our approach

Our teams embrace a proven design and implementation methodology:

Requirements

  • Discuss client objectives supporting CPM acquisition business case?
  • Focused on Reporting, Planning, Analysis?  Replace existing processes or building new ones?
  • Assess corporate environment and potential changes, both inherent and in accordance with strategic plans
  • Consult with key stakeholders, both within and outside of the Finance and Accounting structure


Design

  • Determine required cubes and dimensions
  • Map out required workflows


Development

  • Identify personnel resources required to perform specific application development tasks
  • Create detailed implementation schedule including time required of key development team members
  • Encourage full client participation throughout the implementation
  • Provide proof of concept with test demonstrations of key system requirements throughout the development process


Technical Installation and Configuration

  • We handle the “IT stuff” – build out your application to your specifications
  • Includes integration, metadata, workflow and report development


Project Management

  • Maintain rigorous project oversight and continuous and open status communication with you, the client
  • Ensure the implementation team is composed of resources with the proper skills and availability needed to get the job done effectively, on budget and on time


Administration

  • It is critical that we leave the successfully completed application in the hands of a capable system administrator to ensure smooth functioning of the system and completely satisfied end-users
  • We provide comprehensive training sessions to ensure all of your users and stakeholders completely comfortable navigating the system, loading planning data and accessing reports and dashboards


On-going Support

  • New software updates/releases 
  • Corporate structural changes resulting from acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations
  • Internal systems, processes or controls changes impacting the application

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