John O'Rourke

John O’Rourke is Vice President of Product Marketing at OneStream Software. With a background in accounting and finance, John has over 30 years of experience in the software industry, including 20 years of experience in product marketing at Hyperion Solutions, Oracle and Host Analytics. He has worked with many customers and partners on financial reporting and planning initiatives and has spoken and written on many topics in corporate performance management. John has also held positions in strategic marketing and product marketing at Dun & Bradstreet Software, Kenan Systems and Decisyon.
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Making Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A’s) Easier with CPM Software

In today’s volatile business environment, change is the norm and organizations need the ability to adapt rapidly to changing business conditions, changing regulatory requirements, and changing organization structures – including the impact...

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Printpack Replaces Hyperion, Eliminates Risk and Reduces Costs with OneStream XF Cloud

Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Printpack is a privately-held manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging. Employing over 3,500 associates worldwide, the company operates 20 manufacturing facilities in the United...

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Is the Death of CPM True or Greatly Exaggerated?

Back in 1897, American humorist Samuel Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) was in London on a speaking tour.  While he was there, someone started a rumor that he was gravely ill, followed by a rumor that he had died.  In fact, one American newspaper...

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Lindsay Aligns CPM Processes in the Cloud with OneStream

Many organizations utilize Excel spreadsheets, email and their GL/ERP system to manage critical financial processes such as financial reporting and planning.  This approach can work up to a certain point.  But as organizations grow in size and...

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MEC Global ersetzt Hyperion mit OneStream und beendet dadurch Nachtschichten bei der Berichterstattung

Wenn Ihre Finanzkonsolidierungssoftware vom Hersteller nicht mehr unterstützt wird, instabil ist und aufgrund Ihrer begrenzten Möglichkeiten Workarounds erzwingt, ist das ein guter Hinweis darauf, dass es an der Zeit ist, für ein Upgrade auf eine...

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OneStream XF 4.3 Speeds Planning, Financial Close and Reporting

While many of our customers were busy closing the year-end books, and finalizing budgets over the past few months, OneStream’s Engineering team was busy developing and putting the finishing touches on the OneStream XF 4.3 release.

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The Carlyle Group Replaces Hyperion, Aligns CPM Processes with OneStream

Many organizations are held back from achieving world-class corporate performance management (CPM) processes due to reliance on spreadsheets or legacy CPM applications.  Often times, too much time and effort within the Finance function is spent...

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The Value of a Solutions Marketplace in CPM

The evolution of the cellphone – from a standalone point solution to a multi-purpose device, then to a “smartphone” that includes a platform and apps store – has brought many benefits to millions of people.  Many of us carried around Blackberrys...

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OneStream Named a Leader in CPM by Nucleus Research

Well it’s that time of year.  The 2018 Winter Olympics are here, but it’s also the time when IT industry analysts start publishing their reviews and evaluations of key vendors in the corporate performance management (CPM) software market.  Last...

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MEC Global Replaces Hyperion with OneStream, Eliminates Late Night Workloads

When your company’s financial consolidation software is off support, is unstable, and is forcing workarounds due to its limited capabilities – that’s a good sign that it’s time to upgrade to a modern solution. This was the case at MEC Global, who...

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