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COVID-19 has exposed the need to smarten up supply chains and logistics.

“Statistical forecasting and machine learning to gain accuracy in demand forecasting is 100% where the focus of supply chain is these days,” says Peter Symons, chief revenue officer, Tridant in Company Director magazine, Nov 2020. 

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Manual financial processes can stifle business growth. CFOs are under enormous pressure to reforecast, reduce expenditure, and drive business continuity.

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Keep up with stakeholder demands and demonstrate the value-add of the FP&A function at the same time. 

We share our predictions of the 4 technology-enabled trends that will drive growth and transform finance and accounting processes?  

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A recommended approach: Multi-cloud strategy with Snowflake

Multi-cloud is growing in popularity as a key enterprise architecture strategy to assure business continuity with seamless access to applications, helping businesses move between different cloud environments to maximise their flexibility.

Our most read article in 2020:  
Tableau Nested LODs - A Dummy’s Guide

This article assumes basic knowledge of LODs. The 2-part how-to covers:
- where Nested LOD expressions work, do not work and more importantly, why it does not work
- the exception to the Nested LOD ‘rule’.
We are pleased to surface the article in full. For the data geek in all of us.

SPS 515: 4 Step Guide to an Agile Reporting Framework

With Prudential Standard SPS 515 Strategic Planning and Member Outcomes, the super industry is tasked to submit their first annual assessment of outcomes delivered to members at the end of 2020. Super funds need to enhance disclosures on fees and performance, and self-measure their performance, for open comparison against their peers ...

Keeping Up with Regulatory Requirements: COVID-19 Superannuation Early Release Scheme

As the pandemic continues to create unprecedented economic uncertainty, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) is pulling out...

Predicting Superannuation Rollouts for Early Action

The issue of member rollouts is gaining criticality in the financial services market. Churn models have immense value but how can you best use your data to make a difference? Our expert demonstrates how, with predictive analytics powering a Rollout Predictor, you can build optimal retention planning, and proactively address member attrition ...

Tableau 2020.3 Review: Top 5 New Additions

Tableau Software announced Tableau 2020.3 last week, positioned as ‘scaling prepped data just got easier’. 2020.3 enables users to output to and update external databases directly from Tableau Prep Builder ...

The Power of the Sparkline

When you think about it, one of the most common data representations is a word followed by a number. Sparklines are a great visual tool. Our expert demonstrates the impact of these succinct, data-dense graphics when representing data-heavy reports, adding context and value to even the blandest of data grids ...

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Finance eGuide: 7 key elements of effective reporting

Accelerate the Monthly Finance Cycle | Create reports that add value with actionable insights, enabling stakeholders to extract meaningful insights easily and make critical business decisions quicky, with confidence.

Finance eGuide: 6 Critical Steps to a Rolling Forecast

The value of the annual budget process is in question. A dynamic planning approach enables your organisation to Identify gaps, accelerate insights and drive business improvements, fast. Quickly serve emerging priorities and business improvements. Plan more frequently ...

Finance eGuide: 3 Steps to a Faster Monthly Close

Speed up close-to-disclose processes. Automated controls and processes drive efficiency, accuracy and real-time visibility into status, strengthening your control environment across the finance close process. Close accurately, faster ...

Case Study: Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania needed to transform vast amounts of data into valuable insights that would empower fact-based and customer-centric decisions. The system architecture and internal processes would need to be reformed in order to offer a self-service business intelligence solution. 

Case Study: Youi Insurance

Scalability, governance, and auditability is critical at Youi. Youi sought a FP&A platform to transform the insurer’s processes across planning, allocations and premium modelling. As an APRA-regulated entity, the stress testing functionality and scenario analysis has proven key to its business, ensuring rigour around their full costing process ... 

Webinar: Optimise Inventory Levels across your Supply Chain

Tridant and Anaplan discuss new-era supply chain planning challenges, and pathways to reduce costly excess inventory, manage supply volatility and avoid stockouts. Deep dive into multi-echelon inventory optimisation or MEIO, based on the theory of constraints ...

Inventory Optimisation: Getting it Right 

This step-by-step demo shows how the pre-built model, Tridant Inventory Optimisation Application, is empowering businesses to effectively manage supply volatility, avoid stockouts, and minimise excess inventory at every location in the supply chain ...