What is Modern Accounting?

As organizations use greater and greater amounts of data, modern finance teams are expected to keep up with the increased demand for detailed and timely financials, all while supplying analytics in real-time. With the expectation to run leaner and do more with less, finance departments must transform from a division …

Power BI Finance Dashboard: Integrating Financial Data with Microsoft Power  BI

Data visualization is key for companies that want a better understanding of where their business currently stands and which areas could increase productivity to enhance efficiency and generate more profits. There are many data visualization software options on the market, and it can be difficult to figure out which solution …

Alteryx vs. Dataiku: Why is Alteryx the right choice for my organization?

This article explores the similarities and differences of Alteryx and Dataiku—ultimately highlighting the unique features of Alteryx that make it the preferred analytics platform for data-informed organizations. Here’s a quick breakdown of the differences between Alteryx and Dataiku. Interface: Alteryx: Utilizes an integrated user interface including a tool palette, …

Accelerating Month-End Close with Process Automation

  Do you dread the month-end close processes within your company? Does your accounting team spend days, or even weeks, to complete reporting? You aren’t alone! The challenge is that behind the scenes, hundreds of small processes are happening, and they are all lumped into the simple phrase “month-end close,” …

Q&A: What is Alteryx Server?

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3 ways to overcome barriers to your business agility

Published December 1, 2021 There’s a lot of talk these days about business agility. Yet it’s much more than just a trendy new business term to throw around in a conversation. Ask any C-suite executive if their organization could be more agile, and they will likely answer yes. But what …

5 ways to refresh your budgeting process

Published November 27, 2021 Disruptive technology is a popular term. No matter how long companies have been in business, many claim that their technology, platform, or business will completely disrupt whatever industry it’s in. That’s all well and good. But what most organizations should disrupt are their budgeting processes. Here …

How to gain business agility with rolling forecasts

Published November 27, 2021 Rolling forecasts can make your organization nimbler, able to seize potential opportunities, and better prepared for upcoming roadblocks. When it comes to FP&A forecasting, most companies base their long-range forecasts on static planning processes, rather than more relevant, dynamic plans that reflect the complexities of the …

Escape the Excel Nightmare in FP&A and Budgeting with Workday Adaptive

Budgeting, planning, and forecasting processes are slow, manual, and error-prone when companies rely on Excel. In 2021, companies should have a faster, automated, and collaborative set of tools to make these processes less painful. Excel creates silos of data and business logic, exclusive to whoever built the model. Navigating complex …

What is Analytic Process Automation

Written by Alan Jacobson On any given day, you probably have a suite of analytic products, services, and tools to help you dive into your data. While they’re all great at what they do, they don’t automatically lead to insights that drive quick wins, fast ROI, and new business models. …