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Attention Legacy Acorn Systems Customers

Attention Legacy Acorn Systems Customers … Are you still using your Acorn software?  Migrated to the subscription service?  If you answered Yes and No, you should read this post. Since the acquisition of Acorn Systems by Ignite Technologies in 2014, many of the original Acorn Systems customers have moved on

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PCM Is Ending … Now What?

SAP mainstream maintenance for Profitability and Cost Management (PCM) ends December 31, 2020.  Current PCM customers have a few options; 1) Migrate to the new SAP PaPM solution on HANA, 2) Replace with another cost modeling solution, 3) Do nothing and continue to run PCM without maintenance.       

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PCM to CostPerform

SAP mainstream maintenance for Profitability & Cost Management (PCM) ends this year. PCS Consulting partners with CostPerform, leading costing software provider, to provide an alternative for PCM customers not considering SAP PaPM as a replacement. We partnered with CostPerform to to quickly migrate PCM models to CostPerform with minimal effort

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CostPerform Releases Latest Version 9.3.2

CostPerform Release 9.3.2 Includes a New Ribbon Toolbar & Interface Enhancements, Enhanced Rollup/Drilldown, Multiple Input Controls, Enhanced ETL & Data Transfer, New API Functions, New Calculation Functions, New User Defined Function, Desktop Gadgets, Whiteboard Enhancements, Pivot Enhancements, Technical Updates, Performance, and Performance Improvements.               

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PCS Updates Software Intelligence

PCS Consulting updates Software Intelligence knowledge-base of the top Profitability & Cost Management software solutions and vendors available. Through continuous review and hands-on experience implementing these solutions, PCS Consulting maintains industry leading intelligence on each solution.                             

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SAP Releases PaPM 3.0 SP08

SAP Releases PaPM 3.0 SP08. The latest release of SAP Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM) provides incremental enhancements to integration with ERP and S/4HANA, Machine Learning, and additional Sample Content for Tax.                                     

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Microchip Technology Presents at CostPerform User Conference

Microchip Technology Presents at the Annual User Conference of CostPerform. The Annual conference was held in Amsterdam June 2019.  Microchip team members shared their cost and profitability system implementation journey with attendees at the conference.  Each year CostPerform invites its customers to present their experience with other customers of the software. 

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SAP Releases PaPM 3.0 SP05

SAP Releases PaPM 3.0 SP05. The new release of SAP Profitability and Performance Management (PaPM) provides much needed enhancements in the current allocation function. The release also provides new ‘Machine learning’ function introduced with the ‘Forecasting’ rule type in the HANA predictive library.               

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Performance Management Trends Conference

Use of “Big Data” In-Memory On-Demand For Profitability & Cost Management – Mark Stevens of PCS Consulting is among thought leader group of speakers at the International Business Performance Trends Conference in Portugal to share and collaborate on trends in performance management.                 

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Prodacapo FCG Acquired by LOGEX

October, 2018  LOGEX, Prodacapo, and Ivbar merge to form LOGEX Group to provide costing and quality analytics for European healthcare industry.    The three companies each hold positions in their respective markets – the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, UK and France.                     

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Prodacapo Acquired by FCG Finnish Consulting Group

December, 2017  FCG Finnish Consulting Group acquired Swedish Prodacapo AB and merged with FCG Datawell  resulting in FCG Prodacapo Group. The new group will focus on providing Activity Based Costing and Performance Management solutions for the healthcare industry.                           

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