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Avebe – Financial consolidation in the cloud

To increase business agility, you need to make high-quality decisions based on timely performance information. But how to reconcile your figures fast, with subsidiaries all around the world? Avebe transformed its agility by switching to a cloud-based solution integrated with SAP ERP for rapid, automated financial consolidation. Users can now view up-to-date performance data anytime, […]

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IFRS16 kan nog voor verrassingen zorgen

Op 1 januari 2019 moeten organisaties met meer dan 500 operationele leases hun administratie voeren op basis van de nieuwe internationale accounting standaarden (IFRS16). Onderzoek wijst uit dat 55% van deze organisaties verwacht dat deze overgang een ‘behoorlijke impact’ zal hebben. De overgrote meerderheid geeft dan ook te kennen bezig te zijn met een impact […]

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Blockchain, from hype to reality.

To increase business agility, you need to make high-quality decisions based on timely performance information. But how to reconcile your figures fast, with subsidiaries all around the world? Avebe transformed its agility by switching to a cloud-based solution integrated with SAP ERP for rapid, automated financial consolidation. Users can now view up-to-date performance data anytime, […]

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Blockchain in het internationaal betalingsverkeer

Stel, je bent Directeur internationaal betalingsverkeer, Rudolf[i], en je zoekt al jaren vergeefs naar een manier om de efficiëntie te verhogen van de processen die onder jouw verantwoordelijkheid vallen. Processen die zijn gericht op het uitvoeren van internationale betalingsopdrachten van zijn klanten. Ondanks de mogelijkheden die de huidige IT biedt, wordt internationaal betalingsververkeer nog steeds […]

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Materialize your financial future

In what follows, we’ll take a look at how a company that is future-ready product- and service- wise, can ensure that its finance department is future-ready as well. A great example is Materialise, a company famed for its expertise in everything related to 3D printing. They recently collaborated with IBM to renew the entire handling […]

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Chemistry between IBM and Umicore for future-ready finances

With society moving at an ever-faster pace on an increasingly global scale, keeping track of the financial part of your company’s story is no walk in the park. Especially not for a multi-billion, multinational company like Umicore. However, with the right tools at the right place at the right moment, some of the obstacles that […]

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Is your finance organisation future ready?

I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news. The good news is that the past decade’s technological leaps have enabled finance professionals to gain access to more data than they could have ever dreamt of. The bad news: management toolkits have not kept up with the growth in volume and complexity we face today. […]

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To improve your planning, you need more than just spreadsheets

  A trending buzzword in business is now “Strategic planning”. What dominates today’s planning practice is the use of methods that are prone to errors and that don’t take full advantage of modern analytics capabilities. Usage of simple spreadsheets does not allow seamless access to relevant data and proper insights, but often leave decision makers […]

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Innovaties die ons leven helpen veranderen binnen 5 jaar

Blogpost van Gerard Smit, IBM Chief Technology Officer Benelux – Distinguished Engineer & Reverse Historian | Altijd leuk om weer even iets verder te kijken in de toekomst en aandacht te schenken welke innovaties op ons af gaan komen. Als je 24 jaar achter elkaar patent leider bent wereldwijd, met meer dan 8000 goedgekeurde patenten alleen […]

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