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Four reasons CFOs are accelerating digital transformation projects

Posted by Sarah Werner

Given all the economic pressures of the last year, it would make sense that organizations might consider holding up or pausing digital transformation projects in the finance function due to cost or resource considerations. However, this is not...

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Getting finance calculations and allocations out of Excel

Posted by Sarah Werner

The finance department is inundated with data points that need to be transformed, allocated, converted, and combined to meet the demands of a complex reporting and regulatory environment and create a coherent picture of the business. This...

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Insurers debate new IFRS 17 KPIs in the run-up to compliance date

Posted by Sarah Werner

As Insurers continue to push forward on IFRS 17 projects, the discussion has shifted in part to post SII and IFRS 17 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The topic has been taken up by the CFO Forum in the form of a working group and recently,...

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The value of a centralized finance calculation engine in banking

Posted by Sarah Werner

In banking there are a considerable number of financial calculations critical to areas like customer management, financial reporting, risk, analytics, taxpricing, and regulatory operationsThese calculations are varied yet all rely on inputs ...

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Creating a complete picture of revenue health

Posted by Sarah Werner

Revenue is one of the most important KPIs for an organization. A revenue multiple may be used to value a company for an interested buyer, strategic partner, or investor. Strong annual revenue growth underpins company value, drives investments and...

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The four benefits of pre-IPO revenue automation

Posted by Sarah Werner

An IPO is an exciting time for any organization. It can open access to new sources of capital, increase brand recognition and provide stability. It also presents new challenges and requirements around reporting, compliance, and governance – not...

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Supporting the move to a cloud General Ledger

Posted by Sarah Werner

"Cloudy with a chance of clouds." This Deloitte article title from a few months ago sums up the continued growth in cloud computing - a trend that remained resilient despite the economic pressures of 2020. One specific cloud use case, and the...

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Core data challenges holding banks back

Posted by Wan Ting Lee

The pandemic highlighted the importance of trusted, real-time data for fast decision making. The fact that most organizations – especially in the banking sector – do not have access to this has been highlighted in the renewed urgency with which...

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Newly appointed SMS Global Lead talks about her team, transition, and favorite moments

Posted by Sarah Werner

Joli Riley was recently appointed as the Global Leader for Aptitude’s Solution Management Services (SMS). She has been with Aptitude since 2011, holding various roles such as APAC Delivery Director, Service Delivery Manager, Managing Consultant,...

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Momentum builds as Australian regulators urge insurers to progress AASB 17 projects

Posted by Andrea Herbert

In March, when the world was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and during the subsequent months there was a clear divide between those organizations that accelerated their digital transformation projects and those who were more cautious and chose to...

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