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Knowledge  |  08/23/2021  |  Mike Cochran

The ABCs of CPM: Essentials for Private Equity-Backed CFOs

Webinar Whitepaper: Top Takeaways

On Thursday, August 12, Accordion hosted a (virtual) panel of executives to discuss the leading technologies that private equity-backed companies are leveraging as they professionalize and modernize the digitization of their operations. The panelists, led by Accordion’s Mike Cochran (Managing Director, Head of CFO Tech Services), discussed the critical role Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools play in the path toward digitization, particularly for PE-backed companies that typically face increased scrutiny around the accuracy and timeliness of their data.

This whitepaper addresses the key learnings from that webinar, including:

  • The ABCs: Defining CPM
  • A 5-Step Cheat-Sheet for Understanding CPM’s PE Relevancy
  • A Blueprint for Dispelling the 5 Most Common CPM Myths
  • The ROI of PE CPM
  • The Universal Technical Institute CPM Case Study
  • The XYZs of CPM: Next Steps

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Meet Mike

Mike Cochran
Mike Cochran
Head of CFO Tech Services

Mike is the head of Accordion’s CFO Tech Services practice and has more than 25 years of experience delivering transformational financial solutions through the enablement of technology. He specializes in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Analytics, and Cloud Enablement. Before joining Accordion, Mike spent the better part of his career advising clients and overseeing the delivery of technology enabled financial solutions. In this capacity he deployed solutions ranging from Strategic Planning/Forecasting, Profitability Analysis, Statutory/Management Reporting, and Analytics and Data Visualization – all in the context of empowering organizations with the ability to make both meaningful and actionable business decisions.  Read more