20 08, 2018

The Digital Transformation of your Planning Process

2019-05-28T12:13:50+02:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , |

Whether you work for a government agency, a high-tech company or a service provider, your organization must plan its annual budget. While many members of your organization might be familiar with planning or budgeting software, the set of activities to create, control and update the budget is known as the budget process. Digitalization is tactical – automating activities, for example, ...

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13 08, 2018

Optimized Planning with Artificial Intelligence

2019-05-28T12:13:53+02:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

A good FP&A solution embraces the power of AI and should already have incorporated it into its technology. Over the past few years, the concept of Artificial Intelligence or ‘AI’, has finally been accepted into the mainstream and is dominating conversations around the world.  With the rapid emergence of cognitive computing and machine learning, AI had been sitting in the ...

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5 06, 2018

Successful CPM Projects: Finance should Lead – IT should Support

2019-05-28T12:58:01+02:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , , , |

This is the second in a series of blogs discussing the requirements of a successful Corporate Performance Management implementation. The first blog in this series stressed the importance of Executive Involvement. This installment explains why the office of the CFO, not IT, should lead the implementation. The discussion emphasizes the Finance function, but it applies to CPM implementations focused on ...

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27 04, 2018

Qonnections 2018 Recap: Jedox Wins Global Partner Innovation Award

2019-05-28T12:58:08+02:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Inside Jedox|Tags: , , , , , |

Qonnections 2018 was a great week of informative sessions, amazing demos, catching up with friends and acquaintances, and meeting many new faces. The highlight of the week for us was the honor of receiving the Qlik Global Partner Innovation Award, which is testament to Jedox's vision, product and hard-working team. If you were unable to attend the event in person, ...

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17 10, 2017

Strong Alignment to Strategy – Be a Champion of Your Strategic Vision and Business Values

2019-05-28T13:00:00+02:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Thought Leadership|Tags: , |

In my role with OYB, I’ve met with 40+ organisations this year, all with varying degrees of investments in planning. Often they use Excel for their budgeting and reporting and have a handful of funded BI projects with no interactions with their office or finance team. In most cases, these same organisations have a CEO-driven strategy that clearly provides the vision that they want decisions to be made quicker, with data as their basis. They want self-service BI that adds value to the business and allows all business units to contribute time and resource to analysis.  A centralised team doing analysis for the entire company can fall into a ‘Jack of all trades, master of none’ scenario, diminishing the value of the analytics provided. [...]

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