Corporate Performance Management Consulting

July 2017

Sectorwatch

Companies continue to rely on business consultants and technology to manage and evaluate the performance of an organization in real-time. Today, Corporate Performance Management solutions vary from services provided by specialized consulting firms to  cloud-enabled technology, in-memory computing, machine learning and analytics. As technology becomes more sophisticated, it will be relied on more heavily to drive CPM innovations and to make insights more accessible to business operators. From and M&A perspective, CPM solution providers remain active as they seek opportunities to establish and strengthen their capabilities and offerings in this space.  

Industry Trends:

  • Current revenue growth rate is less than the average of the last 3 years, indicating that the market may be flattening or declining
  • Current gross profit margin is less than the average of the last 3 years gross profit margins, indicating customer pricing power
  • Current EBITDA margin exceeds the average of the last 3 years EBITDA margin, a condition that may attract new entrants