Intelligent solutions firm Board excels in Gartner’s critical capabilities report

Marco Limena, Chief Executive Officer at Board

Board, the global provider of Intelligent Planning Solutions which help firms plan smarter — enabling actionable insights and better outcomes, announced it was recognized in Gartner Critical Capabilities Research for Financial Planning Software. Board is positioned amongst the 3-highest scoring vendors and scored highest in the Efficiency Use Case category.

What does the recognition mean for Board?

Gartner Critical Capabilities Research shows vendor performance in Use Cases across categories for Efficiency, Improved Operational Visibility and Management, and Complex Business Environment. In addition to these recognitions, Board was recently placed as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Financial Planning Software.

“We are honored to score highly across the Gartner Critical Capabilities Research for Financial Planning Software, which in our opinion reflects how clients can harness the power of Intelligent Planning solutions to transform enterprise-wide planning, forecasting and budgeting in the complex and fast-changing business environment,” said Marco Limena, CEO of Board.

“These scores show how successful enterprises can plan smarter, to accelerate growth with intelligent, integrated financial and operational planning and deliver better outcomes.”

What is the Critical Capabilities Research by Gartner?

Critical Capabilities Research by Gartner highlights how financial Planning software is evolving to support the increased demand for agile and continuous enterprise-wide planning in a rapidly changing business environment. CFOs can use this research to evaluate planning software solutions, with a view to creating a shortlist that matches their needs.

This research differentiates each vendor’s product based on three Use Cases that represent the primary buyer segments of the financial planning solution market. Two of these, namely efficiency and improved operational visibility and management, represent the most common business objectives that CFOs want to achieve by using new financial planning software.

The final Use Case, complex business environment, represents the typical needs of global firms with high process and data complexity. The ratings for each critical capability are based on evaluations by Gartner analysts, vendor demonstrations, responses to vendor questionnaires, and client inquiry interactions insights and Gartner® Peer Insights™ platform.

Click here to view a complimentary copy of the Critical Capabilities research.