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CFOs Will Benefit from In-Memory Corporate Performance Management

Last week I took part in SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW event in Orlando, Florida. It was a great opportunity to sharpen perspective on how in-memory database technology will benefit our corporate performance management (CPM) customers, especially the Office of the CFO.

Why I have a love/hate relationship with “Conference Season”

Spring is a rejuvenating time of year. The annual rebirth from the doldrums of a long, cold winter means two things: - Pollen counts go off the charts turning my car yellow and my eyes red. - A solid month of traveling to Las Vegas, Orlando and other locales for spring conference season.

Never walk alone the Integrated Reporting (<IR>) journey!

<IR >is a never ending journey which can be sped up if the different experiences are shared by the participants from different industries and countries.

Unleashing Great Things—Why Tagetik Integrated with Qlik® Analytics Platform

You may have heard that Tagetik recently integrated our Corporate Performance Management (CPM) platform with Qlik Sense, a visual, intuitive solution for analytics and insight discovery. The result is the new Tagetik Analytics, which brings the financial intelligence and—very importantly—the data governance of the Tagetik model into the analytic model.

From pre-financial to financial information: a different perspective

Pre-financial information are strategic: their relevance is very often underestimated by the company. Sooner than later these information will "evolve" into monetary items affecting the company net result.