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Lease Management Systems vs. Aptitude Software Lease Accounting Engine: What’s Different?

Posted by Sarah Werner

Many organizations with significant lease portfolios have used Lease Management Systems to help manage lease renewals, payments, facilities management and other lease related tasks.  The introduction of the new leasing standard will not only...

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Aptitude Software case studies?

Posted by Sarah Werner

We know finance leaders are short on time (it was very clear in our recent survey!)

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Major Finnish telecom, Elisa selects Aptitude Software solution to address IFRS 15

Posted by Sarah Werner

Aptitude Software has also been selected to help Elisa gain finance transparency. Alongside other prominent telecommunications operators globally, including 3 of the top 4 US telecoms. Aptitude Software provides revenue recognition software to run...

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Teradata | Aberdeen Group Webinar: The Analytical Edge in Finance

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Access the replay now.

Ideally, financial departments should serve as hubs of insight that inform strategic and operational decisions. However, most CFOs receive data too late to make informed decisions.

In order to cut costs and pursue revenue...

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New leasing standard another regulatory punch for telecommunications

Posted by Sarah Werner

There are a few reasons telecommunications organizations are heavily impacted by the change to the leasing standard:

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New leasing standard means significant changes

Posted by Sarah Werner

Under the new standard (IFRS 16 /ASC 842) a lessee is required to recognize most leases on its balance sheet.  This is a significant change from today’s accounting requirements which allows the lessee to exclude operating leases.  In fact, listed...

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The Changing Insurance Landscape

Posted by Sarah Werner

“There is nothing permanent except change.” This quote is attributed to Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher born in 544 BC. Those words still resonate centuries later as we face the ever changing world in which we live.

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Deloitte 2016 Technology Trends: CFO focus areas

Posted by Sarah Werner

Reimagining Core Systems

Deloitte definition: Revitalize legacy systems, modernizing the core for efficiency, scale and to become a foundation for innovation and growth.  May require organizations to replatform, remediate, revitalize, replace or...

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How should CFOs respond to the era of ‘postmodern ERP’?

Posted by Sarah Werner

After decades in which business applications have coalesced, the world now seems to be shifting into reverse gear, accelerated by the gradual demise of large ERP suites, the complexity of multi-vendor environments in the cloud and the fragmenting...

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EDW-Centric vs. ERP-Centric?

Posted by Sarah Werner

What's the difference between EDW- Centric and ERP-Centric architecture?

Let's first define each idea.

An EDW-Centric architecture makes the data warehouse the focal point for analytics and detailed reporting. While the ERP system still serves as...

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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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