Paul Giardina

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Paul has over 15 years of Corporate Performance Management experience including several services and marketing management roles at Hyperion Solutions, now a division of Oracle; and at Cartesis (now part of SAP), where he was executive vice president of marketing.

Paul Giardina left the company in June 2016.

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Financial Restatements - Now That Hertz!

We recently saw that Hertz corp expanded their restatement beyond 2011 to include 2012 and 2013 as well. This announcement sent the stock price down over 9% in a day, down 22% since the first restatement announcement in June. CFOs and CEOs cannot be wrong when it comes to reporting their financials: many company’s financial processes are still prone to errors and inaccuracies.

Performance Management


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Thoughts from a Planning Software Panel

According to Ventana Research, budgeting and planning typically eats up 10 to 15 percent of finance staff time; the process can take up five to eight months to complete in large organizations. 60% of companies still rely primarily on spreadsheets for budgeting and planning processes, despite technology advances.

Performance Management


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HP would have benefited from strong CPM

HP, the world’s largest technology company, has decided to split into two companies. It reminded me that when a company embarks on a major change to its business, either through acquisition, or in this case splitting up, a strong CPM solution is vital to facilitate the discussions prior to the final decision being made.

Performance Management


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CPM Whack-a-Mole

The popular game Whack-a-mole is similar to what often happens when a company is looking for a CPM solution. That's why companies are back in the market 2 years after implementing a solution because it didn’t scale the way they expected, or it couldn’t handle new acquisitions, it couldn’t be extended to handle additional processes or it had to be completely redone to accomplish meet new analysis or reporting needs.

Performance Management


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What if Golfers used GAAP to keep their scores?

GAAP reporting doesn’t provide the real information that investors need to truly reflect the value of a company. Integrated Reporting steps in to cover the weaknesses of US GAAP.

Reporting & Compliance


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