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Self-Service Analytics in Finance: Top Tips for Success

Self-Service Analytics in Finance: Top Tips for Success

Building a data-centric finance function that empowers users.
As FP&A processes become increasingly data-driven, finance chiefs are looking for ways to quickly and efficiently provide business leaders with the information they need for better decision-making. The data typically sought by senior executives encompasses historical data and shared plans, objectives, forecasts, and metrics that drive performance and determine the organisation’s next course of action.

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Looking Past Covid-19: Five Critical Messages for CFOs

Looking Past Covid-19: Five Critical Messages for CFOs

The covid-19 pandemic instigated an economic crisis of epic proportions. Looking Past Covid-19, the recession now underway may be prolonged and recovery will be uneven, this will vary by company, industry, and geography. This crisis was an eye-opener for many CFOs. It has not only exposed fault lines in the function’s current operating model, but it has also proved that bold change can happen quickly and effectively.

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10 Ways to Drive Big Value

10 Ways to Drive Big Value

Big Data has tremendous potential. But its value doesn’t come from the collection of information; that’s just the starting point. The real value of Big Data comes from your ability to use that stored information to uncover new insights – and then present those ideas to promote better business decisions.

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The New Intelligent Supply Chain

The New Intelligent Supply Chain

Rapidly evolving consumer preferences. A changing and disruptive retail landscape. The dramatic rise of e-commerce. Supply chain shortages and the unprecedented consumer demand for sustainably produced products. In this changing retail landscape, companies have begun to build an agile, connected and resilient supply chain to maximize operational efficiency, product quality, and profitability.

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Key drivers for cloud migration

Key drivers for cloud migration

Understanding the triggers that drive cloud adoption and how they might apply to your organisation sets you on a path to building an effective migration plan that creates opportunities for savings, growth, and innovation in the cloud.

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Smart Maintenance: Reduce Cost, Improve Quality, and Enhance Productivity

Smart Maintenance: Reduce Cost, Improve Quality, and Enhance Productivity

Across any supply chain, hundreds of critical functions keep things moving. The sales team works with customers. The accounting team tracks finances, customer support maintains relationships, plus logistics, shipping, scheduling, human resources, and many more contribute to overall operations. In this big picture of a typical supply chain, the value of maintenance for buildings, plants, machinery, and vehicles is often overlooked

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ERP Priorities Today

ERP Priorities Today

IT leaders face a number of increasingly sophisticated responsibilities. In addition to ensuring that systems run smoothly, they must help their organisations mature digitally, address ongoing security threats, remain compliant with regulations, and help their teams develop the skills to succeed in a complex and changing digital environment. An effective cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategy can help IT leaders meet these demands while streamlining operations and improving business performance.

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Data Innovators in Healthcare

Data Innovators in Healthcare

Can analytics empower physicians, clinicians and nurses with actionable insights to deliver superior patient outcomes at a lower cost? Can analytics help people during a natural disaster? Or enhance quality, safety, and the patient experience
while enabling an insights-driven culture of continuous improvement within a healthcare organization? As you’ll read in the stories contained in this book, the answer is YES!

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Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Dynamics 365

Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Dynamics 365

Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) framework for those organisations considering implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.
The objective of the framework is to identify the cost, benefit, flexibility, and risk factors that affect the investment decision.

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Democratising automation

Democratising automation

Learn why democratizing automation is vital for your organization. Give your employees the ability to apply easy automation to their own work, and watch how they reduce the time spent on manual, tedious tasks—leaving more time to focus on higher-value, more strategic work that drives your business forward.

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Global State of Customer Service

Global State of Customer Service

Since the first Global State of Customer Service study in 2015, customer expectations have continued to rise over time. Consistently delivering exceptional service is challenging for any brand, especially with fierce competition in an overcrowded market, not to mention the continual onslaught of new and emerging technologies that promise to uplift customer satisfaction.

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Data Warehouse Automation in Azure for Dummies

Data Warehouse Automation in Azure for Dummies

Every business has data coming in from multiple sources and needs to move it to a data warehouse where it can be stored properly or used across the organisation. Today’s data warehouses are moving from on-premise to the cloud. This creates unique challenges to consider from their on-premise counterparts that you’re probably already familiar with.

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BI & Data Trends 2021

BI & Data Trends 2021

E-BOOK BI & Data Trends 2021: The Great Digital Switch What are the top BI & Data trends for 2021 and how can these insights help your business respond to a more disruptive world? By gaining flexibility, agility and awareness that requires using data and...

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Intelligent Manufacturing Guide

Intelligent Manufacturing Guide

Digital transformation is disrupting manufacturer’s business models with a new value propositions. The fourth industrial revolution and the Internet of Things (IoT) has allowed manufacturers to deliver the machine and product performance needed to improve operations.

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Intelligent Healthcare Guide

Intelligent Healthcare Guide

The healthcare industry is facing tremendous change not only in the patient journey but also in capturing and using personal patient data. Consumers expect frictionless hyper-personalised experiences while patients expect to be digitally connected to their information and care providers.

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Intelligent Mining Guide

Intelligent Mining Guide

Today, the mining industry is undergoing major transformation. More mining companies are investing in new technologies and are seeing the benefits. Technology is a key enabler to relevancy within the mining industry.

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Intelligent Retail Guide

Intelligent Retail Guide

Retail today is going through the most fundamental shift in its history. It has shifted to an intelligent retail industry. Technology has revolutionised customers buying patterns and behaviours.

