Decision Inc. UK Blog
3 Tips to Unlock SAP Data for Financial Decision Makers
Financial decision makers in various industries have long been grappling with the difficulties of obtaining accurate and timely insights from their data. In this era of cloud computing, organisations struggling to keep pace with fast evolving technologies, and the ever-growing data sources.
Decision Inc. UK Achieves SAP Gold Partner Status: Committed to Delivering Business-Orientated Solutions
London, United Kingdom – Decision Inc. UK, a leading digital partner, is proud to announce its SAP Gold Partnership status, affirming the company’s commitment to delivering exceptional SAP solutions and services to its clients.
Breaking down data silos with SAP® Analytics Cloud: Why a connected view of data is key to success
The right data tools will enhance data integration and ultimately unlock better planning and effective decision making. Today’s businesses need to be informed by comparable data, from budget forecasts to financial planning and beyond.
The Five Step Data Literacy Guide for Business Leaders
According to the Gartner Annual Chief Data Officer Survey, by 2023, the ability to think and act differently in response to data will become essential to driving business value. Everyone in the organisation is a data user.
Building a data driven culture
Some of the most successful digital businesses succeed because the companies shift their focus to building a data-driven culture. They understand that alongside the investment in technology, they need to equip their people to think and act differently to leverage the opportunity of data and technology.
Cutting Edge Analytics Starts with Data Quality
The meaning of the data-driven organisation has changed. Today, the true value of data lies in analytics and intelligence – but without sound data governance, your data could be nothing but disparate information.
The five key principles of a data governance framework
A data governance framework is the collection of rules, processes, and role delegations that ensure privacy, structure, and compliance in a company’s enterprise data management. These work in unison to enable data to be well organised and maintained, searchable, and meet all required regulations.
Accelerate Growth and Scalability With Strategy-Based Data Governance
Choosing the right data governance approach results in trustworthy, compliant data that drives the business forward quickly. Data has become one of an organisation’s biggest assets. But many businesses aren’t using their data well and it’s hurting their effectiveness and profitability.
Why a data governance framework is essential in executing your strategy
Strategy without governance is nothing more than a wish list. Every day, businesses produce and collect massive amounts of data – more than ever before. This data is essential for making informed decisions, but it can only be used effectively if it’s properly governed. To ensure that your strategy is executed successfully, you need to put in place a data governance framework.. This framework will help to align the data with the business goals and objectives.
Five Tips for an Effective Data Strategy that can Save Costs in the Face of a Looming Recession
Amid new global economic challenges, there is immense pressure on business decision makers to make critical choices quickly, The only way they can do that is with data, but a key enabler is an effective data strategy.
The Right Data Strategy is Critical for your Business Growth
Organisations seeking to drive decisions with data first need a data and analytics (D&A) strategy and operating model able to conceive data-driven business opportunities.
7 Ideas for your Data and Analytics Strategy
28 April, 2022 | As technology advances, we are able to collect and store more data than ever before. This data can be used to improve our understanding of what is happening in our businesses and how we can improve our performance.
10 Critical Considerations when Modernising Finance
26 April, 2022 | Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is a critical part of any business. It helps managers make informed decisions about where to allocate resources and how to best grow the company. Without a clear vision and roadmap, it can be difficult to make progress and achieve your goals.
How Data & Analytics Leaders should expand value while managing cost and risk.
In a recent article, Gartner stated that the focus on Data and Analytics Leaders is becoming increasingly intense. Digital transformation is putting them under pressure to increase business value, reduce costs and mitigate risk.
5 Keys to Building a Data Driven Business
10 February, 2022 | In today’s digital economy, the amount of data generated from operations and transactions is growing exponentially. This is driving more executives to prioritise investment in analytics and artificial intelligence.
Choosing The Right Partner For My Organisation.
Choosing whether to partner with a specialist or generalist consultancy when embarking on a programme of work, can be challenging for organisations looking to deliver maximum success and value to the business.
Should your company be considering xP&A?
xP&A, developed out of financial planning and analysis as a way of extending financial planning to align with operational planning. Last year, Gartner saw a huge rise in interest in this topic. In 2020, more than half of their FP&A inquiries asked about xP&A. Find out more.
Supercharge your analytics project
Business Intelligence (BI) Projects are often marketed as ‘self-service’ and we see many organisations embracing Self-Service BI as the way to facilitate their analytics requirements. But there is a gap between Self-service BI and the underlying enterprise analytics platform that is needed to deliver it.
Board International and South African based global technology services provider, Decision Inc. announce partnership
Board International, a leading software vendor of an all-in-one decision-making platform that integrates Business Intelligence (BI), Planning, and Predictive Analytics, has signed a partnership agreement with Decision Inc.
Redefining intelligence with Qlik’s SaaS offering and Decision Inc.
One of the most well-known approaches, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has undergone significant changes over the past few years as organisations have adapted their services to meet evolving customer and market requirements. Qlik, a global leader in data analytics and data-driven solutions, has recently deployed an enterprise-grade SaaS deployment that’s customisable, agile and highly scalable.
