Strafford Technology has been working with Oracle Hyperion since 1997 and specialize in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). As an Oracle Platinum Partner and EPM specialist focused on cloud enablement, Strafford offers best-of-breed planning and consolidation services, to smaller EPM clients through Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (OPBCS) and to medium to very large clients through their own Managed Application Hosting services.
Steve Berry, founder of Stafford Technology, says his company’s mission is to “let Finance do finance. We have been offering business intelligence and finance services for twenty years, and have successfully delivered results that focus on providing what we call ‘Return on Information’.”
The Challenges of the CFO
Strafford Technology works across the office of the CFO, focusing on financial systems and information, from strategy, to reporting and analytics, to consolidation and budgeting and forecasting.
We have been offering business intelligence and finance services for twenty years, and have successfully delivered results that focus on providing what we call ‘Return on Information’
1. Time: Measurably improving the time to close and to budget and forecast, leaving more time for analysis.
2. Process: Becoming more efficient and effective, while augmenting compliance requirements and diversification of knowledge.
3. Quality: Making more kinds of data available, and ensuring it comes from a central, trusted repository.
4. Delivery and Access: Increasing options for getting and delivering data to users.
The Strafford Approach
Strafford Technology’s Hyperion specializations include Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Workforce Planning, Capital Asset Planning, Project Financial Planning, Disclosure Management, Profitability and Cost Management, Financial Data Quality Management and Essbase. Additionally, they work with OBIEE (Oracle Business Intelligence).
“We give our clients access to direct guidance throughout technology selection, road mapping, scoping and implementation. At Strafford, our methodology focuses on the business user’s productivity and process.”
Their time-tested “Front to Back” implementation approach facilitates active participation by users, with a focus on the end result driving the design with rapid and iterative development of the application.
Strafford’s current focus is providing Oracle’s Best of Breed EPM solutions across the continuum of customers, from those looking for a more straightforward EPM SAAS solution through customers with extensive application requirements, utilizing both managed cloud and on-premise solutions.