Budgeting and forecasting is an essential part of any business and is typically one of the hardest components to get right, usually requiring hundreds of man hours to prepare. The most disturbing fact is that after investing so much time and effort, the detailed budget is quickly out-dated and…
The latest version of IBM Cognos Express is now available and includes major changes. Cognos Express will no longer be a single product install from this release onwards and is essentially enterprise versions of Cognos TM1 and Cognos Business Intelligence products. This means…
It’s now into June and you’re responsible for completing and submitting the budget for review in the next few days. Are you spending countless hours and late nights trying to consolidate spreadsheets and fix errors…
Budgeting and Forecasting in Excel spreadsheets is fraught with danger. Here are the top 7 indicators or signs that you should be moving away.
QMetrix together with Adaptive Insights and the Hobart Chamber of Commerce are hosting a free breakfast seminar in Tasmania on “Take your budgeting, planning and decision making to the next level”. The event will be held on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at The Henry Jones Art Hotel.
A properly designed and implemented BI solution embedded into your existing application can unlock hidden value in your product and help you beat your competitors to untapped markets.
Using a cloud based solution supported by the finance team means faster budgeting and planning, agility to change models as business needs dictate, and reduced costs for IT support and infrastructure.
BI has come along way since the early 2000′s, now there are an abundance of tools that can help with reporting from all your systems that are extremely affordable.
So what investment does a typical SME make annually on completing their budgeting and forecasting cycles using Excel?
Traditional annual budgeting in today’s economic and competitive environment can no longer be justified…
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Planning, budgeting and forecasting is generally a difficult and cumbersome task involving many wasted hours distributing, consolidating and fixing error-prone Excel spreadsheets.
In today’s continually changing business environment, it is critical to constantly look forward and anticipate. QMetrix can help your organisation implement an efficient, accurate and timely planning capability utilising fit-for-purpose software, which will free up highly paid staff to do their job, promote rolling forecasting and nurture a culture of forward planning that will drive business profitability.
Poor data management leads to wasted hours manually extracting, collating, merging and reconciling data only to arrive at a set of incorrect numbers that can lead to the wrong decisions being made.
QMetrix provides a range of data management services from data warehousing to master data management, data migration and data quality remediation services. By introducing proper process, governance and consistency in data management, your organisation can finally realise the value of the data that is available across multiple systems and transform it into reliable, business-critical information.