Nick Castellina is the Vice President and Research Group Director for the Aberdeen Group's Business Planning and Execution practice. Castellina joined Aberdeen in 2010; with his primary research focused on the use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. His enterprise applications research explores how ERP is used differently across industries, and how it can apply to all roles within the organization. To round out his research practice, Castellina 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. In addition to these topics, Castellina manages the analysts in Aberdeen's Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Product Innovation and Engineering, and Financial Management & GRC research practices. Nick holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Boston with specializations in finance and marketing.