Why CFOs are moving forward and leaving Excel behind

Date: 29/05/2018

By Jason Ambrose, Vice President, Strategic Business Transformation at Anaplan

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published an article that explored a compelling opportunity in corporate financial planning. With firsthand insight gleaned from finance chiefs from a variety of industries, the article—titled “Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tell Staffs”—delved into some of the reasons why CFOs are directing their teams to leave spreadsheets behind in favour of cloud-based planning platforms.

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IBM Cognos Analytics: Release 11 Upgrade

Date: 23/05/2018

By Ahmed Eltoukhy, Senior Consultant

After only 8 weeks of Cognos Analytics Release 10 being out, Release 11 is now available! IBM has been very active with the new release strategy of Cognos Analytics (CA), and there are no Fix Packs anymore. In addition to that, it looks like Request For Enhancements (RFEs) voting is really paying off.

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