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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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    Calculating revenue on percentage of completion

    December 18th, 2018 | Lauri Järvinen

    This time around, I’m writing about elimination of percentage of completion elimination (POC). This concerns companies with long-term projects and who choose to book the revenue based on the POC. Instead of booking the revenue once when the entire project is finished, revenue is booked gradually as the project progresses based on the share of the incurred cost of the estimated total cost and estimated margin.

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    Why consider Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) as a part of your Cloud strategy?

    December 17th, 2018 | Martin Holm

    The need for change is just around the corner. Software and hardware are evolving together with trends and needs at the speed of light.

    Many of you are probably working actively on finding the most optimal way forward, and one conclusion can be to go for a Cloud solution that supports your need and demands.

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    All I want for Christmas... is efficiency, insight and predictability

    December 13th, 2018 | Sander van Yperen

    How to spend more time with your loved ones during the year.

    Finally, the holidays are coming, so we all have a moment to catch a breath after another year of hard work and your share of what life has to offer you. With the year near its end, this is also a moment for reflection. What happened this year? Did we spend enough time with our loved ones?

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    inlumi HQ moves to a new office

    November 28th, 2018

    inlumi is growing fast. To be able to accommodate our rapid expansion, our headquarters will soon be moving to a new address in the modern area of Leidsche Rijn in Utrecht. This spacious and inspiring new office will allow the team to work at their absolute best.

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    Cash flow explained

    November 14th, 2018 | Paul Wilcock

    How many people can say that they truly understand the cash flow statement? How many people - when asked to design a cash flow statement in a financial consolidation and reporting tool - would know where to start?

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    Building custom automation tools: Changing Oracle Cloud passwords

    November 6th, 2018 | Peter Toth

    Recently we had a request from an Oracle Cloud administrator who wanted to change user passwords programmatically. We came up with a solution to create a program that mimics the web requests that a normal user would make when changing their own password.

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