Business success comes down to customer experience
Even though modern technology is introducing new capabilities for organisations looking to adapt to evolving customer needs, the human element should never be forgotten. Whether it is a business-to-business or business-to-consumer company, much of its success comes down to how adept it is to build customer engagement and deliver a good experience.
8 Reasons why you need Synapse Analytics
In a recent survey by Harvard Business Review, 80% of respondents said their organisations are struggling to become mature users of data and analytics. 55% of them named data silos and data management difficulties as the biggest challenges to their data and analytics strategies.
5 reasons why you should be upgrading your SAP BPC.
The latest version of the SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) application, version 11.1 was released in 2019. It is now built on the BW4/HANA 2.0 platform, which is a significant improvement from the earlier versions.
Decision Inc. takes the digital lead with Microsoft Power BI Premium Per User offering
10 March 2021 | Microsoft has announced the availability of Microsoft Power BI Premium Per User from 01 April 2021 – a move that’s set to have significant impact on organisations looking to fully unpack and leverage the value of data and analytics within the business.
10 Reasons why Power BI is right for you
05 March, 2021| A picture speaks a thousand words. That’s what Power BI does to your data. It transforms one of your most valuable raw assets – your data – into rich visuals and analytics – that is easy to consume.
In pursuit of progress: defining true transformation
02 March, 2021 | Companies who stand still and do not actively find ways to progress in this digital era risk being left behind and ultimately becoming irrelevant. Now, more than ever, it’s important to build momentum by embracing the new.
New Chief Executive Officer takes the helm at Decision Inc. Australia
Feb 03, 2021 | Decision Inc., a global leader in information-driven transformation, has announced the appointment of Aiden Heke as the new Chief Executive Officer of Decision Inc. Australia.
Financial Digitisation: Relieving the Pressure Off Modern CFOs
The world is changing rapidly. Businesses need to make decisions at a faster and faster pace. And the job of gathering the required data to make these decisions usually lands at the feet of the CFO.
Automating your Finance: Who wouldn’t want to Reduce their Costs?
Financial processes are a requirement for businesses to remain operational. Automation of these processes removes reporting errors and reduces the operational costs of the financial procedures.
Decision Inc. UK reinforces customer-centricity focus with new Managing Director
Decision Inc., a global leader in Digital Transformation, has appointed Rick Newbould as the new Managing Director of Decision Inc. United Kingdom with the objective of driving the group’s expansion strategy and harnessing new client opportunities in the United Kingdom and European markets.
ABM Rebrand to Reinvent Digital Transformation in Australia
Aug 04, 2020 | ABM Systems is rebranding as Decision Inc. Australia from 1 August 2020 transforming into a fully-fledged digital technology platform business. By fully embracing the Decision Inc. organisation, it can leverage the global expertise of the group.
COVID-19 needs Rapid Business Decision-making
The COVID-19 crisis has pivoted the way that leaders plan. Decision-makers are under pressure to deal with an accelerated pace of change, and long-term planning has been replaced by quick, tactical decision-making.
Boost engagement and collaboration – and get the most out of your virtual meetings
The current Coronavirus pandemic has caused many countries – such as UK, USA, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Germany, among others – to follow a lockdown approach. Globally, organisations are turning to virtual meeting tools in a bid to remain connected to their employees and to engage with their customers.
Reporting Strategy – Measuring its Success
In this final article examining the business advantages of an effective reporting strategy, the focus turns to measuring the success of a project. As part of this, attention must turn to the key elements required to make a project successful.
Understanding the Do’s and don’ts when Adopting a Reporting Strategy
The journey from data to decision-making through reporting is a complex one. It requires a concerted effort to align operations. In the ultra-connected world where customer expectations revolve around real-time feedback, decision-makers have no choice but to move beyond being reactive and adopt a proactive mode of operating, leveraging the likes of predictive analytics, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
Reporting strategy – Turning Data into Insight
Accessing data to deliver the insights required for effective decision-making is a fundamental business skill in the digital age. Underpinning this is a corporate reporting strategy that links the information needs of an organisation with the data and the calculations to measure success.
RPA helps address key business challenges
While Robotic Process Automation, or RPA for short, does not give you a big green button that fixes all your problems, it does remove a lot of headaches that hold a business back.
Data security critical for cloud-based solutions
Traditionally, data used to be a physical asset that required on-site protection. However, in the digital age, data can be located anywhere in the world thanks to the adoption of cloud solutions.
Why are many BPC embedded projects unsuccessful?
Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) Embedded has been offered by SAP for some time now and yet, general perception in the industry is that many have not achieved the success that they set out to achieve.
Thrive in the chaos: Predicting the future of Brexit and the UK economy
It has been said that the market is only one tweet away from a crash. This highlights the serious instability within today’s market.
Avoid Brexit scenario planning at your own peril
In his recent blog (“Thrive in Chaos: Predicting the future of Brexit and the UK Economy”), Decision Inc. CEO Nicholas Bell wrote that trying to predict the future in an uncertain world is a massive challenge.
Technology Integration Revolutionises Business Analytics
The rapid evolution of technology has seen it become integrated into virtually every facet of organisations today. This is changing how business analytics (BA) is conducted especially when it comes to enterprise performance management (EPM).