Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) March 18, 2015
Axiom EPM, a leading provider of cloud-based and on premise financial planning and performance management software for enterprises, and parent company, Kaufman Hall, a leading provider of management consulting services and industry-specific performance management solutions, last night announced the winners of their annual customer achievement awards, the EPMmys. The awards were presented at the newly combined company’s annual Performance Management Summit in Las Vegas to an audience of over 300 financial professionals from around the globe.
This year’s EPMmys honored customers along with partners. Performance awards were presented to four organizations that are leveraging a holistic unified performance management solution to optimize both operational and financial outcomes. Recipients include:
- MemorialCare Health System for its effective use of software to facilitate more structured financial planning processes and to improve productivity monitoring and reporting.
- LifePoint Hospitals for its exemplary adoption of cost accounting and service line analytics practices across its 60+ hospitals to drive profitability and growth in the face of rising costs and shrinking reimbursements.
- Silicon Valley Bank for its meticulous application of Axiom EPM software to develop a tailored cash flow forecasting model that enables collaboration among global officers.
- Tufts University for its seamless utilization of Axiom EPM solutions to actively engage all stakeholders in multiple planning processes, including long-term planning, operational budgeting and forecasting.
Master System User of the Year: The 2015 Master Systems User of the Year Award celebrates Karen Beckner, Financial Planning Manager of Sentara Healthcare, whose skills and knowledge demonstrate mastery of Axiom EPM solutions. Beckner oversees more than 1,000 users while mentoring and training her team to leverage the software effectively, enabling the organization to take full advantage of its range of capabilities.
Strategic Partner: This year’s Strategic Partner Award acknowledges Information Builders for the unique value it provides to the organizations’ collective customer base. Together, Axiom EPM and Information Builders offer a comprehensive business performance and analytics solution that transforms data into actionable information for positive financial outcomes. The strategic partnership has resulted in several key joint customer acquisitions.
“We are always amazed and inspired by the insightful ways our customers are utilizing our solutions to attain their business goals,” said Peri Pierone, Axiom EPM President. “We are thrilled for the chance to honor these organizations and individuals therein for their innovative achievements, and are proud to see how our solutions are adding value in such profound ways.”
About Axiom EPM and Kaufman Hall
Axiom EPM provides sophisticated, flexible performance management solutions that empower finance professionals to analyze results, model the future, and optimize organizational decision making. Solutions for long-range planning, budgeting & forecasting, reporting & analytics, consolidations, capital planning, profitability & cost management are delivered on a single unified platform. Axiom EPM embraces and extends Microsoft Excel® functionality, allowing finance professionals to manage data in a familiar environment – while providing unmatched modeling flexibility and enterprise performance. Axiom EPM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kaufman Hall.
Kaufman Hall provides management consulting services and enterprise performance management software that help organizations realize sustained success amid changing market conditions. Since 1985, Kaufman Hall has been a trusted advisor to boards and executive management teams, helping them incorporate proven methods into their strategic planning and financial management processes and quantify the financial impact of their plans to consistently achieve their goals.