To gain a better sense of the pulse of the market in 2016, earlier this year Host Analytics sponsored a survey that was executed by Radius Global Research. The survey was taken by roughly 250 Finance executives in North America. The key areas of focus included the mission of Finance, key Finance and
Managing data is hard. Its diversity is growing in both nature and structure. It is usually fragmented across numerous systems, and it multiplies continuously. We as business users/data consumers continue to ask harder questions. We expect better answers. We bring new sources/types of data underneath our magnifying glass – so the enterprise has more types and quantity of data available for analytics than ever before.
Source: IDC/EMC Digital Universe Study 2012 Computer Sciences Corporation
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The business world is going digital. It’s starting to use all of those digital breadcrumbs that you, your cell-phone, your social media posts and your sensor-enabled world are leaving behind. Your employer is likely using these digital artifacts to its benefit, too. Is this a fad? No, it isn’t as no one’s giving up their smartphones and businesses are
It has to have access to data, the ability to integrate the data, and the power to analyze it for meaningful insights. Here is how data integration and analysis is critical to a successful EPM software system.
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