Nearly half (46%) of CFOs rely on “gut feel” and instinct to make business decisions in lieu of fast access to accurate internal data, a practice that can delay decision making, introduce errors and erode profitability, according to a new study from Redshift Research commissioned by Epicor Software, writes Bob Violino at information-management.com.
This video captures how the IBM tax and statutory reporting team have utilized the Accelerated External Reporting (AER) solution to provide consistency and automation to their reporting processes. AER solution is a stack of IBM products including Cognos Disclosure Management, Cognos Business Viewpoint, Cognos TM1, and IBM DB2.
The need for supply chain performance analytics is one that is well understood, and this discipline has been developed according to the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. Using well-defined metrics from the SCOR model, PM solutions can be tailored to help FMCG organisations gain a better understanding of their organisation.
Joe Stangarone at mrc-productivity.com has written an article on 5 essential foundational questions to ask before starting any BI project.
A good perspective on “Big Data”, what this means for companies, and why many companies need to be taking notice of new sources of data.
Today’s CEOs crave tools that will empower them to tap into better insights they need to make smarter business decisions.
Equip everyone in your company with the tools to outperform — including reports, analysis, statistics, dashboards, what-if analysis, plans, budgets and more.
Using a forecasting toolset can help improve mining companies’ budget planning, enabling them to streamline and create efficient processes, says performance management specialist company Cortell director Greg Bogiages.
Performance management (PM) can be an essential tool for small businesses as they make the transition into mid-sized organisations.
Within any industry, understanding the needs of your customer is of the utmost importance, and in no industry is this more relevant than the retail sector. Catering to the needs and requirements of customers is the cornerstone of retaining customers in the retail industry, and keeping loyal customers is easier and more profitable than winning new ones.