The financial services industry is extremely competitive. Strategic financial planning is key to survival and long-term success. A robust approach to organizational analytics helps businesses uncover opportunities for increased automation and efficiency.
What happens when you combine training, best practices, success sharing, mentoring, inspiration and a rock concert? You get an incredible immersive data science experience that benefits and thrills both new and experienced data scientists.
Like many companies, executives at athenahealth needed instant business insights, but generating reports took too long. Learn how athenahealth discovered and incorporated a solution that puts data and analytics in everyone's hands and allows analysts to focus on the customer.
Businesspeople consider budgeting a very unpleasant task, primarily because the mechanics of budgeting are so frustrating. Fortunately, a new solution makes budgeting more bearable by eliminating most unproductive Excel spreadsheet activities such as tracking down numbers, fixing broken links and
Rolling forecasts can help companies adapt quickly and easily, but their implementation can be a daunting prospect. To deploy your own rolling forecast system, begin by involving the people who can help the system succeed, and then shift smoothly from gear to gear, hitting top speed without a hitch
Based on feedback from users, Apache Spark is generating a lot of excitement. Learn how to channel that enthusiasm at the upcoming three-day Datapalooza conference—an intense, fun opportunity to build a data product as well as share experiences and hear from prominent data scientists.
New government rules and regulations impact healthcare organizations. Their agility to respond to these legislative mandates is critical to their success. See how athenahealth optimized operations with automated reporting in this installment of answers in analytics.
For over 30 years, Excel has been the go-to tool for financial professionals. But with the changing role of the CFO, Excel’s most useful days may be in the past as more advanced options let finance organizations streamline processes and gain powerful analytics capabilities.
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.
Global corporations have treasury teams and huge ERP systems to manage their financials, but smaller firms often do not have that luxury. However, SMBs can draw on SaaS vendors to achieve similar results in budgeting and forecasting.
Ultracyclist Dave Haase used analytics to create his own luck in the Race Across America. Learn how analytics, the Internet of Things and leveraging weather data can enhance operational performance and decision-making. And meet Dave in a Google hangout and at IBM Insight 2015.