- 21st July 2016
In a recent survey of insurance professionals conducted by Aptitude Software in the second quarter of 2016, we asked respondents to identify challenges, risks and forecasted IT spend for their organizations. Respondents included both business and technology stakeholders.
- 19th July 2016
This is the fourth of a series of blog posts highlighting the results of FSN Publishing's 'Future of the Finance Function 2016 Survey.'
- 12th July 2016
This is the third of a series of blog posts highlighting the results of FSN Publishing's 'Future of the Finance Function 2016 Survey.'
- 5th July 2016
This is the second of a series of blog posts highlighting the results of FSN Publishing's Future of the Finance Function 2016 Survey.
- 21st June 2016
Thousands of column inches are devoted daily to the changing role of the CFO but a recent research study offers insights into where CFOs and their finance teams are in the Modern Finance journey. Download the report today for insights into current challenges, trends and more.
- 3rd June 2016
Gary Simon, CEO of FSN and Leader of the Modern Finance Forum on Linkedin talks to Tom Crawford, CEO of Aptitude Software, about how Finance can adopt a more data-driven approach to information management and decision-making.
- 24th May 2016
Aptitude Software is pleased to present a preview of FSN's 'Future of Finance Function' 2016 Survey of 760 senior finance members from across the globe.
- 8th April 2016
Results from the IBM Global C-Suite Study show winning CFOs take the long view and use integrated analytics to position their organizations for future change.
- 1st March 2016
We recently had a prospect ask us what the difference was between an Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Centric finance architecture and an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Centric finance architecture. It was a great question, and we wanted to share our thoughts on the subject with our readers.
- 12th February 2016
We bring years of experience in finance, accounting and technology to our client engagements. We are always trying to stay up to date on the latest news and trends and to help you do the same we've listed some of the most important and most interesting articles of the past several weeks.
- 5th January 2016
A solution from Aptitude Software helped significantly improve financial control and transparency while reducing cost.
- 21st December 2015
Santa shares how Aptitude Software is helping him keep up with increasing present requests, more complex data sources and new regulatory requirements.
- 14th November 2015
The standard topic for CFO-focussed publications is how Finance can escape day-to-day drudgery, connect with business teams and provide strategic advice. How does an accounting sub-ledger help?
- 30th October 2015
The new IFRS 9 standard is expected to significantly increase the workload across diverse functional groups such as risk and finance. In this post, we take a look at how Finance Departments will be affected by IFRS 9 and where they will encounter challenges.
- 16th October 2015
Finance transformation is hot again, according to a top analyst. But how can finance be more strategic amidst a barrage of tactical requirements?
- 21st July 2015
Harry Hibbert, European Financial Services & Insurance Sector Sales Lead for Aptitude Software, gives his takeaways from the Operations & Technology in Financial Services Conference in London.
- 8th June 2015
Industry experts only expect regulatory burdens to intensify, forcing banks to continue a shift to an enterprise-wide approach to reporting on and managing compliance issues.
- 28th May 2015
Drivers of Data Integration Strategy in a Transforming Health System: Why Organizations Need an Interactive Data Roadmap
We are excited to share a guest post written by Laura Zaremba, Principal at Trexin Consulting. Laura specializes in health information technology strategy & policy and the management of organizational change across organizations.
- 1st May 2015
View the short video below to learn how a large digital media company addressed its challenges around royalties management.
- 30th April 2015
The push for price transparency in healthcare is increasing but it's not just an issue of regulatory compliance. Healthcare providers who put systems in place to enable pricing transparency are better able to reduce costs, attract new customers and demonstrate value and quality of care to the market.
- 30th March 2015
The best CFOs inform the strategy of their company, providing faster, more insightful information when it’s needed. What do they have in common that allows them to do it?
- 30th March 2015
What does a bank’s Chief Financial Officer have in common with her counterpart in digital media? Do telecommunications, healthcare and retail CFOs share similar challenges?
- 17th March 2015
Customer experience took its rightful place at the heart of Retail Week Live this year. Major retailers like Argos, Dixons and Shop Direct focused their efforts on speed both online via agile web development and offline with faster, trustworthy delivery.
- 13th March 2015
What does an accountant say when boarding a train? 'Mind the GAAP'. ... Today Aptitude Software's London office is celebrating Comic Relief.
- 2nd March 2015
It is surprising that many companies don’t focus more on how they can better produce software. In this blog post, we review alternative approaches to application development and how they are becoming relevant to enterprise development teams.
- 2nd March 2015
"Application Platform" is a term that you'll be familiar with soon if you aren't already. Here we look at where the need has come from and start to decipher some of the differences between the options available.
