The latest technologies are cloud-based, but many executives in the financial industry don't want their company's most valuable information hosted in a breachable environment. Here are five ways for CFOs or other financial executives to convince their executive counterparts of the value of the
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.
Despite being the go-to tool for budgets, forecasts and planning, spreadsheets are unfortunately often prone to errors, primarily because of the volume of manual processes the tool requires. Three noteworthy examples from the past decade illustrate how damaging spreadsheet errors can be. By
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
Save your office of finance from crisis by preparing your financial performance management for the future. Learn how to help your finance function reach its full potential by adopting best practices and avoiding pitfalls along the way.
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.
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
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,