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.
When you step outside your analytics comfort zone, you could bring groundbreaking innovations with you when you step back in. Take a look at how cross-industry analytics applications are carrying businesses to new frontiers.
By empowering business to meet emerging governance, risk and compliance threats, next-generation GRC solutions—such as the IBM OpenPages GRC Platform—offer transformative business value, including predictive analytics and cognitive processing capabilities.
As a financial advisor, you probably hear your clients, but do you really listen to them? When you develop a superior listening ability, success follows. Fortunately, analytics offers a new and better way to listen to your clients, resulting in unprecedented insight based on data from client
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.
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
IBM Cloud solutions for Finance offer more than just rapid, cost-effective deployment. Companies are turning to IBM Cloud for its software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, which provide critical competitive advantages to enhance organizational performance, revenue and growth.
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
Join more than a thousand finance professionals at a complimentary virtual conference. This forum will let you take advantage of peer networking and give you an advanced look at the latest performance management analytics and solutions.
Organizations may frequently fall into the trap of trying to get an advanced sales performance management (SPM) solution in operation as soon as possible. However, initiating an implementation stage too soon, too hastily or at the expense of best practices can cause companies to overlook critical
Help your organization overcome sales performance management challenges using the best practices described in The Seven Deadly Sins of SPM, and learn how sales compensation analytics can enhance your incentive effectiveness and help bring in revenue.
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.
Financial services organizations are striving to better understand their customers in hopes of improving service and managing risk. Big data innovation’s role in financial services is to look beyond access to technology and good people with an eye to succeeding by being the best at understanding