Blogs

Comparing Data using Sandboxes as dimensions in Planning Analytics Workspace

Published 2nd May 2019

Frequent updates to IBM Planning Analytics mean there are lots of exciting new features available. One feature that Bronyck Stokes Horrigan particularly likes is the ability to compare sandboxes as dimensions. In this blog Bronyck talks you through how you can easily compare two different scenarios in the same view!

IFRS 16 - shining a light on lease financing

Published 1st May 2019

In January the new IFRS 16 accounting standard came in to force. According to International Accounting Standards Board chairman Hans Hoogervorst, “These new accounting requirements bring lease accounting into the 21st century, ending the guesswork involved when calculating a company’s often-substantial lease obligation". Find out what the key changes are and the practical steps you should take to address the changes.

The top 5 things to look for when hiring a consultancy

Published 20th March 2019

Chris Sands has been working in IT consultancy for 35 years and can tell you a thing or two about what makes an IT project successful. In this blog Chris shares his top 5 things to consider when selecting a consultancy to work with.

5 key questions to ask about your data

Published 11th September 2018

Data processing and analytics can potentially make or break entities. Many organisations invest in the most cutting-edge data processing and analytics tools and are willing to spend billions of dollars annually to apply the best technology available. Yet many of these organisations underestimate the importance of data management until they need to implement analytics. Adam Bakhtiar shares the 5 questions you should always asks about your data when starting a new analytics project.

Data Visualisation – Making Data Digestible

Published 15th March 2018

Imagine you need to understand and interpret thousands of rows of data and present it in a way that everyone can understand. How are you going to interpret and present the information efficiently? The answer lies in effective data visualisation.

Attention to Retail

Attention to Retail: Staying ahead of the competition

Published 4th October 2017

There is no doubt that retailers are going through a period of unprecedented change driven by evolving consumer behaviour, rising costs, lower pricing power and the need to invest in information-led innovations. But what do they really need to gain that competitive edge?