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Blog Post: Are You Ready For the Cloud?

Professional services firms, small or large, are always looking to improve their operations. In recent times, Cloud computing has re-defined how firms manage their corporate solutions.  Not only is the Cloud gaining more acceptance, it is reducing IT costs and increasing productivity of firms. Cloud computing has been on the [...]

Top 3 reasons why you should measure Employee Profitability and Profitability by Case

In today’s rapid changing market, the greatest asset of successful firms is the strength of its talented workforce.  Employees must be motivated, trained, retained, and effectively managed to ensure they help your firm increase its profitability.  Many times, firms only measure the profitably per partner as a key performance indicator [...]

An Organization’s Secret Weapon: CPM and KPI Analysis

A Key Performance Indicator (KPI) is a quantifiable measurement for gauging business success. You need to focus on the issues and fires burning today-not tomorrow, so the most important consideration is to improve strategies that deliver optimum results. A company must establish its strategic and operational goals and then choose [...]

Migrating from Cognos FSR to CDM

IBM Cognos Disclosure Management (CDM) is essentially an upgrade to IBM Cognos Financial Statement Reporting (FSR). Built using the same logic, the IBM Product Team gathered FSR end user feedback to produce the next major version of the product, and CDM was the result. With an updated architecture, significantly improved [...]

Introducing IBM Cognos TM1 10.2

IBM Cognos TM1 has further enhanced its features for an improved user experience with its latest release, TM1 10.2. Some of the existing functionality that current TM1 users are familiar with includes: Powerful planning and analysis with a 64-bit, in memory OLAP server capable of consolidating huge volumes of data [...]

How to Build Effective Dashboards

The purpose of dashboards and scorecards is to provide key stakeholders with a high-level overview of their organization’s performance based on various metrics or KPI’s; however, different users within some organizations request different types of data to be displayed, which eventually leads to the dashboard being difficult to read and [...]