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Aptitude Software is on the road

Posted by Ross Chapman

Retail Week Live – London, UK: 11-12 March

Retail Week Live is a conference of 100 leading retailers, big brands, and industry innovators. We’ll be at the event discussing how Aptitude Software helps large retailers to better manage costs,...

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What’s so difficult about enterprise software development?

Posted by Ross Chapman

Why is developing software solutions within the enterprise so difficult and fraught with failure? There are many commonly cited reasons :

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What is an application platform?

Posted by Patrick Youngs

Here at Aptitude Software we see a lot of ways that companies develop applications, everything from the archaic to the inspired. Software applications are at the heart of almost every company operating today, driving interaction with customers,...

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Of mice and complex software engines

Posted by Patrick Youngs

If you take a basic, wheel-based mouse, not only are there at least 10 raw materials which go into the structure of the device, each with a different manufacturing process, the electronic components are often each as complex as the device itself....

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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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Telecommunications M&A 2015: the CFO is central

Posted by Ross Chapman

What’s happening to companies in the telco, media and technology sector is interesting, if not surprising. BT’s acquisition of EE from Deutsche Telekom for £12.5bn will allow BT to sell quad play bundles of mobile, home phone, broadband and...

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The surprising trend for SMEs on G-Cloud

Posted by Patrick Youngs

The Government Digital Service (GDS) in the UK has managed to take huge steps in changing the way government agencies procure IT by distributing the major supplier spend more evenly amongst the SME market. A lot of this is based on ‘right sizing’...

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When the high street gets tough, who gets going?

Posted by Patrick Youngs

Over the past 6 years the retail industry has seen giants crumble and well-established business models uprooted, but one trend has held true throughout, the rise of the discounters. They’ve gone from strength to strength by selling cheap and buying...

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The evolution of IT finance architecture

Posted by Patrick Youngs

CEOs and CFOs remain focused on driving business performance and identifying opportunities to improve bottom line results. The right IT finance architecture gives a company both the confidence to report how the company makes money and the...

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Digital music company innovates with the Aptitude™ platform

Posted by Sarah Werner

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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