In an increasingly data-driven world, a surplus of conventional wisdom and “generally accepted benchmarks” constantly bombard SaaS company executives. When performance benchmarks are used correctly, there is a tremendous value creation opportunity which starts and ends with precision cohorts.
OPEXEngine, a worldwide leader in SaaS benchmarking, celebrates 1 year anniversary as part of Bain & Company with the release of its “BenchmarkEngine 2023” platform BOSTON, October 5, 2022 – OPEXEngine, the world’s leading SaaS benchmarking platform, today marks its one-year anniversary as part of Bain & Company. As part of that celebration, it is excited […]
Our August SaaS conversation focused on high performance in R&D, with OPEXEngine CEO and Founder Lauren Kelley hosting Bain Expert Partner Rob Levy. Advances in automation and new engineering techniques are enabling faster development cycles, raising expectations for ROI from the R&D function. Lauren and Rob shared a range of benchmarks that executive management should consider to accurately assess R&D ROI and resource allocations.
New solution supports better resource allocation and engineering outcomes across the $300B+ technology R&D sector BOSTON, June 13, 2022 – OPEXEngine, the world’s leading SaaS benchmarking platform, today launches its new R&D benchmarks solution. The benchmarks help technology executives invest in R&D with more confidence by comparing their own costs and performance with similar organizations. New […]
Nikki Turner joined the OPEXEngine team as Strategic Finance Consultant. In her new role, she will partner with tech finance executives to evaluate their operational and financial performance against their respective cohorts, while assisting them in implementing various usage models that leverage proprietary OPEXEngine benchmark data.
OPEXEngine joins Bain & Company, the top management consulting firm and a leading advisor to technology companies and the private equity industry globally. This partnership with Bain will help our clients extract more insight from benchmarks and take action.
Each class has different demand signal patterns that can help with model selection. Companies often group their demand series according to a business or organizational structure, such as a planning hierarchy or reporting hierarchy. Although this type of grouping is easy to organize and report, it is poorly suited for modeling purposes. Instead, companies should […]
Exercise one time, and you will get benefits. Exercise daily, enough to build your muscle mass, and your metabolism actually increases. Similarly, run a business change program once and you may reap short-term benefit. Do it repeatedly, with purpose, and your organization’s ongoing ability to change will jump. In today’s business environment, change is the […]
At a Glance It often seems as if traditional strategy development processes have no place in the fast-moving, always changing technology industries. But in many respects the way top tech performers define a mission, shape a portfolio and allocate resources looks a lot like what companies in more traditional industries have done for decades. The […]
It’s overdue. Predicting the onset of a recession is difficult, but a downturn likely will arrive soon, with the current economic expansion now more than 10 years old, long by historical standards. Signs of over leverage in the corporate sector, combined with geopolitical uncertainty—including the China–US trade war, Brexit and economic instability in some European […]
In the early stages of a major business transformation, the leaders of a large global airline faced an urgent new priority—responding to the impact of Covid-19 on employees and passengers. Their first moves were grounded in empathy and compassion: keeping customers and employees safe, and maintaining the operational network long enough to return passengers home. […]
How analytics can guide companies from insight to action. Beyond generating insights, leading sales and marketing groups deploy analytics to prescribe specific actions that raise the odds of closing or expanding deals. Prescriptive analytics frequently takes three forms: guided marketing, guided selling and guided pricing. These forms of guidance all hinge on the organization having […]