Don’t let performance management get you down. Instead, learn how accelerated performance management is making today’s companies agile enough for tomorrow, and discover why the cloud is making that acceleration possible.
Rather than shying away from ever increasing amounts of data, today’s businesses are using data-driven decision-making as a secret weapon. Learn more about why logical data warehouses are the natural next step for the analytics culture.
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Finance is a key player in driving business growth and innovation across the enterprise. But CFOs are looking to close performance gaps in finance teams. Discover the five most crucial performance gaps, exploring their importance to the organization’s effectiveness. Then learn how you can close
In a marketplace of rapid, unprecedented change and sustained volatility, traditional planning, budgeting and forecasting processes may not keep pace with shifting trends. However, new advanced planning and forecasting analytics software enables financial professionals to support an enterprise’s
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets are a popular tool for business professionals, especially in finance offices. What are the hazards of using this popular tool? This infographic summarizes the prevalence and types of spreadsheet errors plaguing everyone from Olympics organizers to researchers to
IBM Cognos TM1 on Cloud provides CSOB Insurance with agility unprecedented in the organization, enabling the company to quickly align business priorities with new corporate directives. Business users at CSOB Insurance, who no longer need to wait for IT support, can create plans and model potential
Versatile, easy to use and cost-effective, the spreadsheet has and continues to be an invaluable tool for budgets, forecasts and plans in businesses large and small. But spreadsheets do pose some limitations, particularly with regard to data accuracy. Given today’s highly competitive, rapid pace,
With multiple operating divisions and disconnected spreadsheets, LucasFilm needed a financial forecasting solution that uses scheduling and other data to predict production costs. By utilizing IBM Cognos TM1, LucasFilm was able to better forecast the product costs and increased productivity across
Over the last half-century, perception of the strategic planning process has shifted from corporate panacea to organizational albatross. However, expect a renaissance in strategic planning thanks to new technologies that emphasize three major advantages of having insightful and actionable plans.