Gartner: Enhanced Financial Controls and Automation in ERP and CPM

This Gartner report explores enhanced finance controls and automation (EFCA) technologies that are providing innovative opportunities to improve the financial reporting and compliance process beyond the capabilities of general enterprise resource planning (ERP) and corporate performance management (CPM) systems. This report provides:

  • A comprehensive definition of EFCA
  • The evolution of EFCA technologies to fill the gap created by ERP and CPM suites beyond the last mile of finance
  • A comparison of perspectives between a postmodern ERP and EFCA technologies, and their appeal to organizations
  • Impacts and recommendations for organizations beginning their EFCA journey

Gartner. Enhanced Finance Controls and Automation Fills the Gaps in ERP and CPM Processes, John E. Van Decker. October 2014.