The Ledger

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Sarah Werner

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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 at HIMMS 2016

Posted by Sarah Werner

Healthcare organizations, both payers and providers, are going through a transformation. Aging finance IT infrastructures, ACA-driven regulatory changes, Electronic Health Record initiatives and a strong M&A environment mean data volumes and...

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What we're reading

Posted by Sarah Werner

Deloitte's Global CFO Signals (Deloitte) Summary:  Deloitte has released their Q4 2015 Signals Report.  It includes results from “pulse surveys” intended to provide CFOs with quarterly information regarding their CFO peers’ thinking across a variety...

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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!

Posted by Sarah Werner

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

Posted by Sarah Werner

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

Posted by Sarah Werner

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

Posted by Sarah Werner

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

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Operations & Technology in Financial Services Conference

Posted by Sarah Werner

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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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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