- 26th February 2015
It’s an interesting and surprisingly intuitive fact that no single person in the world has enough knowledge to take raw materials and create something as simple as a computer mouse.
- 25th February 2015
The most recent Global CFO Signals report from Deloitte shows most CFOs approaching the year with cautious optimism.
- 23rd February 2015
2015 will be an exciting year for telecommunications M&A activity. CFOs success will be dependent on their ability to merge financial operations and processes. Those firms that have financial agility will have a competitive edge.
- 19th February 2015
The 6th iteration of the G-Cloud platform launched at the beginning of this month and we at Aptitude Software are proud to offer three services for procurement through the new Digital Marketplace. There are questions, though, as to whether the platform is growing too quickly and if SMEs are really getting the opportunities it purports to provide.
- 13th February 2015
For years retailers have led the way in understanding customer behaviour, but now that discount shops are taking more and more market share it's time to look elsewhere for game changing analytics. Understanding the inter-relationships in financial data between costs, revenues and margins in disparate areas of the business will allow retailers to invest in customer experience without eroding margins.
- 2nd February 2015
Few things are as important to executives as having confidence in financial results. Yet, finance systems don’t always get the attention (or press) of other operational or customer-centric systems.
- 16th January 2015
This is the final entry in a three-part series of posts by Ginger Frost, Senior Consultant at Aptitude Software.
- 13th January 2015
As a company poised at the intersection of finance and IT, we're always trying to stay up to date on the latest news and trends. This means a lot of reading about industry shifts, regulatory announcements and new technologies. Please check out some of our go-to sources for information below and if you see something we're missing, tweet us at @AptitudeSW.
- 8th January 2015
The role of financial controllers is shifting. We take a look at some of the themes around this important role in 2015.
- 30th December 2014
We believe Hadoop technology has and will continue to be a major resource for the enterprise organization. In the spirit of the upcoming New Year, we wanted to pull together some of the predictions we've seen that support the growth of Hadoop usage in 2015.
- 23rd December 2014
Here at Aptitude Software, we wanted to take this moment to spread some seasonal cheer and wish each one of you a very Happy Holiday season in the best way we know how.
- 18th December 2014
We live in an age of intelligence. Accountants drive strategy, marketers are scientists and logical coders helm global organizations. The best of these are driven by data without it taking center stage. Focusing on business benefits instead of the short term analysis, here are some of the best, cutting edge examples.
- 3rd December 2014
This is the second entry in a three-part series of posts by Ginger Frost, Senior Consultant at Aptitude Software.
- 2nd December 2014
This year has seen Black Friday cross the pond in a big way to infiltrate the UK retail industry in the same way that it's become embedded in US culture. It highlights just how prominent price promotion has become and shows the polarisation of retail into budget and luxury providers. So what does this mean for the mid-tier players who have bridged the gap between cost and quality for so long?
- 27th November 2014
At Aptitude Software, we pride ourselves on building great software. We also bake. Our inaugural bake-off makes a difference for Children in Need.
- 25th November 2014
Enterprise architects, like Formula One teams, live and die by how technology serves changing requirements.
- 19th November 2014
We are excited to be in Philadelphia, PA today for the Gross-to-Net Accounting and Accruals Summit for Life Sciences, hosted by CBI.Net!
- 12th November 2014
Considering a General Ledger upgrade, replacement or consolidation project? Before you take the leap, think about implementing an Accounting Hub and sub-ledger to gain greater functionality and save time and millions.
- 6th November 2014
Nick Thomas, Strategy & Solutions Lead at Aptitude Software shares a few takeaways from his recent attendance at the IPEXPO Europe and Teradata PARTNERS events.
- 23rd October 2014
Aptitude Software has always been proud of our processing performance, but in the past we have distanced ourselves from much of the hype around big data. However, we now see pragmatic business leaders realizing the opportunity to use leading data technologies to drive real business value.
- 5th October 2014
Almost six months after the FASB & IASB announced the new revenue recognition standards, companies need to be taking steps to address the requirement.
- 2nd October 2014
This is the first entry in a three-part series of posts by Ginger Frost, Senior Consultant at Aptitude Software.
- 22nd September 2014
As the music and entertainment industries become more and more complicated, organizations must ensure they have an integrated, high performance royalty management system in place - capable of processing high volumes of complex transactions.
- 2nd September 2014
Recently, The IBM Center for Applied Insights released the forth study in the Tech Trends series which highlights and tracks the rise and usage of technology game changers like big data & analytics, cloud, mobile, and social.
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