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The danger of 'going with your gut'

Posted by Ross Chapman

Going with your gut' often results in poor decision making

While experience should be valued, ‘going with your gut’ isn’t the best way to make executive decisions for a company. However, recent research showed that a surprising 33% of senior...

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CFOs are overstretched

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Despite the frequently cited idea that CFOs are becoming more strategic, the recently conducted 'Future of the Finance Function' survey found that in many cases, CFOs are 'treading water,' and spending too much time on things...

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CFOs not ready for increasing responsibility over data & technology

Posted by Ross Chapman

An increasing number of CFOs' remits include overall responsibility for data and IT. It’s a pattern that looks to continue.

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Event Recap: Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) 2016

Posted by Ross Chapman

Aptitude Software recently exhibited at IASA 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. Delegates from many of the leading insurers and solution providers met over the course of three days to share, network and collaborate.  Two key themes emerged as a result:  a...

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The FSN Future of the Finance Function Survey now available

Posted by Ross Chapman

 

Aptitude Software is pleased to share the FSN Future of the Finance Function Survey 2016, which explores the progress of finance professionals along the Modern Finance journey.

This detailed survey was completed by more than 760 senior finance...

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Aptitude Software at IASA 2016

Posted by Ross Chapman

Insurance finance professionals need to drive their business forward while maintaining complete financial control, insight and transparency.  At Aptitude Software, we believe using data to drive decision-making doesn’t have to be puzzling.

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Event: The Future of Finance in Banking

Posted by Ross Chapman

Much is written about the role of the CFO changing from backwards-looking scorekeeper towards a more strategic role. But what is the reality in banking?

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Run for Fun ---and a Great Cause

Posted by Ross Chapman

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, 15 runners from the Boston office of Aptitude Software participated in the inaugural Massachusetts Fallen Heroes 5K Run & Ruck.  Our team of 15 joined just over 700 runners and walkers along the beaches of South Boston to...

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Join us for an exclusive webinar interview

Posted by Ross Chapman

 

Gary Simon, CEO of FSN and Leader of the Modern Finance Forum on LinkedIn and Tom Crawford, President & CEO Aptitude Software will present a Webinar "Why CFOs need to look beyond the General Ledger." Simon and Crawford will share their...

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Event Recap: Insurance ERM's Data for Solvency II

Posted by Ross Chapman

Aptitude Software sponsored last week's Insurance ERM’s Data for Solvency II Event in London at which leading insurers - including AIG, Allianz, Aviva, Chubb, General Re amongst many others - came together to reflect on the lessons learned...

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