Control Cost Allocations and Customer Profitability

Gain a competitive edge by automating detailed calculations to drive smarter decisions

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Why use the Aptitude Allocation Engine?

  • Extract insights from your data and perform multi-dimensional profitability analysis
  • Measure the true costs of individual products, customers or channels
  • Process huge volumes of data and get answers quickly
  • Have confidence in results sourced from detailed transactional and operational data
  • Reduce time spent handling data


The Aptitude Allocation Engine gives finance and business leaders the platform they need to unlock detailed financial insights from enterprise data.

At a glance

  • Control and adjust cost allocation routines
  • Model ‘what-if’ scenarios to test how business decisions will affect financial results
  • Incorporate actual transaction data into analysis rather than relying on estimates
  • Powerful in-memory and in-database processing capability
  • Detailed cost and profitability calculations
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