Spreadsheets remain one of the most popular tools for business professionals today. Unfortunately, while they can be great for personal productivity, they’re ill-suited for large-scale planning, budgeting and forecasting.
Are you ready to leave spreadsheets behind and step into a world in which cognitive systems help drive organizational finance? Join finance leaders as part of the IBM Outthink tour to discover how modern technology is helping chief financial officers reimagine financial reporting.
For businesses today, narrative reporting processes are not only time-consuming but often highly inefficient areas of potential risk for the enterprise. New technologies can help address these inefficiencies for better planning, foresight and business performance.
The market is abuzz with news and announcements around financial performance management. Read on to discover a variety of useful assets and resources and learn how you can transform your organization's planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis processes.
September was a whirlwind of activity around Labor Day, back to school and the kickoff of fall conferences. Here is a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in September. Catch up on what you may have missed.
Anyone involved with finance should take a look at how Watson Analytics can easily enhance performance management, enable more accurate processes and drive attainment of operational goals—while using the most sophisticated analytics capabilities in the industry.
How much time do organizations really spend on reporting processes? A lot more than they may think. With companies of all kinds grossly underestimating this vital expenditure, it’s time to review better ways of driving more efficient, cost-effective reporting.
The corner punch represents a time when CFOs depended on manual technology to do their jobs; today, they have automated, advanced analytics that deliver greater insight and collaboration than ever before. See how far financial planning, budgeting and forecasting have come even since spreadsheets
Finance teams looking for agility and efficiency won’t find it in spreadsheet-based processes. To uncover vital business insights, a move to automated planning is essential. This summit details how the latest financial planning and analysis (FP&A) innovations can help finance teams drive their
If you took a vacation during August, as did many people, you probably need a summary of the great web content you may have missed. Here’s a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in August.
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
On the heels of the IBM-Box partnership announcement, the newswires in July 2015 were abuzz with news on how analytics, big data, solutions and tools are impacting organizations in the financial services sector. Here’s a roundup of relevant banking, finance and insurance industry news for the month