According to a new study by Ventana Research, one of the C-suite’s top struggles is gaining clear, up-to-date information to support strategic business decisions – typically the result of disparate technologies and siloed departments. ERP systems can only provide a certain level of detail and collaboration, so businesses need a platform that can link data and provide management with a single source of the truth. Plans can reflect both operational and financial data to create hybrid key performance indicators, far more valuable for decision support than isolated KPIs. All businesses know that data is power, but the must understand that it’s access to actionable data insights that determines the competitive edge. Linking information greatly improves planning results and leveraging dynamic technologies to do so improves overall business agility.