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Retail’s new landscape

Retail’s new landscape

Retail is going through big changes that are shaking the very foundations of the industry. Changes such as digital commerce has become an important sales and marketing channel, connecting the physical, online, and mobile consumer. Supply chains must now be agile enough to accommodate multiple shopping channels.

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From Order to Cash

From Order to Cash

Intelligent bots improve cash flow, increase working capital and customer satisfaction. The order-to-cash (O2C or OTC) process, refers to a company’s business process for the entire order processing system.

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The Digital Healthcare Playbook

The Digital Healthcare Playbook

By embarking on a digital healthcare transformation journey, you can ensure your healthcare organisation is meeting the needs of both consumers and clinicians. Along the way, you will drive excellence in healthcare delivery and affordability for savvy patients and consumers.

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Five Actions to take now to boost your Healthcare delivery

Five Actions to take now to boost your Healthcare delivery

As healthcare organisations continue to transform. They face escalating pressures of time and cost, workforce scarcities, disconnected business processes and systems, and increased patient needs. Healthcare worker shortages and the need for cost savings create both challenges and opportunities when it comes to improving patient care experiences and business outcomes.

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Reducing “Process Waste” in Manufacturing

Reducing “Process Waste” in Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies have always invested heavily in industrial engineering to achieve production process improvements and minimize waste. With Robotic Process Automation (RPA), manufacturers can squeeze inefficiencies and waste from business processes—from finance to supply chain to customer service operations.

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The New Face of Manufacturing

The New Face of Manufacturing

The digital revolution brings a host of new opportunities, enabled by data and the power and intelligence of cloud computing. However, it is the talent, skill, and creativity of your people that determine success. Industry leaders needs to recognise that the face of manufacturing is changing.

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The Future of Manufacturing

The Future of Manufacturing

This e-book report presents the future state of the manufacturing industry through five forward-looking scenarios that highlight the advantage of digital transformation through the adoption of networked data, connected operations, intelligent automation, and a digitally enabled workforce.

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Breaking Down AI: 10 Real Applications in Healthcare

Breaking Down AI: 10 Real Applications in Healthcare

Explore how AI and advanced analytics offer new strategies for healthcare through the convergence of your available physical, digital and biological data. Find out how these capabilities help enable predictive care, such as identifying early warning signs of disease in high-risk patients and recommending more precise treatment based on similar patient data.

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Financial Planning Solutions: A Buyer’s Guide Five Steps for Selecting a Planning Solution

Financial Planning Solutions: A Buyer’s Guide Five Steps for Selecting a Planning Solution

Organisations across industries are upgrading their financial planning solutions—and with good reason. Spreadsheets and legacy on-premise systems no longer cut it. To succeed in today’s rapidly changing world, companies need full visibility into the business, strategic insights driven from real-time data, and the ability to take action fast. So they’re moving planning to the cloud.

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RPA + AI = Competitive Edge

RPA + AI = Competitive Edge

E-BOOK RPA + AI = Competitive EdgeRobotic Process Automation (RPA) is already transforming entire industries. But when combined with the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovations, it gives businesses a true competitive edge. First came the bots—software robots...

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RPA: An Executive Primer

RPA: An Executive Primer

E-BOOK RPA: An Executive PrimerAiming to convert your organization into a truly digital business? Automation is the foundation of all digital transformation initiatives. This executive primer explains why Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is globally gaining ground,...

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5 Ways to Become a Financial Reporting Hero

5 Ways to Become a Financial Reporting Hero

E-BOOK 5 Ways to Become a Financial Reporting Hero As a financial reporting professional, you are tasked with keeping a lot of people happy - your CEO, your board, your shareholders, and your staff. Making the most of your time, your numbers, and your team is what...

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SAP BPC Health Check

SAP BPC Health Check

E-BOOK SAP BPC Health CheckIf you’re questioning your business’s application of SAP BPC at all - you may want to consider looking at the Decision Inc. Finance Budget and Planning Health Check service. It’s been specifically designed to address the unique challenges...

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ERP for SMEs. Don’t Buy It

ERP for SMEs. Don’t Buy It

E-BOOK ERP for SMEs. Don’t Buy ItIt can be tricky for SME's to improve returns through clever processes and intelligent systems, without being held ransom to buying an ERP system. The eBook covers why SME's should turn their attention away from ERPs to instead focus...

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Seven Risks of Regulatory Reporting

Seven Risks of Regulatory Reporting

MANUAL WORK IS HOLDING YOUR TEAM BACK
Disclosure Management Cycles (DMC) consist of big, hulking processes but the slightest straw can hinder a company’s ability to report compliantly. With so many hands involved and so many eyes needed to approve every public filing, it’s no wonder details get lost in the mix. Human errors happen: an extra zero here, a missed approval there. So the best way to mitigate risks is to take the human out of the equation.

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How to Choose a Modern Analytics Platform

How to Choose a Modern Analytics Platform

TRANSFORMING YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH DATA
Businesses everywhere are using analytics to transform: reinventing customer experiences; reimagining processes; discovering surprising revenue streams; and finding new ways to gain an edge. They understand a basic truth in today’s economy: no enterprise can lead – or even survive – without analytics.

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5 Data Visualization Pitfalls

5 Data Visualization Pitfalls

E-BOOK 5 Data Visualization PitfallsWe've been using charts to help us understand business data for decades. But even when the data was different, the charts were basically the same.  Now, everything is changing.Get Your E-Book  Topics discussed in this e-book:...

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