Business performance management software (CPM & BI) vendors and training providers
Established in 2004, Forest Grove Technology has grown to become one of Australia’s leading corporate performance management (CPM) software providers, specialising in budgeting and forecasting software and business intelligence (BI) solutions.
Forest Grove has a diverse customer base in a broad range of industry sectors, including:
- Health care
- Aged care
- Financial services
- Distribution Services
Our customers are often organisations that have outgrown spreadsheet technology and require purpose built budgeting and forecasting software to help them better manage and grow their businesses.
Corporate performance management, also known as business performance management, is a branch of business intelligence that’s involved with measuring business performance and managing the organisation, using key performance indicators (KPIs) such as return on investment (ROI), revenue, overheads and operational costs.
CPM software was originally only used in the finance departments of companies, but it’s now designed to be utilised throughout enterprises as a support-to-business intelligence systems. Features include forecasting, budgeting and planning functionality. Figures for KPIs are displayed on the interface, which means employees can track project and individual performances compared to company goals and strategy.
Our CPM software is powered by Prophix, one of the most integrated, powerful corporate performance management solutions on the market. The standard always was companies using spreadsheets to manage their processes of budgeting, forecasting and reporting. What differentiates Prophix software from spreadsheets is how it combines all these processes, giving you the capability to create and implement a wider vision of your business’ performance. You can see it as a single platform for all your CPM needs.
This all-in-one solution provides for the following functions of CPM:
- Planning, budgeting and forecasting
- Reporting for financial, statutory and management
- Financial merging
- Profitability demonstration and optimisation
- Strategic planning
Business Intelligence Software
Gain powerful insights into your organisation through the right business intelligence software. With the best software in place, you will access better decision-making processes, improved abilities to face challenges, which in turn will lead to boosting your bottom line. Understanding your company’s data through analytics means that you are better equipped with a vision regarding your sales growth and insights into your customers’ behaviour.
We use Tableau, a platform BI solution, which enables you to better understand your data through doing your own big data analysis. With the basic ‘drag & drop’ and ‘point & click’ methods to building charts, reports and dashboards quickly, everyone can be connected directly to their data, and have all the answers readily available.
We understand the importance of training for growth and skills development, especially in relation to software solutions. User adoption is key to getting the most out of your software investment. Therefore, you need to ensure your employees are all fully capable and comfortable using it. Training will guarantee effective day-to-day operation. Working closely with our partners, we guarantee the ability to provide you with all the training necessary to our technological solutions. We are proud to be one out of three facilities across Australia who offers Tableau training with an accredited instructor.
Contact us for further information on our software solutions or training.