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Empowering Finance Teams with Advanced Technology: Streamlining the Budgeting Process
Written by Heather L. Cole, September 28th, 2023 In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) play a[...]
What’s New in Planning Analytics Workspace 90
Written by Mike Bernaiche, September 22nd, 2023 Planning Analytics Workspace 90 was released on September 19, 2023, and there are[...]
Elevate Your Analytics: Why You Should Upgrade to Cognos Analytics 12
Written by Mike Bernaiche, September 13th, 2023 With the release of Cognos Analytics 12 in June 2023, IBM has taken[...]
Unlocking Efficiency and Innovation for Midmarket Companies with IBM Planning Analytics
Written by Heather L. Cole, September 8th, 2023 In today's fast-paced business landscape, midmarket companies face unique challenges when it[...]
Escaping the Budgeting Blues: Rolling Forecasts with IBM Planning Analytics
Written by Heather L. Cole, September 1st 2023 Budgeting – the word alone can send shivers down the spines of[...]
Unleashing Business Insights: A Comparison of Cognos Analytics and Power BI
Written by Mike Bernaiche, August 24th, 2023 Cognos Analytics and Power BI are two prominent names in the realm of[...]

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