What Finance Can Do To Help Drive Company Growth

December 4, 2015

For a company that seeks new ways to maximize revenue and establish predictable revenue streams, the finance team would seem to be the best place to go for guidance. But many finance teams continue to employ approaches to planning, reporting and analysis that lack the speed, flexibility and ability to provide insight necessary to support their companies' growth.

During this Webcast, you will find out how your finance team can help drive your company's growth agenda by:

  • Forecasting revenue patterns and growth scenarios
  • Optimizing business performance with relevant metrics and predictive analytics
  • Applying the key principles of customer-driven finance
  • Using enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions to enable growth through planning, reporting and analytics

About the Speakers

Paul Hamerman, Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals, Forrester

As an analyst on the Application Development & Delivery team with Forrester, Paul focuses on human resource management and financial applications, as well as trends and directions in the overall market for enterprise applications. His work includes analyzing market trends in technology adoption, business process best practices, software market sizing and segmentation, competitive analysis, application deployment models and next-generation technologies.

John O'Rourke, Vice President, Product Marketing, Host Analytics John O'Rourke

John O’Rourke is vice president of product marketing with Host Analytics. With a background in accounting and finance, John has more than 30 years of experience in the software industry, and more than 16 years of experience in enterprise performance management product marketing with Hyperion Solutions and Oracle. He has worked with many customers and partners on financial reporting and planning initiatives, and he has spoken and written on many topics in enterprise performance management.

John has also held positions in strategic marketing and product marketing with Dun & Bradstreet Software, Kenan Systems and Decisyon. John has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bentley University and an MBA from Boston College.

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