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Performance management expert shares CPM trends and software implementation advice

Learn five key principles for corporate performance management (CPM), get software implementation advice and hear notable CPM trends, from author and expert Bob Paladino.

Successful corporate performance management (CPM) programs have "common DNA," according to Bob Paladino, author and founder of CPM services firm Bob Paladino & Associates. For his book Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management, Paladino worked with over 50 companies to research and unlock these secrets of successful performance management initiatives and supporting software deployments.

While overall CPM strategy is ideally driven from the very top of an organization (find out why in the podcast), IT and BI professionals are often tasked with the challenging, high-profile task of evaluating and implementing performance management software. When interviewed Paladino, we zeroed in on the best practices he discovered for deploying technology to supports CPM initiatives.

In this 12-minute podcast, appropriate for business and IT professionals, Paladino offers valuable advice and insight for CPM technology practitioners:

  • Learn the five key principles of successful CPM and find out some of the major misconceptions and challenges for CPM programs today
  • Get advice and best practices for evaluating and deploying performance management software -- and find out which common mistakes to avoid
  • Hear which three current CPM trends Paladino thinks could really affect an organization's strategy and planning
  • Listen how Paladino talks about CPM and important terms and concepts that can help to better communicate the value and intricacies of CPM
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About the speaker: Bob E. Paladino is the founder of Bob Paladino & Associates, LLC a Pittsburgh-based professional service firm specializing in corporate performance management (CPM). The firm focuses on "implementing for results" and offers CPM services for implementing and integrating the Balanced Scorecard, Six Sigma, knowledge management, activity based management (ABM) and customer survey programs to drive breakthrough results. Paladino is a long-time thought leader, implementation practitioner in the CPM field and a regular speaker at corporations, seminars and industry events, such as TDWI. As the author of Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management, Paladino has chosen to share book royalties with theUnited Flight 93 Tower of Voices Memorial. To learn about Paladino's philosophy of "principled living" and his charitable causes, visit this section of his website.


For more on corporate performance management software:

Hear more about performance management trends in a podcast interview with "father of business intelligence" Howard Dresner

Read how Gartner ranked performance management software vendors and get buying advice

Check out four perforrmance management best practices

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