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Certent Transforms ESMA/ESEF Compliance with Intelligent Reporting Platform

Certent Transforms ESMA/ESEF Compliance with its Intelligent Reporting Platform Certent Disclosure Management’s new ESMA/ESEF reporting platform takes the pain out of regulatory reporting with simple, intuitive system guidance Roseville, CA, May 28, 2020 – Certent, Inc., a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for financial disclosure management and equity compensation, announced today the release of their

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Scenario Analysis & Rolling Forecasts for Rapid-Response Finance

If the COVID-19 crisis teaches us anything, it proves that the annual operating plan (AOP) is a relic of the past.  Want proof?  According to the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP),[1] 85% of FP&A teams are now expecting to miss their revenue and earnings targets.  Why does that matter?  Well, AOPs comprise tens and sometimes

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What Does the Future of Finance Analytics Look Like?

The digital transformation of finance has been underway for many years.  The ability to automate manual tasks and processes using digital technologies has helped finance shift its focus from back-office processing and reporting of historic results – to forward looking forecasting and analysis of the business. Re-posted with permission from Source

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Using CPM/EPM Solutions to Navigate the Covid-19 Crisis

As the biggest global pandemic in over 100 years, the Covid-19 crisis is having major impact on the global economy and organizations in almost every industry across the globe.  And while the worst of the outbreak is hopefully behind us, the return to normalcy and timeline for economic recovery is anything but certain. Re-posted with

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Data Integration: The Tip of the Iceberg for Supporting CPM Processes

During all my years designing and implementing integration solutions for EPM processes, one thing is clear to me: data integration is a vital part of the equation. After all, it is what brings together any CPM process such as Financial Consolidation and Planning & Budgeting.  As an integration solution architect, I believe that having someone

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Gaining Analytic Insights into Trends and Signals in Operational Data

The increasing pace and volatility of global markets is putting more pressure on organizations, and their management, to increase their decision-making agility.  Smart line of business managers know they can’t do it alone.  They need to partner with CFOs and the finance team to gain access to up to date, accurate and consistent financial and

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Data-Driven Analytics: How it’s Transforming Finance and Baseball

Digital transformation is everywhere we look.  Smart phones, smart cars, smart appliances, smart finance departments and smart sports teams.  Within finance, digital transformation helps organizations master the execution of routine processes such as closing the books, accurately reporting financial results, managing budgets and controlling costs.  And the use of cloud-based applications is helping many finance

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Supporting OneStream Customers Through the Covid-19 Disruption

The first quarter of 2020 has been a challenging one for most organizations around the world.  A year that started out with positive economic growth for most countries, and record highs being reached in the major stock markets was changed abruptly by the Covid-19 pandemic.  It has brought segments of the global economy to a

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Oracle Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.209 is available

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.x and is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section. Hyperion Financial Management PSU 11.1.2.4.209 Patch 29343616   The Readme file describes the defects fixed in this patch and the requirements and instructions for applying this patch. Caution:

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Managing Successful Software Implementation Projects Remotely

The market disruption we are experiencing is a new challenge for most business models.  As work from home has become the norm we are often asked if a software implementation project can kick off or continue in a remote fashion.  The answer is an emphatic yes!  In fact, in the normal course of our business,

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Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2.1 is Available

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2.1 is available! Important information regarding the download files: When downloading the 11.2.1 installation files from Oracle Software Delivery Cloud, the release number will show as 11.2.0.0.0; however, the downloaded zip files will be release 11.2.1.0.0.  These are the correct files to use if you are going to use these files

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OneStream for the Public Sector: Settling the GOTS vs COTS Debate

For finance leaders in the public sector, the discussion around government off-the-shelf (GOTS) and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software has been around for a long time.  And like many of the great debates in government, odds are this debate isn’t going away anytime soon.  Why?  Well, with all the buzz on digital transformation taking place in

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Certent Customers Set a New Standard for Reports Filed with the SEC.

Certent Disclosure Management’s new HD ReportingSM feature to provide investors with innovative and easier–to–read filings.  Roseville, CA, March 24, 2020 – Certent, Inc., a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for financial disclosure management and equity compensation, announced today that the first wave of its customers has used Certent’s High Definition (HD) ReportingSM and become the first organizations to successfully file pixel-perfect, web-based reports with the SEC. These reports look and behave like paper reports, while

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OneStream is Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Again!

Customer review sites are becoming an important resource for prospective buyers of corporate performance management (CPM) software solutions.  Why?  Because they provide an unfiltered view of how satisfied customers are with their software vendor including product ratings and feedback on support and services.   Re-posted with permission from Source

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