The Ledger

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Sarah Werner

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Leading Global Insurance org gains source to sign-off control

Posted by Sarah Werner

A leading global insurance company was challenged with a financial operations environment that was fragmented and opaque. Information was coming from 140+ source systems and passed through legacy aggregation systems. Transaction detail was lost and...

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Happy Holidays from Aptitude Software!

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Like most of Aptitude Software’s customers, Santa had been struggling with a significant increase in his business transaction volumes and the complexity of evolving regulatory requirements.  Growth in population and the number of data sources,...

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Large UK org drives growth & efficiency with finance engines

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This large, independent mail and logistics services company has evolved significantly since their inception 40 years ago. In recent years, their business experienced significant growth as a result of increasing Internet sales, and they wanted to...

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Chasing a shorter monthly close

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In finance and accounting departments in companies across the world, shortening the monthly/quarterly/yearly close cycle is a constant goal that often seems to be a moving target.

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Banks take on IFRS 9 Regulation

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Updated 30 October 2015 - (article originally appeared June 2015)

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Operations & Technology in Financial Services Conference

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Recently, I had the chance to attend the Operations & Technology in Financial Services Conference in London. The Conference brought together over 200 attendees including C-Suite, Directors, Heads and Managers of IT, Operations, Technology, Strategy,...

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Leading Financial Services Company gains key to data-driven insights

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This leading financial services firm had steadily added new products, customers and channels and with this growth had come increased reporting requirements and a desire to gain a deeper understanding of trends and analytics around pricing, supply...

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Continued regulatory challenges for Banks

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While the dust has somewhat settled following the global financial crisis, it leaves in its wake a significant increase in the number of banking regulations. From capital and liquidity requirements to changes in accounting standards - including a...

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Why Organizations Need an Interactive Data Roadmap

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In January, Medicare officials announced their goal for 85% of payments under that program, which covers approximately 50 million Americans, to be value-based by the end of 2016. This news was quickly followed by a commercial health plan industry...

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Streamlining key finance processes with the Aptitude platform

Posted by Sarah Werner

At Aptitude Software we specialize in making financial operations more efficient. Using our suite of finance applications, we help finance departments use all of their data to create trustworthy, business controlled outputs quickly.

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