Is a lean financial planning process a step in the right direction?

21st October 2020

The advantage of Lean Planning for finance departments. ‘Lean Planning’ means to downsize the process of financial planning itself. It does not mean to take less time to think about the plan, but to save time in the manual handling of putting the figures together.

Learn From the Numbers, Don’t Influence Them

2nd October 2019

Data-driven organisations learn from the numbers and act-upon what the data is telling them. Others may choose to manipulate them to support a view.

An Introduction to Master Data Management (MDM)

4th September 2019

Master Data Management is a much misunderstood tool in the data-driven organisation’s armoury. This blog outlines the key problems that it addresses and the functionality that it provides.

The Case for Data Virtualization

16th August 2019

It is not always possible to consolidate all of your corporate data into a single data warehouse, in which case Data Virtualization is a powerful tool that can solve otherwise intractable problems. This blog outlines what data virtualization is and typical use cases.

It’s Good to Share

26th July 2019

In a world where data is a valuable asset and GDPR introduces significant responsibility, data sharing deserves a new focus. This blog explores further.

Warehouses, Lakes and Swamps

5th July 2019

Data warehouses and data lakes have their place in a data-driven organisation but beware that they don’t become a data swamp. This blog discusses and explains these concepts.

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