comes to BI
Our partner, GPX software, will present what cloud architecture looks like in the real world and how they created Xambrosius, their cloud business planning solution built on arcplan technology. It gives users the ability to plug in their own data and generate financial reports (income statements, balance sheets, etc.) and dashboards, as well as perform planning functions like employee costing with cloud data streams from Salary.com.

Hope to see you on the 19th! Register here >>

5Jun/120

Mobile BI Strategy Webinar Recording

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In case you missed arcplan’s webinar on May 30th, Developing Your Mobile BI Strategy, here’s the recording to view at your convenience:

https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/640159343

 

In this webinar, we discuss:

  • 5 ways to fail at mobile BI
  • 6 elements your mobile BI strategy must cover
  • A comparison of various deployment options, including Web apps vs. native apps and extranet vs. VPN
  • Real-world security considerations and how to mitigate them

We ended with a demo of arcplan Mobile, our free mobile BI solution. Thanks to everyone who attended, and for those who didn’t, leave us a comment if you’d like to discuss anything you see in the recording.