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Cloud-enabled Platform Puts Enterprise Data in Hands of Business Users for Real-Time Insights

Strategic business intelligence is crucial for business leaders to see clearly and act decisively. That intelligence is derived from data. As businesses are awash with data, many still struggle to identify what’s most important and what actions to take. Gartner asserts the need to progress from data to insights to model to action, and predicts […]

We’re 4 years old and just getting started …

Sometimes I have to remind myself that we’re just a toddler with a strong family history … Fresh from a quarterly board meeting, after closing out a great quarter ahead of plan, it felt like a good time reflect on where we’ve come. Four years ago, we formally announced the formation of Magnitude Software. We […]

Developments to watch: Blockchain for the enterprise

While blockchain is renowned as the underlying foundation for the crypto-currency Bitcoin, interest is bubbling up for blockchain across industries as entrepreneurs experiment with new use cases. Beyond financial services, healthcare IT sees promise, as does the Office of Finance for its record keeping and auditing needs. Beyond the benefits of blockchain is a reality […]

The Future of AI & the Office of Finance: How can the bar be raised with forward-looking indicators?

A new study released by Tata Consultancy finds that a majority of companies see artificial intelligence (AI) as “essential” to competitiveness with widespread adoption expected across job functions by 2020 in areas such as finance. With finance leaders serving as the data stewards at many companies, we see a transformation of the Office of Finance. […]

My take on new CFO IT study: Growth in data analytics fuels fragmentation problem

The 2017 CFO IT study is out and it shines a bright future for data analytics. CFOs are setting the data agenda and the survey reveals more than 70 percent of CFOs and finance executives plan to devote substantial time to data analytics in the next two years. While it’s great news that CFOs are […]