Budgeting, Planning and Reporting - Thinking out of the box

Published 20th August 2019

At Aramar, we really do understand the frustrations that drive a planning project forward, but equally we also know the barriers that can stop a project getting off the ground. In this blog we talk about the common issues being faced by many companies and look at how our new out-of-the-box solution has been developed to resolve many of those issues.

The Changing Face of Cognos Analytics

Published 1st August 2019

Last month saw the latest release of Cognos Analytics and in this latest roll out IBM have made a raft of enhancements to reporting, authoring, dash boarding, data exploration and natural language AI processing. In this blog we take a look at the best new features and why this version aims to open Cognos Analytics up to new audiences.

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.