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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 Accounting Hub, compact edition accelerates finance transformations

Posted by Ross Chapman

Today, we are thrilled to release a new edition of the Aptitude Accounting Hub. With this new edition, enterprise finance teams of all sizes gain a route to streamline multi-GAAP reporting processes and gain control of accounting rules and rich,...

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What does it mean to be big data?

Posted by Ross Chapman

We would all agree that there has been too much hype about Hadoop, and despite our processing performance credentials, in time's past, we have distanced ourselves from the multitude of new "BIG DATA" applications.

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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 regulation will impact certain industries more than others,...

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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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We're ready for PureSystems!

Posted by Ross Chapman

This new designation shows that our solution is optimized to run on the IBM PureData System for Analytics with lightning performance. The Allocation Engine maximizes the horsepower of the data warehouse appliance, running 5 Billion allocations per...

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Where do your royalties lie?

Posted by Sarah Werner

You may or may not have heard of Victor Willis but chances are you've heard of the band, The Village People. In the late 1970's, Victor co-wrote many of their hits such as "YMCA" and "Macho Man."  After parting ways with the band in 1980, it seemed...

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Realizing revenue recognition reporting requirements

Posted by Ross Chapman

Following up on our earlier announcement, Aptitude Software today released the Aptitude Revenue Recognition Engine. The new product helps enterprises to face new IASB and FASB accounting rules for 'Revenue Recognition from Contracts with Customers'...

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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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