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Improve your Process with Constant Innovation and Rock Solid Business Data.

To maintain your output in the age of constant and fluid innovation, you need to be able to rely on your business data. Often, when our financial teams focus on the bottom line and overall profit of our business without analytics or modelling capabilities, we do not have the numbers on our side How do [...]

Changing the BI Game with Intelligent Business Solutions

A great number of seminars, workshops, and learning sessions around the world focus on the improvement of business with intelligent business solutions, aimed at becoming an industry leader. Hear how our clients are changing the game in their industries. Where did they see opportunity? What challenges did they overcome? What winning play is giving them [...]

Disclosure Management and Your Finance Team: The Benefits.

Cortell’s range of Financial Performance Management solutions gives you an integrated view of your financial processes and systems. Our IBM software solutions provide the base for additions like Certent CDM, which integrates seamlessly into your primary solution for additional benefit.   With the Advent of XBRL Financial Reporting Requirements in South Africa, a disclosure management […]

Driver-Based Planning for Financial Teams: The What, Why, and How.

Host Analytics defines driver-based planning perfectly: The goal of driver-based planning is to focus business plans on the factors that are most critical to driving success, then creating mathematical models that enable managers to run scenarios based on these drivers to understand the impact on projected business results. In short, driver-based planning allows you to plan with […]

XBRL: International Best Practice, Global Reporting, and your Business.

We’ve discussed how XBRL was developed by a global consortium with an aim to standardise financial reporting and simplify sharing, analysis, and forecasting of global business by freeing up the access to business data. If you’re a global business or are looking at expanding across borders, the international best practices and global reporting formats offered [...]

The Implementation Process That Gives You In-House XBRL-Printing Capability.

XBRL is coming soon, and the standardised reporting format will likely become a requirement across multiple reporting and regulatory bodies. This means you’ll need to implement a solution that benefits your business in the long term. How are You Implementing XBRL Reporting in Your Business? There are three ways you could be doing XBRL reporting [...]

XBRL: The Barcode of Financial Reporting.

South African businesses know that the reporting formats for the CIPC are changing, and with this change, other regulatory bodies will be following suit. We’ve discussed the reasons that the CIPC has made the move, and the CDM / XBRL implementation that gives you in-house, automated control of your reports.   Now, we outline the […]

XBRL, the CIPC, and Business Reporting in SA: What’s Happening?

XBRL, the CIPC, and your BusinessMaking the reporting standardisation work for you On 1 Feb 2018, Accountancy SA published an article on the impending XBRL move that clearly outlined the reasoning and benefits of a standardised XBRL reporting format. Read it here: ANALYSIS: Digital Financial Reporting For XBRL In short, digital financial reporting is changing [...]

BI retrospection at Cortell’s 2017 Client and Partner Gathering

Cortell cordially invites our BI clients and partners to our 2017 year-end gathering. We’ve had an extremely productive year, and would like to thank you for taking the opportunity to grow your BI with Cortell. With so many new demands and opportunities in the BI performance management and financial reporting space, we’re looking toward 2018 […]

An Introduction to Business Intelligence: The Ins and Outs of Performance

Business Intelligence tools are becoming more and more critical to business in South Africa, and the growth of the market has opened the door to a multitude of small-scale solutions, as well as the growth of the enterprise solutions that lead the way.   It’s difficult to know exactly where and how you need to […]