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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

Posted by Sarah Werner

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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Big business, big analysis, just not big data

Posted by Patrick Youngs

We live in an age of intelligence. Accountants drive strategy, marketers are scientists and logical coders helm global organisations. The development of this intelligent business has been the inevitable result of drastic improvements in the way we...

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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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Event Wrap Up – IFRS 9 in banking - more demanding information requirements hit banks

Posted by Ross Chapman

A recent IFRS 9 focused event, banks such as BBVA, citi, Barclays and Societe Generale came together to review how to implement international financial reporting standards and address IFRS 9 requirements. Chief Accounting Officers, Accounting Policy...

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

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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Can Software Engineers Bake?

Posted by Ross Chapman

The challenge took the office by storm. We were asked to bring in our show stoppers. Did we dare try make the meringue or the macarons? Would anyone eat my gran's favourite pecan pie?

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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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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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