The Ledger

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Patrick Youngs

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IFRS 15 deferral announcement

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The announcement that IFRS 15 effective date will be deferred to match ASC 606 has been widely anticipated, and may seem from the outside to gives telecom providers a little breathing room.

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Running with the finance pack

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IFRS 15 – Value Beyond Compliance

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Some telecommunication providers have estimated that compliance with the new revenue recognition requirements might require tens to hundreds of millions of dollars in investment.

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Improve your finance IT architecture: a how to

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Data - top CFOs get the most value from it by transforming their finance IT architecture

Having an effective finance IT architecture is the bedrock of strong finance capabilities and a mainstay of the world’s best CFOs. All CFOs strive to help...

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Retail Week Live - our view

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Customers come first. Adapting to that mantra has now become a perpetual, real time task during purchases and delivery online, on mobile and in store. Companies such as Lastminute.com are producing live code in as little as 30 minutes to continually...

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What is an application platform?

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Here at Aptitude Software we see a lot of ways that companies develop applications, everything from the archaic to the inspired. Software applications are at the heart of almost every company operating today, driving interaction with customers,...

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Of mice and complex software engines

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If you take a basic, wheel-based mouse, not only are there at least 10 raw materials which go into the structure of the device, each with a different manufacturing process, the electronic components are often each as complex as the device itself....

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The surprising trend for SMEs on G-Cloud

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The Government Digital Service (GDS) in the UK has managed to take huge steps in changing the way government agencies procure IT by distributing the major supplier spend more evenly amongst the SME market. A lot of this is based on ‘right sizing’...

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When the high street gets tough, who gets going?

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Over the past 6 years the retail industry has seen giants crumble and well-established business models uprooted, but one trend has held true throughout, the rise of the discounters. They’ve gone from strength to strength by selling cheap and buying...

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The evolution of IT finance architecture

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CEOs and CFOs remain focused on driving business performance and identifying opportunities to improve bottom line results. The right IT finance architecture gives a company both the confidence to report how the company makes money and the...

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Aptitude Software parent company, Microgen, named UK's top publicly quoted tech company by Megabuyte

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IFRS 17’s Contractual Service Margin – an actuarial or accounting issue?

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Our CEO shares his thoughts with Accounting Today

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Multinational companies could be heading for a 'leaseberg' of huge proportions

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