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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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Architecting Formula One Success

Posted by Ross Chapman

‘Show the business how technology empowers success … or suffer the embarrassment of technology putting your business in second place.’

In 2010, Formula 1 racecar engineer Adrian Newey introduced a radical new exhaust blown diffuser, a pull-rod...

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Version 5 For Big Data Applications

Posted by Ross Chapman

The Aptitude platform has always excelled at rapidly processing massive datasets using in-memory and in-database processing. The support for in-Hadoop processing in version 5 will empower enterprises to take advantage of this latest technology...

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Aptitude in Amsterdam - Banking on Reporting Excellence

Posted by Ross Chapman

Aptitude Software is thrilled to sponsor E.N.G.’s 12th annual senior executive summit held in Amsterdam on 25-26 November 2014.

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Greetings from the City of Brotherly Love

Posted by Sarah Werner

 

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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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