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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Apr 02, 2019
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals have witnessed evolutionary changes in budgeting, planning, forecasting, and analysis processes. Through innovative advancements in technology and the application of big data within these processes, the FP&A function is empowered to transform into a strategic business partner. In “The Rise and Rise of FP&A,” a paper written by FSN and sponsored by Anaplan, you will learn about: • The evolution of the FP&A function • How FP&A teams harness big data and close the talent gap • Why FP&A can become a top contributor to forward-focused decision-making
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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Apr 09, 2019
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals have witnessed evolutionary changes in budgeting, planning, forecasting, and analysis processes. Through innovative advancements in technology and the application of big data within these processes, the FP&A function is empowered to transform into a strategic business partner. In “The Rise and Rise of FP&A,” a paper written by FSN and sponsored by Anaplan, you will learn about: • The evolution of the FP&A function • How FP&A teams harness big data and close the talent gap • Why FP&A can become a top contributor to forward-focused decision-making
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Published By: Intel     Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
Digital kiosks are fast becoming ubiquitous in quick-service restaurants, cinemas and retail stores as retailers grapple to embrace automated, digital solutions to keep up with rising labour costs, customer expectations and stiff competition. To maximise the value of self-ordering kiosks, retailers should not perceive digital kiosks as a means to an end but a critical touchpoint within the customer journey. Download the whitepaper to discover how the new generation of self-order kiosks— • Can resolve the challenges of acquiring, training and maintaining a workforce • Can enhance customer experiences throughout the entire shopping and purchasing process • Can facilitate better business decision making through access to valuable customer data
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Published By: Infosys BPM Ltd     Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
The role of FP&A professionals during the first two weeks of the month entails rushing for month closure, gathering data sets, reports, and scrutinizing, processing and analyzing data in Excel workbooks in discussion with the top management. Increasing revenues, optimizing costs, and aligning with the overall business strategy are a few familiar goals laid down for financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals. These goals trickle down from finance leaders who are under constant pressure to provide accurate and timely reporting and analysis to support effective decision making. Read on to know how can digitizing FP&A help the finance team to make more robust decisions and be a key part of the finance transformation.
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Published By: SAP     Published Date: Jun 18, 2011
To stay ahead of the competition in a global marketplace, firms are increasingly speeding up operations, in many cases adopting real-time systems and tools to allow for instant decision-making and faster business cycles. Download here to learn how.
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real-time business analytics, faster decision making, business automation, business metrics, analytical data, sap, best practices, business activity monitoring, business analytics, business intelligence, business process automation, analytical applications, data integration
    
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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
Digital transformation (DX) — a technology-driven business strategy — enables firms to gain or expand their competitive differentiation by embracing data-driven decision-making processes, whether for increasing operational efficiencies, developing new products and services, increasing customer satisfaction and retention, or getting a better intelligence on the market. Big Data and analytics (BDA) applications form the foundation for enterprisewide digital transformation initiatives. To find out more download this whitepaper today.
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jan 12, 2017
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
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Published By: TrendKite     Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
How can you plan more certainty into your PR practice? Break down silos, hone processes, and measure bottom-line business value. Public relations is entering an era of unprecedented challenge — and unprecedented opportunity. Digital technologies are rocking every boat, from consumer behaviors, to B2B decision-making, to the nature and reputation of media itself. Today, every discipline is being buffeted by continual change and performance pressure. But the convergence of key trends poses a particular set of challenges for public relations.
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Published By: TIBCO Software     Published Date: Jan 17, 2019
Over the past decade, businesses have made tremendous investments in information capture, storage, and analysis. But having a wealth of data isn’t the same as having valuable information. Data Virtualization products and services provide a way to turn your data stores into valuable information that improves decision-making and propels experimentation and innovation. This paper explains: What data virtualization is and its benefits When and when not to use data virtualization How to deploy data virtualization to benefit your business How to unlock the value of your SAP data
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virtualization, data, users, analytics, sql, application, access, directory, outcomes, costs
    
