Holiday operations can be quite demanding for any organization, but if you operate from the North Pole and work against the clock all year to meet your late December deadline, then you need big data and analytics. Hear what big data and advanced analytics expert Tripp Braden had to say about this
Financial offices within organizations drive strategic planning and implementation that require enhanced insight into the business, the market and trends. Explore highlights from a recent IBM paper surveying C-suite executives and detailing the correlation between leaders deploying analytics
Organizational inertia and seemingly endless processes and procedures can be barriers to innovation and the timely decisions that help businesses progress. Lisa Bodell, award-winning author, innovation expert and CEO of futurethink, offers a provocative manifesto for a change revolution leveraging
Performance reporting is vital in performance management, but quite often the finance department has conflicting objectives with the owners of plans, budgets and forecasts. In this concluding installment of a two-part series, see how automated internal performance reporting can deliver real
Performance reporting is a vital component of performance management. But very often professionals in the finance department have conflicting objectives with the owners of plans, budgets and forecasts. In this first installment of a two-part series, take a look at some performance reporting best
The spreadsheet is arguably the most popular business tool ever invented, but it’s not well suited to large-scale, collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting. Business needs to go beyond spreadsheets to planning analytics solutions that enable data-driven decision making. Take a look at key
See how Hershey’s Brazil implemented IBM Cognos TM1 as the basis of an enterprise planning solution enabling enhanced analysis of sales and customer data to identify key value drivers and increase profit margins. And, get the full, inside story from The Hershey Company at IBM Vision 2016.
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.
Don’t let outmoded practices and irrelevant processes hold back your organization. Instead, discover what practices author and analyst David Parmenter believes finance teams can implement to heighten their efficiency and effectiveness.
As of 2016, Solvency II requires mandatory risk reporting—but many European insurers aren’t ready to handle the massive amounts of data they must submit to comply. However, a new reporting tool gives insurers the confidence to meet this mandate while saving valuable time and IT resources.
Dave Haase cycled 3,000 miles during the 2015 Race Across America, all while using IBM Analytics to monitor heart rate, distance ridden and power output. What can businesses learn from Dave’s extraordinary feat of endurance?