Magnitude Makes Seventh Acquisition; Bolsters SAP Presence with Every Angle

Today Magnitude reached another major growth milestone that continues our rapid expansion in unified application data management solutions by enhancing our support for the SAP ecosystem: Magnitude acquired Every Angle Software Solutions This provider of analytics software enables users of SAP-run organizations to optimize their operational performance by empowering insightful and flexible business analytics.

How balancing the collection of and connection to data can help modernize data management

From Gartner’s ‘Modern Data Management Requires a Balance Between Collecting Data and Connecting to Data:Data and analytics leaders need to take an aggressive approach that creates an appropriate balance between data collection and data connection.

As the value of data as a core asset to digital business is now widely accepted, the most immediate reaction is attempting to collect it as if that was the key to delivering business value. The very popular data lake trend, for example, puts the collection process at the center. But collecting data doesn’t necessarily deliver business value, and collecting data may not even be possible.

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What SAP users should consider before investing in RPA

Companies across industries are paying attention to Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for its ability to streamline and simplify routine business processes, and at lower cost than other options. Before beginning your RPA journey, every SAP user should prepare using this checklist: Read more

Considering an implementation of SAP Central Finance? Watch our new video

With 91% of surveyed SAP customers having non-SAP data sources, third-party data integration remains a hot-button issue.

If you have third-party data to integrate with SAP Central, note that we’ve just released a must-watch video on Magnitude SourceConnect for SAP. It’s for anyone considering an implementation of SAP Central Finance – especially if you want to streamline that implementation.

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Customer Findings from the SAP Central Finance Exchange

Earlier this month, Magnitude and TruQua hosted ‘The Central Finance Exchange’, where SAP Central Finance customers convened to share their perspectives and best practices. The attendees participated in a pre-workshop survey which highlighted valuable insights on a fundamental discussion theme: the need to deal with data from third party non-SAP sources. Read more

Why Marketers Should be Paying Attention to PIM in 2018

To compete in the age of omnichannel commerce, marketers need to exploit new channels: whether its Amazon, other distribution partners or direct-to-consumer. This requires that marketers have a handle on product information and its management (PIM) as the foundationfor meeting customers wherever they are.

Our Richard Hunt shares his perspective for how marketers can accomplish this in MarTech Advisor’s guest column. Read more

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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 had an ambitious goal: disrupt the status quo in the information management space. While we had some strong provenance from our founding entities, we were still an infant, with no name recognition and no following. But we had the backing of a strong financial sponsor, a strong team and even bigger ambitions. The last four years have flown by and I thought it would be a good time to reflect on where we have come and what we’ve accomplished … Read more

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3rd Party Data Solutions for SAP Central Finance: Build or Buy?

The first post in this series discussed the 5 types of data integration and the impact of data sources in enabling SAP Central Finance. This post considers the build vs. buy decision required to enable 3rd party data in SAP S/4HANA Central Finance. Read more

Beyond meeting the GDPR deadline, are you doing enough to make compliance sustainable?

The unfolding drama of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica debacle is further fueling the impending landmark GDPR regulations, but what are most companies doing?

Like other software companies that serve hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, we’re seeing a rapid increase in vendor request forms to attest to our GDPR practices. We’re also engaged in ongoing and frequent dialogue with compliance professionals, business process owners and technology teams on the implications. Read more

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Sneak Peek: Next-Generation Unified Business Analytics at Collaborate18

At Collaborate18, in Las Vegas, April 22-28, Magnitude will be giving a ‘sneak peek’ of the next generation of business analytics for Oracle ERPs and beyond.

Magnitude’s approach to Unified Business Analytics builds on and extends the rich legacy of NoetixViews, NoetixAnalytics as well as RapidDecision in delivering packaged business analytics for Oracle ERPs to accomplish 3 main goals. Read more