Budgeting & Planning Software
The contours of this category are blurring, as vendors incorporate budgeting and planning into enterprise performance management systems. Reader favorite SAP includes these functionalities and much more in its EPM product, but it also offers the simpler SAP Business Planning and Consolidation software, a budgeting, planning and forecasting solution that can be deployed on-premises or via the cloud. The cloud has become essential to SAP’s strategy: by 2018, the vendor says, its revenue from cloud subscriptions and support will exceed its software license revenue.
Runners-Up: Oracle and Adaptive Insights