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    EPM Load Testing: Why and when do I need it?

    April 8th, 2019 | Abdelmajid Makrani

    Load testing allows you to test your EPM system to determine how it performs while being used by several users doing various activities in the system simultaneously. It can also be used to determine how much load the system can handle before it starts slowing down and eventually failing.

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    Tyman Adopts inlumi’s IFRS 16 HFM Starter Kit

    April 3rd, 2019

    As the date for transition to the new lease accounting standard IFRS 16 was approaching, Tyman were looking for a systemised solution for the reporting of leases under the new accounting standard.

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    SBAB Modernises Budgeting and Planning with Oracle Cloud

    April 1st, 2019

    SBAB Bank, a Swedish bank focused on mortgage lending and borrowing, was experiencing limitations in their existing EPM solution. After working for several years with Oracle Planning and Budgeting on-premise, they started looking into a more cost-effective Cloud-based way to deliver the same service to the organisation but also to provide more interactive and self-service reporting analytical tools. 

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    Oracle Analytics Cloud explained

    February 27th, 2019 | Martin Holm

    Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) was initially released during the second quarter of 2017 as part of Oracle’s Cloud strategy. The OAC software is fully compatible with all Oracle Cloud products and fits well with a wider Cloud solution strategy.

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    Country-by-country reporting explained

    February 20th, 2019 | Lars Roar Johansen

    An opportunity to introduce improved methods for group reporting

    In 2013 OECD and G20 countries adopted a common action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) that identified 15 actions to combat profit shifting.

    Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) is part of the OECD's Action Item 13. In short, large multinationals must provide an annual report that breaks down key elements of the financial statements by jurisdiction.

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    Setting up Your First EPM Robotic Process Automation Project (The Robots are Coming, Part 2)

    February 14th, 2019 | Wayne Kelly

    Now that we know the robots are coming, what makes a process a good first candidate for automation?

    In this post we will outline the key areas that should be considered to try and answer this question.

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    RPA: The Robots in EPM are coming and they are here to help (part 1)

    January 30th, 2019 | Kieron Cassidy

    Automation: it is everywhere in the Accounting and Finance world, from invoicing to salary payments. Where there is a large proportion of repetition in a boring workflow, automating it is the sensible option.

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    Why your company needs cross-domain data modelling

    January 28th, 2019 | Peter Toth

    In the blog post "What is analytics and why do we need it?" I stated that the data from disparate data sources should ideally be collected into a common data warehouse. Let's take a midsize company as a simple example in order to make this more tangible. The company makes money by billing hours and would therefore at least track the following profit metrics: employee cost, utilisation and forecasted earnings. Even a small company would need the following systems:

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    Six mandatory steps for implementing a planning software solution

    January 24th, 2019 | Martin Lundbye

    Will the software solution solve my planning issues?

    In recent years, we have experienced many new software solutions for planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBF). Companies have acquired and implemented new software solutions with the anticipation that their PBF issues disappear like snow in the sun.

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    Stuck in Excel hell?

    January 9th, 2019 | Nathan Goodearl

    As a Financial Controller, you might love Excel. But simply using spreadsheets for the creation of your budget or forecast has significant consequences.

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