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Published By: TIBCO Software     Published Date: Jan 17, 2019
Over the past decade, businesses have made tremendous investments in information capture, storage, and analysis. But having a wealth of data isn’t the same as having valuable information. TIBCO® Data Virtualization products and services provide a way to turn your data stores into valuable information that improves decision-making and propels experimentation and innovation. This paper explains: •?What data virtualization is and its benefits •?When and when not to use data virtualization •?How to deploy data virtualization to benefit your business
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virtualization, data, users, analytics, sql, application, access, directory, outcomes, costs
    
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Published By: TIBCO Software GmbH     Published Date: Jan 15, 2019
Over the past decade, businesses have made tremendous investments in information capture, storage, and analysis. But having a wealth of data isn’t the same as having valuable information. Data Virtualization products and services provide a way to turn your data stores into valuable information that improves decision-making and propels experimentation and innovation. This paper explains: •? What data virtualization is and its benefits •? When and when not to use data virtualization •? How to deploy data virtualization to benefit your business •? How to unlock the value of your SAP data
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Published By: TIBCO Software GmbH     Published Date: Jan 15, 2019
Over the past decade, businesses have made tremendous investments in information capture, storage, and analysis. But having a wealth of data isn’t the same as having valuable information. TIBCO® Data Virtualization products and services provide a way to turn your data stores into valuable information that improves decision-making and propels experimentation and innovation. This paper explains: •? What data virtualization is and its benefits •? When and when not to use data virtualization •? How to deploy data virtualization to benefit your business
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Published By: Prophix     Published Date: Jun 03, 2016
Discover how best-in-class organizations are using financial consolidation as the catalyst to better strategic financial analysis and business decision making. Learn about how the best finance operations deliver faster, more accurate and more automated close and consolidations. Hear about Space Saver a Prophix customer and how his company uses Prophix for financial consolidation and to help them plan their product inventories, their product discounting strategies, and their product mix.
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financial consolidation, best practices, prophix, productivity, competitive advantage, business analytics, database development
    
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Published By: Prophix     Published Date: May 31, 2016
CFOs today are finding themselves in a leadership position at the strategy table. Whether your company’s objectives are to deliver growth in 2016 or stay the course, it is crucial that the office of finance contribute to the strategic decision-making process and become one of the company’s trusted business partners. With rich data from all parts of the organization, the finance leadership team can offer unprecedented value to the decision-making process and help make the right business decisions executable. Listen to how Finance Professionals are helping guide their organizations toward making well-reasoned, data-driven strategic decisions.
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best practices, finance professionals, productivity, strategic decisions, business activity monitoring, business analytics, business integration, business intelligence, business management
    
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Published By: Prophix     Published Date: Jun 03, 2016
Prophix financial consolidation is the springboard to strategic financial analysis and better business decision making.
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best practices, financial consolidation, financial analysis, prophix, business analytics, business intelligence, productivity
    
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Published By: Prophix     Published Date: May 31, 2016
Watch how Prophix empowers you with monitoring reports and analytics to support a continuous process that involves the input of employees from across the organization. With Prophix, you can evaluate your corporate performance from both high-level and granular views. And by ensuring that you keep an eye on the alignment of business goals and the company’s progress, you will enjoy a valuable tool for facilitating informed decision making.
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prophix, best practices, productivity, business analysis, business activity monitoring, business analytics, business integration, business intelligence, business management
    
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Published By: Tenable     Published Date: Feb 27, 2019
"Unlike other business disciplines (CRM, ERP, HR), cybersecurity lacks clear business metrics that help frame decision-making in language the C-suite and board easily understand. To evaluate which metrics matter most, Tenable commissioned Ponemon Institute to study the effects of cyber risk on business operations. The study, which surveyed 2,410 IT and infosec decision-makers in the US, UK, Germany, Australia, Mexico and Japan. Download the report now to: -See why organizations are vulnerable to multiple cyber attacks. Compare your own practices for measuring the business costs of cyber risk against those of peers in six countries. -Explore the seven key reasons why organizations struggle to evaluate the business impact of cyber events. -Get five tips, based on the research, that you can use today to start improving your ability to mitigate cyber risks in your own organization."
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Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper outlines why businesses should be investing in management and leadership development, rather than looking to recruit externally. From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, it explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
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skills required of the perfect leader, required skills of a leader, recruiting and retaining talent, employee monitoring software, employee training software, recruiting software/services, employee performance management
    
