South African intelligence environment seeing increased growth and adoption

By Rousseau Kluever, Business Manager, Decision Inc. The adoption of Business Intelligence is as inescapable as cloud and Big Data, and as inextricably intertwined. Organisations which have adopted the technology

Strategic Planning

In the current environment of global competition, sub-optimal growth, technology disruption, and political uncertainty, South African companies are finding it challenging to put an effective business strategy in place. But what can be done ...

Decision Inc Newsletter #4 of 2017

With the last quarter of the year underway, Decision Inc. has continued to have another year of exceptional growth and opportunity. Our off shore expansion as well as new go-to-market

Decision Inc. Appoints Head of Strategic Consulting

Decision Inc. is proud to introduce Alistair Maxwell as the Business Manager of its new Strategic Consulting division. He will be instrumental in enhancing the company’s reputation in strategic data

How to Deliver More Accurate Financial Forecasts.

There’s more pressure than ever for finance teams to deliver accurate, updated forecasts. But increased volatility in the economy and business landscape can make that especially challenging. So what do you do when unforeseen factors disrupt your numbers?

Want to Be Disruptive in 2017? Start with Budgeting.

What organizations should disrupt are their budgeting processes. Here are five ways to take a fresh look at your business budgeting and planning processes this year.

Ignite Cross-Functional Engagement in Your Planning Process

You want full business partner participation in planning, budgeting, and forecasting but you struggle to engage other departments in the process. Does this sound familiar? Here are five tips to ignite cross-functional engagement ...

Could Rolling Forecasts make Bonuses Better?

Bonuses can be an effective and energizing incentive structure, pushing employees to meet or exceed sales goals with the promise of a payout. But recent headlines have shown the darker side ....

The importance of enterprise content management (ECM)

Wilhelm Greeff, business manager for business productivity solutions at Decision Inc. Data has become a mission-critical asset with companies investing significantly in analytics platforms to derive value from it. However,

Lombard Insurance cuts admin time from three months to one

Decision Inc., a solutions-driven organisation, has been working with Lombard Insurance to increase productivity and efficiency across various departments within the organisation. A recent Adaptive Insights implementation saw the company

The leadership team should be on the front line

The leadership team should be on the front line, says Decision Inc.’s Nick Bell. Posted by CFO South Africa.

Adoption of BPS needs to grow across industries

In the digital economy, business productivity solutions (BPS) have become essential to running an effective organisation. While various industries (like banking, supply chain, and FMCG) have readily embraced automation of their business processes, others (such as mining) are still very much pen-and-paper driven.

A new way of looking at business productivity

By Hein Taljaard, engagement lead for business productivity solutions at Decision Inc. Business productivity solutions have evolved significantly in recent years. Even in South Africa, workflow is taken more seriously

Decision Inc Newsletter #3 of 2017

2017 will once again be a year of great uncertainty for South African companies. The challenges that all our companies face in order to drive and stimulate growth remain top

Decision Inc. ignites international expansion with ABM Systems

Decision Inc. confirms its international expansion strategy with the acquisition of ABM Systems, a leading business intelligence and performance management company in Australia. “Part of our five-year strategy was the

Decision Inc. supports the Mother of Peace community on Mandela Day 2017

Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated as an opportunity for people and organisations to give back to their communities, to change lives and make a difference. Decision Inc. believes that