JANUARY

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FP&A Best Practice Principle 3: Connect Operations and the Financials 11 January 2018 By Lawrence Serven, Regional Sales Director, The Americas, BOARD International This is the third of a 12-part blog series appropriately called The 12 Principles of Best Practice FP&A. These Principles are based on global research conducted with more than 700 organizations worldwide. Principle […]

DECEMBER

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FP&A Best Practice Principle 2: Identify and Gain Budget Approval for Required Resources 13 December 2017 By Lawrence Serven, Regional Sales Director, The Americas, BOARD International This is the second of a 12-part blog series appropriately called The 12 Principles of Best Practice FP&A. These Principles are based on global research conducted with more than 700 organizations […]

NOVEMBER

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12 Best Practices in Financial Planning and Analysis 16 November 2017 By Lawrence Serven, Regional Sales Director, The Americas, BOARD International Most CFOs are not happy with their Financial Planning and Analysis process, believing it delivers too little value and eats up too many resources. As a result, they often ask “What are Best Practices in Financial […]

OCTOBER

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FP&A Best Practice Principle 1: Translate Strategy into Actionable Plans 29 October 2017 By Lawrence Serven, Regional Sales Director, The Americas, BOARD International This is the first of a 12-part blog series appropriately called The 12 Principles of Best Practice in Financial Planning & Analysis. These Principles are based on global research conducted with more than 700 organizations […]

HORTONWORKS

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HORTONWORKS NEXT-GEN DATA PLATFORMS AND SOLUTIONS The Hortonworks global data management solutions enable organizations to implement their next-gen modern data architectures. Powered and built on Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks makes it easy to globally manage your data assets from the edge to the cloud and on-premises, regardless whether the data is at rest of in motion. […]

BOARD

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All in One Decision-Making Platform BOARD helps organisations reach a single vision of their performance in a simple and extremely effective manner. Information originating from various sources is integrated into a virtual data repository shared by the entire organisation thus providing business users with a customised yet unitary vision. Business Intelligence Explore your data, run effective […]

SEPTEMBER

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How to Squeeze Real Value from your Business Intelligence Software 15 September 2017 By Michael Talbott, Global Product Director, BOARD International While Analytics and Business Intelligence systems have been consistently listed at the top of CIOs’ prioritized spending lists in Gartner’s annual CIO surveys over the past eight years, it’s surprising how few enterprises are looking beyond […]

AUGUST

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How Can Reporting Bolster Boardroom Confidence? 30 August 2017 By Gary Simon , Chief Executive of FSN and Leader of the Modern Finance Forum The latest FSN research The Future of Financial Reporting 2017 (you can get your copy here) shows that boardroom confidence has been dented by doubts over data quality, the inability to make decisions on the […]

JULY

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Quality matters! BOARD receives the Swiss Made Certificate 9 August 2017 By Pietro Ferrari, CTO, BOARD International In this era of globalization and 7X24 software development teams scattered around the world, it’s hard to tell where your software comes from and to what degree quality control has been applied before its release.  Many very large IT […]

JUNE

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Cloud Analytics: Look Before You Leap 29 June 2017 By Michael Talbott, Global Product Director, BOARD International Like most types of enterprise software, the world of analytics is moving into the Cloud faster than smoke in an updraft.  The list of advantages is irresistible to businesses of all sizes.  Economies of scale, savings, scalability, elasticity, faster […]