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Published By: CA Technologies EMEA     Published Date: Sep 11, 2018
In too many organizations today, innovation isn’t happening fast enough. Within these businesses, skills are siloed and resources are misaligned. As businesses seek to speed innovation and meet their growth and revenue targets, they have to get maximum utility out of all their investments—including in the areas of IT infrastructure, product development and human resources. This buyer’s guide is intended to help those decision makers tasked with making this critical buying decision—focusing on the characteristics that help enterprises address both their immediate and long term needs. This guide shows how leveraging a PPM platform that delivers both top-down, strategic portfolio management, as well as bottom-up project management capabilities, helps organizations maximize their ROI over the long term.
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Published By: Oracle Analytics     Published Date: Oct 06, 2017
Business decision making is undergoing a data-infused renaissance. Organizations are tired of the limitations of spreadsheets and dealing with long IT business intelligence (BI) development cycles just to gain access to the data they need now. Fortunately, with the advent of visual analytics and discovery tools (many offered in the cloud), the journey to data insight is getting simpler and faster. Rather than trying to divine meaning from a group of predefined reports or simple static dashboards, visual analytics helps users gain insights from data more quickly using intuitive data visualization. Increasingly, visual analytics tools provide easy-touse data preparation features for better data access. They support collaboration, mashups, and storytelling. TDWI Research sees growing interest in applying more modern, up-to-date tools for working with data.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 26, 2017
To compete in today’s fast-paced business climate, enterprises need accurate and frequent sales and customer reports to make real-time operational decisions about pricing, merchandising and inventory management. They also require greater agility to respond to business events as they happen, and more visibility into business activities so information and systems are optimized for peak efficiency and performance. By making use of data capture and business intelligence to integrate and apply data across the enterprise, organizations can capitalize on emerging opportunities and build a competitive advantage. The IBM® data replication portfolio is designed to address these issues through a highly flexible one-stop shop for high-volume, robust, secure information replication across heterogeneous data stores. The portfolio leverages real-time data replication to support high availability, database migration, application consolidation, dynamic warehousing, master data management (MDM), service
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
Explore the strategies companies are pursuing to manage change in this Workday-sponsored Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report. See how organisations use a single cloud-based system for finance and HR to create data-led decision-making, support C-suite collaboration, and develop planning methods with better insight, accuracy, and speed.
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finance, workday, workforce technology, digital strategy
    
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Published By: Blue Coat Systems UK     Published Date: Nov 03, 2011
ERP and Business Intelligence are essential to your success. Read this and learn how to improve productivity and decision-making using Blue Coat WAN
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blue coat, wan optimization, resource management, sap, erp, secure web gateway, application performance monitoring, netweaver, business objects, soa, optimization, convergence, infrastructure, interoperability, wide area networks, collaboration, collaborative commerce, contact management, content delivery, content integration
    
Blue Coat Systems UK
Published By: BMC Software     Published Date: May 01, 2015
Complex hybrid environments can make it difficult to track interdependencies, increasing the risk of disrupting critical business services. In this research paper by EMA, you’ll learn how application discovery and dependency mapping can help you: • Meet granular targets for availability, cost, and time-to-revenue for cloud services • Accelerate mean time to repair (MTTR) while communicating better with stakeholders • Manage even the most complex hybrid environments more efficiently and effectively • Understand the impact of proposed changes and potential security risks to guide decision-making
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hybrid environments, critical business services, mean time to repair, potential security risks, decision-making, cloud optimization, visibility and performance, it management, enterprise applications
    
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Published By: Onbase     Published Date: Feb 18, 2016
Today’s increasingly competitive global economy requires businesses to make decisions faster than ever. Businesses need instant insight into the status of their people and processes. But manual, paper-based processes undermine decision-making. Paper makes it difficult for businesses to make smart decisions about their operations and their working capital. Manual processes also are costly and inefficient, create headaches for front-line staff, introduce compliance and security risks, and stymie collaboration with trading partners.
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finance, decision-making, accounts payable, business practices, finance management, project management, financial management
    
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