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Enabling price transparency in healthcare

Posted by Sarah Werner

The importance of price transparency in healthcare has been picking up steam for the last few years. With more and more Americans paying an increasingly greater proportion of their healthcare costs out of pocket through high deductible health plans,...

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CBI Life Sciences Accounting and Reporting Congress Wrap Up

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Last week over 400 Life Sciences accounting, audit and finance professionals gathered in Philadelphia, PA to discuss the latest issues and opportunities in the industry.   We were most interested to share views with life sciences firms on revenue...

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Aptitude Software sponsors the 11th Annual CBI Life Science Accounting & Reporting Congress

Posted by Sarah Werner

We know Life Sciences CFOs and their finance teams are facing new challenges in accounting and recognition of revenue that result in significant application of judgment, balance sheet provisions and potential restatement that can make it difficult...

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Deloitte releases 2015 Global CFO Signals report

Posted by Sarah Werner

Deloitte recently released their 2015 Global CFO Signals Report, which reflects what CFOs are thinking ... and doing. The study tracked the thinking and actions of CFOs representing 11 geographies including North America, Australia, India and...

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Digital music company innovates with the Aptitude™ platform

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As a leader in innovative business models, this digital music company needed a way to manage royalty calculations, rights usage, contracts and invoices.  In order to ensure cash flow between purchases and copyright holders was accurate, the business...

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A review of my favorite things about Aptitude Software (part 3)

Posted by Sarah Werner

Ginger previously worked for Aptitude Software’s parent company, Microgen plc, in London. After resettling in the US, she worked in the intermodal transportation industry implementing various open source Business Intelligence solutions. She has...

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What we're reading

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CFO.com - A great source for news, thought leadership and upcoming events pertaining to CFOs and their finance teams.

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Top themes for Financial Controllers in 2015

Posted by Sarah Werner

The New Year wouldn’t be complete without an array of prediction lists, from economic predictions to our own Hadoop predictions to 2015’s top grossing movies (new Bond, new Star Wars and a new Terminator!)

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Hadoop for the New Year

Posted by Sarah Werner

In October we announced version 5 of our Aptitude platform which, among other things, will allow our clients to leverage in-Hadoop processing along with in-memory and in-database processing for a true multi-platform application development tool.

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The continued rise of the Chief Data Officer

Posted by Sarah Werner

Relatively speaking, the Chief Data officer (CDO) is a new position in the corporate world. In 2003, Capital One appointed the first CDO. By 2015, about 25% of the 500 largest companies will have one in place, according to research firm Gartner Inc....

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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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