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2016 BI and CPM Trends

This article is all about what’s ahead for Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management for today’s businesses in 2016.  Look, the New Year has come and gone, more quickly than the last it seems – and here we are halfway through Q1.  At the end of last year and into the beginning of 2016, there […]

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Dynamics NAV Budgeting for Retail

This article will zoom in on budgeting and forecasting solutions for Retail organizations using Microsoft Dynamics NAV looking to expand their planning processes.     No matter if you are budgeting, forecasting, or looking at different scenarios as they could play for your company, actual figures and projected numbers are requisite so you can plan specifically […]

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CFOs’ Top Issues for 2016 and How to Solve Them

With 2015 behind us, CFOs are focusing on goals for 2016. A survey by Protiviti of 650 CFOs, vice presidents of finance, corporate controllers and other finance management professionals identified the top issues for 2016. Margin and earnings performance Controlling expenses and generating revenue and positive net income will always be the top priority for […]

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Budgeting for Retail Companies with Dynamics AX

In this article, we’ll discuss Retail budgeting and forecasting for your Microsoft Dynamics AX experience, zooming in on today’s features and functionalities.  Whether you are planning by budgeting, forecasting, or performing what-if analyses for your corporation, they all rely on historical figures and projected numbers, so you can strategize accurately for management of your retail […]

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What-if Analytics and Modeling for Dynamics

This article will discuss what-if analyses and modeling that some modern budgeting tools come equipped with for planning with Microsoft Dynamics that acknowledges variables. Financial planning is a responsibility that involves historical actuals, research-driven projections, goal setting, and collaboration.  Depending on your procedure, plenty can change in the course of the period.  Therefore, outside of […]

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What’s So Great About deFacto Planning 4.0?

deFacto has released the latest version of deFacto Planning, Version 4.0, which adds a number of significant new features and capabilities, including web and mobile interfaces, enhanced analytical and predictive features, higher scalability, and the ability to deploy a cloud-ready SaaS version from the Azure Marketplace. Customers who deployed deFacto to eliminate the problems they […]

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BPM Partners Survey Shows a New Era of Competition in Corporate Planning as deFacto Joins Elite Group

This year’s Pulse of Performance Management survey by BPM Partners again tracks the major market trends in the corporate planning and business analytics market. A key development this year is a changing of the guard in corporate planning, with the survey finding older vendors “playing catch-up” to a new generation of vendors that includes deFacto. The […]

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2015 and Beyond: Business Intelligence

In this article, we’ll explore Business Intelligence trends, particularly for the remaining half of 2015 and beyond, so you can continue making informed, dynamic decisions about the future of your company.  Remember the 4th of July?  That was nearly a month ago, and we don’t even have time to think about it because conferences, business […]

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Project Budgeting, Microsoft Dynamics AX Style

In this article, project budgeting and the modern planning solutions for project management will take center stage as a way to improve your Microsoft Dynamics AX experience.  It’s nothing new to say that budgeting and/or forecasting are such integral processes to managing a business – and that has always been true.  The quality of your planning […]

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Predictive Analytics: Crossing the Chasm

Many technologies follow a curve in which the original products are complex and expensive and can be deployed by only the largest and most resource-rich companies, but gradually become more widely adopted as they become more affordable and easily deployable. This is happening in the realm of predictive analytics, aided by new machine learning tools […]

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