Nick Castellina is the Research Director for the Aberdeen Group’s Business Planning and Execution practice. He joined Aberdeen in 2010, with his primary research focused on the use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. His research explores how ERP is used differently across industries, and how it can apply to all roles within the organization. Nick leads yearly studies on Enterprise Performance Management, Business Process Management, Professional Services Automation, and project management. His financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting research has extended his coverage into more general financial management topics, including tax management, accounting, reporting, compliance, treasury and risk, and the office of the CFO. Nick also plays a major part in the development of the Aberdeen Business Review. He holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Boston with specializations in finance and marketing.