The Ledger

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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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A review of my favorite things about Aptitude Software (Part 2)

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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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Gross-To-Net Accounting & Accruals Conference Wrap Up

Posted by Sarah Werner

We had a great experience last week in Philadelphia at the Gross-to-Net Accounting and Accruals Summit for Life Sciences, hosted by CBI.

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Greetings from the City of Brotherly Love

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ERP upgrade? Look before you leap.

Posted by Sarah Werner

The global nature of our world and the increase in M&A activity across many industries has meant more opportunity for growth but also more headaches for financial teams.

The need to consolidate multiple sets of GL balances and roll them up to a...

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Key Themes and Takeaways from IPEXPO & Teradata Conferences

Posted by Sarah Werner

Over the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to attend the IPEXPO Europe conference in London and the Teradata 2014 PARTNERS Conference and Expo in Nashville, TN. At both conferences there were overarching themes about how companies can make...

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Aptitude Software and Cloudera. The perfect partnership

Posted by Sarah Werner

Innovative companies understand that being truly data-driven is no longer optional. But many businesses face a roadblock between the need to be more data-driven and the cost & complexity of new technologies.

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A roadmap for revenue recognition

Posted by Sarah Werner

It’s been almost six months since the FASB & IASB announced the long-awaited changes to the accounting standards for revenue from contracts with customers. While the affects of the revenue recognition standard will impact certain industries more...

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A review of my favorite things about Aptitude Software - Part 1

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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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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