Adaptive Planning Express Edition
Adaptive Planning Express Edition, the industry'sfirst open source business performance management (BPM) solution,provides a full set of capabilities for collaborative budgeting andforecasting.
From inception, Adaptive Planning hasfocused on providing customers high-value, collaborative solutions. Ourpioneering software as a service application—available on-demand oron-premise—delivers enterprise-class functionality at an affordableprice point, and enables finance and business users to work together toimprove budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and analysis.
Byembracing the principles of open source distribution and community, wefurther extend our ability to provide unprecedented value to BPMcustomers. The open source model gives customers:
- More affordable solutions. Individuals and organizations can download and use Adaptive Planning Express Edition without incurring license fees.
- Higher quality solutions. The open source community improves the solution in multiple ways, contributing to quality assurance and defining a product roadmap that meets the community's requirements. In addition, the availability of source code allows companies to more easily customize solutions to their specific needs, and enables partners and other community members to extend the solution by developing new templates, adapters, and other modules
- Enhanced support. The community delivers support beyond that provided by Adaptive Planning, via forums that allow users and partners to share recommendations and "how to" information. And, as with all open source projects, the availability of source code ensures that companies are not "locked-in" to a vendor over the long term.
- Community-driven insight. Unique among BPM solutions, Adaptive Planning's community-driven approach allows companies to harness the collective intelligence of end-users-both inside and outside a company. Inside a company, the solution enables all business users to easily access, modify, and share information to improve business decisions. In addition, users can tap into the broader community outside the company, obtaining third-party information and assumptions, discussing financial modeling and budgeting best practices, and gaining insights into how their company's KPIs and metrics compare with industry averages.
Go to http://www.adaptiveplanning.com/products/open_source.php
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