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Aptitude + RevStream, one year on

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

Just over a year ago, on August 30, 2017, Aptitude Software and RevStream joined forces. We thought we would look back at the past year to see how the two companies have come together, what's in store for the Aptitude RevStream product and how...

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Why a SOC Report is Not a SOC Certificate

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

You may see SOCs labelled by companies as, "SOC certification" and "SOC certificate", and we wanted to explain just why that term is incorrect. SOC (Service Organization Control) reports are not a certificate.

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Hot off the press - Q3 Global IFRS 17 Readiness Assessment

Posted by Sarah Werner

We recently released our Global IFRS 17 Readiness Assessment (GIRA) Q3 survey results which revisits our base of insurers to see how IFRS 17 projects have progressed since the first report was released in January of 2018.

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SOC 1, SOC 2, Type 1, Type 2. Which SOC Reports Matter to Revenue Recognition?

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

With recent hacking scandals and general concern around security of information, we discuss SOC reports at a basic level. For those who need a broad understanding of the importance of SOC reports to their business, service providers, and...

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Does Your Revenue Software Need a SOC 1 or SOC 2 Report?

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

How do you know what security controls and compliance features are essential, important, or perhaps unnecessary, when it comes to choosing your revenue recognition software service providers? SOC 1, SOC 2, SSAE 16, Type 1, Type 2, and soon SSAE...

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How running helps our global team

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

 One of the challenges of being a part of a global company with many offices is building trust. Trust increases collaboration and helps us find solutions and deliver value faster. Having the opportunity to build commonalities and shared...

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Why our implementation experts speak ‘accounting’

Posted by Sarah Werner

The only thing that is constant is change.”
- Heraclitus of Ephesus

Within the ever-changing world of business, regulatory change stands out as particularly daunting to even the most experienced CFO. Time-bound, complex and often impacting...

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#thisismyaptitude October

Posted by Meagan Mujushi

This month we showcase a few finance rockstars we have met.

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Dual reporting challenges under IFRS 16 & ASC 842

Posted by Sarah Werner

The new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16/ASC 842, will bring trillions of dollars of lease liabilities onto company balance sheets and trigger significant accounting changes when they take effect in December 2018/January 2019. This is the...

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Subleasing accounting challenges under IFRS 16/ASC 842

Posted by Sarah Werner

The new lease accounting standards, IFRS 16 / ASC 842, will bring trillions of dollars of lease liabilities onto company balance sheets and trigger significant accounting changes when they take effect in December 2018 / January 2019. This is the...

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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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